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Table 4 Percent increase and 95% confidence intervals (CI) of daily numbers of admissions (including deaths) due to respiratory emergency visits associated with 10 μg/m3 increase in PM10 levels and occurrence of desert dust event

From: Desert dust outbreaks and respiratory morbidity in Athens, Greece

Admissions Individually in the model Mutually Adjusted
PM10 (per 10 μg/m3) Dust Day (Yes vs No) PM10 (per 10 μg/m3) Dust Day (Yes vs No)
% (95% CI) P-value % (95% CI) P-value % (95% CI) P-value % (95% CI) P-value
All respiratory 1.60 (−0.69,3.95) 0.17 40.68 (20.23,64.61) < 0.001 0.70 (−1.57,3.03) 0.55 39.44 (18.82,63.64) < 0.001
Male 1.92 (−0.58,4.47) 0.14 41.71 (19.09,68.63) <0.001 1.04 (−1.46,3.59) 0.42 39.9 (17.22,66.98) <0.001
Female 1.26 (−1.33,3.93) 0.34 38.52 (16.03,65.37) <0.001 0.36 (−2.23,3.01) 0.79 37.87 (15.05,65.21) <0.001
18 - 64 years 1.63 (−1.3,4.65) 0.28 41.1 (15.57,72.27) 0.001 0.70 (−2.25,3.73) 0.65 39.87 (14.13,71.43) <0.001
> 65 years 1.59 (−0.75,3.99) 0.19 40.39 (19.35,65.14) <0.001 0.71 (−1.62,3.09) 0.55 39.13 (17.92,64.17) <0.001