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Premature Mortality Due to Particulate Air Pollution in 239 American Cities


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NEW YORK, NY-NJ

This table provides summary information for Metropolitan Statistical Area 5600, NEW YORK, NY-NJ. 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: 28.8
Rank by PM-10 Concentration: 76 of 239
Mortality Attributable to Air Pollution
Risk Ratio for Cardiopulmonary Mortality: 1.10
Adult Cardiopulmonary Attributable Deaths: 4,024 (2,384-5,540)
Attributable Deaths per 100,000 Population: 44
Rank by Number of Attributable Deaths: 2 of 239
Rank Attributable Death Rate: 53 of 239
Mortality (1989 data)
Total Mortality: 90,149
Adult Cardiopulmonary Deaths: 46,227
Auto Accident Deaths: 973
Population (1980 data)
Total Population: 9,120,000
Counties Assigned to MSA
Bergen Co, NJ
Bronx Co, NY
Kings Co, NY
New York Co, NY
Putnam Co, NY
Queens Co, NY
Richmond Co, NY
Rockland Co, NY
Westchester Co, NY
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
NJ
  Bergen Co
  FORT LEE
   FORT LEE LIBRARY,CENTER AVENUE 29.2 78 1994 5
   G.WASHINGTON BR.OVERPASS,LEMOINE AVE. 41.3 95 1994 5
NY
  Bronx Co
  NEW YORK CITY
   IS 155, 470 JACKSON AV. 25.3 65 1994 5
   MORRISANIA CENTER, 1225-57 GERARD AVE. 28.3 76 1994 5
  Kings Co
  NEW YORK CITY
   301 GREENPOINT AVENUE 27.8 72 1994 5
   PS 314, 60TH STREET & GAWANUS EXPRESSWAY 30.1 94 1990 4
   PS 321 180 7TH AV, 24.0 59 1994 5
  New York Co
  NEW YORK CITY
   HOME SAVINGS BANK, 34TH ST. & 7TH AVE. 37.1 65 1990 1
   MABEL DEAN HIGH SCH.ANNEX, 240 2ND AVE. 28.8 72 1991 3
   MADISON AVE.STREET CANYON,47TH-48TH STS. 48.1 130 1994 3
   PS 59, 288 E. 57TH STREET, MANHATTAN 30.7 62 1993 2
  Richmond Co
  NEW YORK CITY
   POST OFFICE, 364 PORT RICHMOND AVE. 23.4 61 1994 4
   PS 26, 4108 VICTORY BLVD., TRAVIS 25.4 67 1994 4
   SUSAN WAGNER HS, BRIELLE AVE.& MANOR RD, 20.7 48 1994 3
  Westchester Co
  OSSINING
   HIGH SCHOOL, ROUTE 9, HIGHLANDS AVENUE 21.7 53 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.
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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