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Premature Mortality Due to Particulate Air Pollution in 239 American Cities


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LOS ANGELES-LONG BEACH, CA

This table provides summary information for Metropolitan Statistical Area 4480, LOS ANGELES-LONG BEACH, CA. 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: 43.8
Rank by PM-10 Concentration: 6 of 239
Mortality Attributable to Air Pollution
Risk Ratio for Cardiopulmonary Mortality: 1.21
Adult Cardiopulmonary Attributable Deaths: 5,873 (3,550-7,933)
Attributable Deaths per 100,000 Population: 79
Rank by Number of Attributable Deaths: 1 of 239
Rank Attributable Death Rate: 6 of 239
Mortality (1989 data)
Total Mortality: 60,906
Adult Cardiopulmonary Deaths: 33,825
Auto Accident Deaths: 1,458
Population (1980 data)
Total Population: 7,478,000
Counties Assigned to MSA
Los Angeles Co, CA
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
CA
  Los Angeles Co
  AZUSA
   803 N. LOREN AVE., AZUSA 51.0 134 1991 5
  BURBANK
   228 W. PALM AVE., BURBANK 47.9 176 1992 5
  HAWTHORNE
   5234 W. 120TH ST., HAWTHORNE 36.9 82 1993 5
  LANCASTER
   315 W. PONDERA ST., LANCASTER, CA 39.6 175 1990 5
  LONG BEACH
   3648 N. LONG BEACH BLVD., LONG BEACH 40.0 101 1990 4
  LOS ANGELES
   1630 N MAIN ST, LOS ANGELES 50.4 132 1990 5
  SANTA CLARITA
   SAN FERNANDO RD, SANTA CLARITA (NEWHALL) 38.8 89 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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