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Table 3 Estimated percent increase in hospital admissions for a 10 μg/m3 increase in 2-day averaged PM2.5 by cause of admission and season

From: Fine particulate air pollution and its components in association with cause-specific emergency admissions

  % 95% CI
Cardiovascular disease
All seasons 1.89 1.34 2.45
Winter 2.60 1.60 3.60
Spring 3.38 2.47 4.30
Summer 0.13 -0.78 1.06
Autumn 1.49 0.49 2.50
Myocardial Infarction
All seasons 2.25 1.10 3.42
Winter 2.10 0.42 3.81
Spring 4.50 1.42 7.68
Summer 2.09 -1.29 5.60
Autumn 0.68 -0.85 2.24
Congestive heart failure
All seasons 1.85 1.19 2.51
Winter 2.90 1.63 4.19
Spring 4.14 2.61 5.68
Summer 0.11 -1.23 1.46
Autumn 0.80 -0.40 2.01
Diabetes
All seasons 2.74 1.30 4.20
Winter -0.52 -3.20 2.24
Spring 5.43 1.97 9.02
Summer 1.85 -1.02 4.80
Autumn 4.78 2.16 7.46
Respiratory disease
All seasons 2.07 1.20 2.95
Winter 1.79 0.47 3.12
Spring 4.34 2.19 6.54
Summer 1.26 -0.60 3.16
Autumn 1.52 -0.06 3.13