Premature Mortality Due to Particulate Air Pollution in 239 American Cities
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This table provides summary information for Metropolitan Statistical Area 1480, CHARLESTON, WV. The table also provides detailed information on PM-10 concentrations reported at individual monitoring stations within the MSA.
A glossary provides an explanation of key terms reported in the MSA tables.
|1990-1994 Average Annual Mean:||30.6|
|Rank by PM-10 Concentration:||53||of 239|
|Mortality Attributable to Air Pollution|
|Risk Ratio for Cardiopulmonary Mortality:||1.11|
|Adult Cardiopulmonary Attributable Deaths:||126||(75-173)|
|Attributable Deaths per 100,000 Population:||47|
|Rank by Number of Attributable Deaths:||101||of 239|
|Rank Attributable Death Rate:||44||of 239|
|Mortality (1989 data)|
|Adult Cardiopulmonary Deaths:||1,284|
|Auto Accident Deaths:||69|
|Population (1980 data)|
|Counties Assigned to MSA|
|Kanawha Co, WV|
|Putnam Co, WV|
(State, County, City, Address)
|PUBLIC LIBRARY 312 4TH AVE||30.5||72||1990||4|
|POCA HIGH SCHOOL (POCA)||29.8||62||1993||1|
|National Ambient Air Quality Standards:||50||150|
|California Ambient Air Quality Standards:||30||50|
|NRDC Recommended Standards:||17||33|
|All PM-10 concentrations are reported in (ug/m³).|
|Bold designates PM-10 Hotspots, individual monitoring stations among the top 50 annual mean concentrations in the U. S. (There were none in this MSA.)|
|Italic designates PM-10 Hotspots, individual monitoring stations among the top 50 24-hour concentrations in the U. S. in 1994. (There were none in this MSA.)|
|Peak 24-hour PM-10 concentration reported is the highest value of the 2nd highest 24-hour concentration reported during a year for which data is available.|
|Metropolitan Statistical Areas are as defined by the Office of Management and Budget for 1980, except for New England, where areas are New England County Metropolitan Areas.|
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