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Table 4 Results of the application of the local air dispersion model for PM10 and NO2 around 40 incinerators in Italy, 2 incinerators in Slovakia and 11 incinerators in England.

From: Health impact assessment of waste management facilities in three European countries

  Italy Slovakia England
PM10 (measured data)    
Mean (SD) 0.0030 (0.0040) na 0.0016 (0.0010)
25% percentile 0.0010 na 0.0009
50% percentile 0.0016 na 0.0014
75% percentile 0.0032 na 0.0020
PM 10 (national limits)    
Mean (SD) 0.0114 (0.0151) 0.0078 (0.0037) 0.0143 (0.0083)
25% percentile 0.0038 0.0066 0.0084
50% percentile 0.0061 0.0075 0.0124
75% percentile 0.0120 0.0082 0.0181
NO 2 (measured data)    
Mean (SD) 0.1944 (0.2583) na 0.1346 (0.1056)
25% percentile 0.0658 na 0.0602
50% percentile 0.1050 na 0.1040
75% percentile 0.2060 na 0.1807
NO 2 (national limits)    
Mean (SD) 0.2271 (0.3018) 0.1542(0.0747) 0.2855 (0.1666)
25% percentile 0.0769 0.131 0.1690
50% percentile 0.1220 0.149 0.2490
75% percentile 0.2400 0.163 0.3612
  1. Population-weighted exposure to PM10 and NO2 in 2001 (data in μg/m3).
  2. na: data not available