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This table provides summary information for Metropolitan Statistical Area 2160, DETROIT, MI. 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: 33.2
Rank by PM-10 Concentration: 27 of 239
Mortality Attributable to Air Pollution
Risk Ratio for Cardiopulmonary Mortality: 1.13
Adult Cardiopulmonary Attributable Deaths: 2,123 (1,265-2,906)
Attributable Deaths per 100,000 Population: 49
Rank by Number of Attributable Deaths: 5 of 239
Rank Attributable Death Rate: 37 of 239
Mortality (1989 data)
Total Mortality: 35,973
Adult Cardiopulmonary Deaths: 18,695
Auto Accident Deaths: 626
Population (1980 data)
Total Population: 4,353,000
Counties Assigned to MSA
Lapeer Co, MI
Livingston Co, MI
Macomb Co, MI
Oakland Co, MI
St. Clair Co, MI
Wayne Co, MI
Monitoring Stations
(State, County, City, Address)
Annual Mean
Year of
of Years
of Data
  Wayne Co
   14700 GODDARD 30.1 91 1993 5
   2842 WYOMING 42.5 129 1994 4
   6921 WEST FORT 39.2 107 1994 5
   NAT'L CHEMICAL SERVICES 312 WEST END 30.1 66 1994 5
   36600 SCHOOLCRAFT 25.0 53 1990 2
   38707 SEVEN MILE ROAD 24.4 52 1994 2
   315 GENESEE 33.7 93 1994 5
   Annual Mean
PM-10 Concentration
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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