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This table provides summary information for Metropolitan Statistical Area 6780, RIVERSIDE-SAN BERNARDINO, 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: 48.1
Rank by PM-10 Concentration: 4 of 239
Mortality Attributable to Air Pollution
Risk Ratio for Cardiopulmonary Mortality: 1.24
Adult Cardiopulmonary Attributable Deaths: 1,905 (1,158-2,560)
Attributable Deaths per 100,000 Population: 122
Rank by Number of Attributable Deaths: 6 of 239
Rank Attributable Death Rate: 2 of 239
Mortality (1989 data)
Total Mortality: 17,789
Adult Cardiopulmonary Deaths: 9,685
Auto Accident Deaths: 748
Population (1980 data)
Total Population: 1,557,000
Counties Assigned to MSA
Riverside Co, CA
San Bernardino Co, CA
Monitoring Stations
(State, County, City, Address)
Annual Mean
Year of
of Years
of Data
  Riverside Co
   135 N. ALLESANDRO, BANNING 35.8 86 1993 3
   FS-590 RACQUET CLUB AVE, PALM SPRINGS 32.4 124 1991 5
   237 1/2 N. "D" ST., PERRIS 49.3 180 1990 5
   5888 MISSION BLVD., RUBIDOUX 71.0 196 1990 5
  San Bernardino Co
   83732 TRONA ROAD, TRONA, CA 93563 28.0 43 1993 1
   200 E. BUENA VISTA, BARSTOW 31.6 85 1991 3
   14360 ARROW BLVD., FONTANA 59.7 189 1990 5
   MIDDLE SCH-8560 ALIENTO, LUCERNE VALLEY 27.5 117 1991 3
   AIRPORT, ONTARIO 64.4 176 1990 5
   24302 4TH ST., SAN BERNARDINO, CA. 55.7 167 1990 5
   13207 MARKET ST, TRONA 39.9 147 1990 4
   14029 AMARGOSA ROAD, VICTORVILLE, CA 33.7 61 1993 2
   Annual Mean
PM-10 Concentration
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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