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Table 2 Weighted yearly means of PM 10 and the yearly means of benzo[a]pyrene

From: Comparison of child morbidity in regions of Ostrava, Czech Republic, with different degrees of pollution: a retrospective cohort study

  2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
PM10 μg/m3 μg/m3 μg/m3 μg/m3 μg/m3 μg/m3 μg/m3 μg/m3 μg/m3
Ostrava south 47.3 44.9 50.8 43.7 48.6 43.9 37.6 37.0 39.9
Ostrava east 46.6 50.8 53.3 40.3 53.4 60.9 59.8 47.8 47.0
Ostrava center 44.2 49.8 54.7 43.3 50.7 50.4 44.1 43.2 42.6
Ostrava west 33.9 40.1 45.8 27.7 31.8 40.1 24.2 26.2 28.7
B[a]P ng/m3 ng/m3 ng/m3 ng/m3 ng/m3 ng/m3 ng/m3 ng/m3 ng/m3
Ostrava east - - 7.9 10.0 10.3 11.7 8.9 9.3 9.2
Ostrava center PZ - - 7.8 6.5 9.2 6.8 6.4 5.1 5.5
Ostrava center MH - - 7.2 4.3 4.5 4.9 4.1 3.9 4.8
Ostrava west - - - 2.1 3.2 3.7 2.2 3.5 3.3
  1. B[a]P was monitored at 4 stations: O. center PZ = Privoz, O. center MH = Marianske Hory (see Figure 1).