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Table 3 Percent increase (95% Confidence interval) in cause-specific mortality per 10 μg/m 3 increase in the same day and 2-day average PM 2.5

From: Elemental concentrations of ambient particles and cause specific mortality in Santiago, Chile: a time series study

Cause of death Lag % 95% CI  
All     
Cardiovascular Same day 0.71 0.30 1.13
2 days average 1.33 0.87 1.78
Cerebrovascular same day 0.49 −0.22 1.21
2 days average 1.13 0.36 1.90
All respiratory same day 0.24 −0.42 0.90
2 days average 1.75 1.01 2.49
COPD same day 0.36 −0.83 1.57
2 days average 1.94 0.63 3.27
Over 65 years of age     
Cardiovascular same day 0.77 0.32 1.23
2 days average 1.54 1.05 2.04
Cerebrovascular same day 0.51 −0.28 1.31
2 days average 1.29 0.44 2.15
All respiratory same day 0.41 −0.30 1.13
2 days average 2.13 1.34 2.93
COPD same day 0.35 −0.94 1.65
2 days average 1.95 0.54 3.38
  1. Results for all ages and for age over 65 years.