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Premature Mortality Due to Particulate Air Pollution in 239 American Cities


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CHICAGO, IL

This table provides summary information for Metropolitan Statistical Area 1600, CHICAGO, IL. 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.

  
PM-10 Concentration
1990-1994 Average Annual Mean: 33.7
Rank by PM-10 Concentration: 24 of 239
Mortality Attributable to Air Pollution
Risk Ratio for Cardiopulmonary Mortality: 1.13
Adult Cardiopulmonary Attributable Deaths: 3,479 (2,075-4,759)
Attributable Deaths per 100,000 Population: 49
Rank by Number of Attributable Deaths: 3 of 239
Rank Attributable Death Rate: 37 of 239
Mortality (1989 data)
Total Mortality: 58,666
Adult Cardiopulmonary Deaths: 29,873
Auto Accident Deaths: 1,073
Population (1980 data)
Total Population: 7,102,000
Counties Assigned to MSA
Cook Co, IL
Du Page Co, IL
Kane Co, IL
Lake Co, IL
McHenry Co, IL
Will Co, IL
Monitoring Stations
  Location
(State, County, City, Address)
Average
Annual Mean
PM-10
Concentration
(1990-1994)
Peak
24-Hour
PM-10
Concentration
Year of
Peak
Reading
Number
of Years
of Data
IL
  Cook Co
   MARSH SCHOOL, 9810 S. EXCHANGE 34.1 77 1993 2
  BLUE ISLAND
   EISENHOWER HI SCH 12700 SACRAMENTO AVE 33.3 96 1990 5
  CHICAGO
   13100 S DOTY 34.7 84 1994 5
   3535 E. 114TH ST. 35.0 143 1990 5
   CHICAGO AVE. PUMP. STA., 805 N. MICHIGAN 35.3 93 1990 5
   FARR DORMITORY 3300 S MICHIGAN AVE 33.6 103 1990 5
   MAYFAIR PUMP STA., 4850 WILSON AVE. 42.3 134 1993 5
   ST. FRANCIS SCH., 10155 S. EWING ST. 43.3 149 1990 3
  CICERO
   ROOSEVELT H.S., 15TH ST. & 50TH AVE. 35.8 86 1990 5
  LYONS
   4043 JOLIET AVE. 32.6 134 1990 5
  MCCOOK
   50TH ST. AND GLENCOE 44.4 147 1993 4
  SOUTH HOLLAND
   170TH ST. & S. PARK AVE. 30.8 94 1994 5
  SUMMIT
   GRAVES ELEM. SCHOOL 60TH ST. & 74TH AVE. 37.4 118 1994 5
  Du Page Co
  BENSENVILLE
   711 E. JEFFERSON 22.8 60 1993 4
  NAPERVILLE
   CITY HALL, 400 S. EAGLE ST. 23.0 51 1992 3
   FIRE STATION 175 JACKSON ST 26.3 96 1990 2
  Will Co
   ROUTE 6 & YOUNG RD., WATER PLANT WEST 20.1 40 1994 1
  JOLIET
   PERSHING SCHOOL MIDLAND & CAMPBELL STS 28.0 89 1990 5
  ROCKDALE
   MIDLAND & OTIS, ROCKDALE 32.0 122 1994 5
Notes
   Annual Mean
PM-10 Concentration
24-Hour
PM-10 Concentration
National Ambient Air Quality Standards: 50150
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.
Italic designates PM-10 Hotspots, individual monitoring stations among the top 50 24-hour concentrations in the U. S. in 1994.
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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