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Table 2 Percent increase for 10 μg/m 3 increase in the two days average PM 2.5 : Combined across the 121 communities

From: A national case-crossover analysis of the short-term effect of PM2.5 on hospitalizations and mortality in subjects with diabetes and neurological disorders

   % 95% CI
1) Mortality    
All deaths 0.64 0.42 0.85
Deaths without medical conditions 0.60 0.36 0.84
Mortality by previous cause of hospitalization    
Alzheimer's disease 1.04 0.36 1.72
Dementia 0.94 0.01 1.89
Parkinson's disease 1.15 0.09 2.23
Multiple Sclerosis 4.01 -0.03 8.21
Diabetes 0.76 0.39 1.12
2) Cause specific hospitalizations    
Alzheimer's disease 0.20 -1.26 1.69
Dementia 0.92 -0.44 2.30
Parkinson's disease 3.23 1.08 5.43
Diabetes 1.14 0.56 1.73
  1. 1) Total Mortality in all Medicare Deaths and in subjects with previous cause-specific hospital admissions.
  2. 2) Cause-specific Primary Emergency Hospitalizations.