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Table 4 Statistics for hospitalizations, estimated PM10 and weather in Darwin for dry seasons 1996–2005.

From: Vegetation fire smoke, indigenous status and cardio-respiratory hospital admissions in Darwin, Australia, 1996–2005: a time-series study

Diagnosis   Mean Standard Deviation Range
Cardiovascular Total 1.4 1.2 6.0
  Indigenous 0.2 0.5 4.0
  Non-Indigenous 1.2 1.1 6.0
IHD Total 0.6 0.8 5.0
  Indigenous 0.1 0.3 2.0
  Non-Indigenous 0.5 0.7 5.0
Respiratory Total 2.0 1.5 10.0
  Indigenous 0.5 0.7 4.0
  Non-Indigenous 1.5 1.2 7.0
Asthma Total 0.4 0.7 5.0
  Indigenous 0.1 0.3 2.0
  Non-Indigenous 0.3 0.6 3.0
COPD Total 0.4 0.7 4.0
  Indigenous 0.1 0.3 2.0
  Non-Indigenous 0.3 0.6 4.0
Respiratory infections Total 1.0 1.1 7.0
  Indigenous 0.3 0.5 3.0
  Non-Indigenous 0.7 0.9 5.0
Daily Estimated Ambient PM10 (μg/m3) 21.2 8.2 55.2
Daily Average Temperature (°C) 27.4 2.2 13.1
Daily Average Relative Humidity (%) 65.0 11.1 70.4
Influenza rates (weekly cases per 1000 consults for each day of the week) 13.2 12.3 82.4