Premature Mortality Due to Particulate Air Pollution in 239 American Cities
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This table provides summary information for Metropolitan Statistical Area 8780, VISALIA-TULARE-PORTERVILLE, 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.
|1990-1994 Average Annual Mean:||60.4|
|Rank by PM-10 Concentration:||1||of 239|
|Mortality Attributable to Air Pollution|
|Risk Ratio for Cardiopulmonary Mortality:||1.31|
|Adult Cardiopulmonary Attributable Deaths:||302||(186-402)|
|Attributable Deaths per 100,000 Population:||123|
|Rank by Number of Attributable Deaths:||47||of 239|
|Rank Attributable Death Rate:||1||of 239|
|Mortality (1989 data)|
|Adult Cardiopulmonary Deaths:||1,277|
|Auto Accident Deaths:||167|
|Population (1980 data)|
|Counties Assigned to MSA|
|Tulare Co, CA|
(State, County, City, Address)
|310 N CHURCH ST, VISALIA||60.4||207||1990||5|
|National Ambient Air Quality Standards:||50||150|
|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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