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Premature Mortality Due to Particulate Air Pollution in 239 American Cities


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FORT LAUDERDALE-HOLLYWOOD, FL

This table provides summary information for Metropolitan Statistical Area 2680, FORT LAUDERDALE-HOLLYWOOD, FL. 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: 18.8
Rank by PM-10 Concentration: 230 of 239
Mortality Attributable to Air Pollution
Risk Ratio for Cardiopulmonary Mortality: 1.03
Adult Cardiopulmonary Attributable Deaths: 176 (103-245)
Attributable Deaths per 100,000 Population: 17
Rank by Number of Attributable Deaths: 78 of 239
Rank Attributable Death Rate: 205 of 239
Mortality (1989 data)
Total Mortality: 14,008
Adult Cardiopulmonary Deaths: 7,159
Auto Accident Deaths: 243
Population (1980 data)
Total Population: 1,014,000
Counties Assigned to MSA
Broward Co, FL
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
FL
  Broward Co
   LINCOLN PARK ELEMENTARY SCH. (NW CORNER) 18.3 28 1994 1
  DAVIE
   3205 SW 70TH AVENUE 17.1 64 1993 3
  FORT LAUDERDALE
   2101 NW SIXTH STREET 23.8 45 1990 2
   500 SW 14TH CT 17.9 66 1993 4
  HOLLYWOOD
   1000 E. SUNRISE BLVD, FT. LAUDERDALE 19.5 71 1993 2
   2701 PLUNKETT STREET HOLLYWOOD 17.6 66 1993 3
  MARGATE
   6300 NW 18 STREET MARGATE 16.5 55 1993 3
  PEMBROKE PINES
   11251 TAFT STREET PEMBROKE PINES 17.2 67 1993 3
  PLANTATION
   1200 NW 72 AVENUE PLANTATION 16.7 63 1993 3
  POMPANO BEACH
   301 NE 12TH STREET 18.7 62 1993 3
  TAMARAC
   7601 N UNIVERSITY DRIVE 16.9 58 1993 3
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. (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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