Nomura, S., Blangiardo, M., Tsubokura, M., et al. (2016). Post-Nuclear Disaster Evacuation and Survival Amongst Elderly People in Fukushima: A Comparative Analysis Between Evacuees and Non-Evacuees. Preventative Medicine. 82: 77-82.
Elderly residents of care facilities evacuated after a disaster experienced a three-fold increase in mortality compared to baseline mortality in a control group. This potential impact should be considered in evacuation decision-making.