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Premature Mortality Due to Particulate Air Pollution in 239 American Cities


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ST. LOUIS, MO-IL

This table provides summary information for Metropolitan Statistical Area 7040, ST. LOUIS, MO-IL. 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: 31.8
Rank by PM-10 Concentration: 40 of 239
Mortality Attributable to Air Pollution
Risk Ratio for Cardiopulmonary Mortality: 1.12
Adult Cardiopulmonary Attributable Deaths: 1,195 (711-1,639)
Attributable Deaths per 100,000 Population: 51
Rank by Number of Attributable Deaths: 9 of 239
Rank Attributable Death Rate: 34 of 239
Mortality (1989 data)
Total Mortality: 21,638
Adult Cardiopulmonary Deaths: 11,368
Auto Accident Deaths: 386
Population (1980 data)
Total Population: 2,355,000
Counties Assigned to MSA
Clinton Co, IL
Madison Co, IL
Monroe Co, IL
St. Clair Co, IL
Franklin Co, MO
Jefferson Co, MO
St. Charles Co, MO
St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Co, MO
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
IL
  Madison Co
   VFW BUILDING, 2044 WASHINGTON AVE 41.3 107 1994 2
  ALTON
   409 MAIN ST., CLARA BARTON SCHOOL 32.6 94 1990 5
  GRANITE CITY
   15TH & MADISON 47.2 103 1991 5
   2001 E 20TH ST 82.3 164 1990 1
   23RD & MADISON 38.3 96 1990 5
   2420 NAMEOKI RD, PLAZA FURNITURE 35.9 90 1994 5
  SOUTH ROXANNA
   211 SINCLAIR, CITY HALL 35.0 85 1992 5
  WOOD RIVER
   54 N. WALCOTT 33.2 96 1990 5
  St. Clair Co
  EAST ST LOUIS
   13TH & TUDOR RAPS SITE 36.9 84 1991 5
MO
  Jefferson Co
   DUNKLIN HIGH SCHOOL, HERCULANEUM 23.7 70 1993 5
  St. Charles Co
   GENERAL ELECTRIC STORE HIWAY 94 W ALTON 23.3 78 1990 4
  St. Louis
  ST LOUIS
   14TH & MARKET 29.3 79 1990 5
   8227 SOUTH BROADWAY 27.6 74 1990 5
   CHAIN OF ROCKS WATER DEPARTMENT 25.6 75 1990 5
   NEWSTEAD & COTEBRILLIANT 25.5 67 1990 5
  St. Louis Co
  CLAYTON
   77 HUNTER AVE 25.4 64 1990 5
  FERGUSON
   3400 PERSHALL ROAD 19.0 55 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.
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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