Selin SARAÇ
(Toros Üniversitesi, Mühendislik Fakültesi, Endüstri Mühendisliği Bölümü, Mersin, Türkiye)
Melik KOYUNCU
(Çukurova Üniversitesi, Mühendislik Fakültesi, Endüstri Mühendisliği Bölümü, Adana, Türkiye)
Yıl: 2020Cilt: 35Sayı: 4ISSN: 1019-1011Sayfa Aralığı: 883 - 890İngilizce

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The Effect of Weather Conditions and Some Demographic Data on the Confirmed COVID-19 Cases: Analysis for 12 Statistical Regions of Turkey
COVID-19 has been affecting the world since the beginning of 2020. Although current evidence indicates that the virus spreads through contaminated objects or close contact with infected individuals, there is limited research on under what conditions the virus spreads faster. This study is conducted to reveal the relationship between COVID-19 cases and meteorological conditions and also some demographic characteristics. For this goal, real-feel air temperature, humidity, and wind speed; analyzed as meteorological parameters. The number of individuals over the age of 65, the education level of the individuals, and the population density are also considered as demographical parameters. The analyses are conducted based on Spearman’s correlation coefficients. The results proved that the positive correlation was calculated for real-feel air temperature, wind speed, population density, and the number of individuals over 65, whereas negatively correlated with humidity.
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