Premature Mortality Due to Particulate Air Pollution in 239 American Cities
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Top 50 MSA's Ranked by Attributable Mortality
This table considers Metropolitan Statistical Areas ranked by the number of premature deaths attributable to particulate air pollution. The table identifies the top 50 MSA's of the 239 MSA's for which we have data.
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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