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Premature Mortality Due to Particulate Air Pollution in 239 American Cities


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LAS VEGAS, NV

This table provides summary information for Metropolitan Statistical Area 4120, LAS VEGAS, NV. 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: 38.3
Rank by PM-10 Concentration: 10 of 239
Mortality Attributable to Air Pollution
Risk Ratio for Cardiopulmonary Mortality: 1.17
Adult Cardiopulmonary Attributable Deaths: 350 (210-476)
Attributable Deaths per 100,000 Population: 76
Rank by Number of Attributable Deaths: 41 of 239
Rank Attributable Death Rate: 8 of 239
Mortality (1989 data)
Total Mortality: 5,038
Adult Cardiopulmonary Deaths: 2,444
Auto Accident Deaths: 154
Population (1980 data)
Total Population: 462,000
Counties Assigned to MSA
Clark Co, NV
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
NV
  Clark Co
  EAST LAS VEGAS
   2001 WINTERWOOD BLVD, EAST LAS VEGAS 51.6 155 1990 5
  HENDERSON
   BURKHOLDER JHS-PACIFIC AVE, HENDERSON 26.7 143 1991 5
  LAS VEGAS
   280 E. BONANZA 33.3 96 1990 5
   FRAIS & SCHUSTER, LAS VEGAS 21.1 89 1991 4
  NORTH LAS VEGAS
   1301 E LAKE MEAD DR, NORTH LAS VEGAS 52.9 162 1990 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. (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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