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Premature Mortality Due to Particulate Air Pollution in 239 American Cities


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HARTFORD-NEW BRITAIN-BRISTOL, CT

This table provides summary information for Metropolitan Statistical Area 3283, HARTFORD-NEW BRITAIN-BRISTOL, CT. 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: 21.0
Rank by PM-10 Concentration: 209 of 239
Mortality Attributable to Air Pollution
Risk Ratio for Cardiopulmonary Mortality: 1.04
Adult Cardiopulmonary Attributable Deaths: 172 (101-239)
Attributable Deaths per 100,000 Population: 16
Rank by Number of Attributable Deaths: 81 of 239
Rank Attributable Death Rate: 208 of 239
Mortality (1989 data)
Total Mortality: 8,967
Adult Cardiopulmonary Deaths: 4,437
Auto Accident Deaths: 144
Population (1980 data)
Total Population: 1,052,000
Counties Assigned to MSA
Hartford Co, CT
Middlesex Co, CT
Tolland Co, CT
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
CT
  Hartford Co
  BERLIN
   BERLIN HIGH SCHOOL, PATTERSON WAY 18.9 42 1990 1
  BRISTOL
   CITY HALL 111 N. MAIN STREET 19.6 49 1991 5
  EAST HARTFORD
   CITY HALL, 740 MAIN STREET 21.8 67 1994 5
  ENFIELD
   SHAKER ROAD 17.7 51 1991 5
  HARTFORD
   401 FLATBUSH AVENUE 20.0 62 1992 5
   CORNER OF SHELDON ST. AND COLUMBUS BLVD 24.0 56 1990 1
   FRANKLIN AVE. FIREHOUSE 22.1 51 1990 1
   HELCO, 400 SHELDON STREET 25.3 61 1990 5
  MANCHESTER
   TOWN HALL, 41 CENTER STREET 19.1 47 1990 1
  NEW BRITAIN
   NORTHEAST UTILITIES CURTISS STREET 20.8 63 1992 5
  Middlesex Co
  MIDDLETOWN
   CITY HALL, DEKOVEN DRIVE 21.5 58 1992 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. (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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