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Table 1 Summary statistics of daily air pollutant concentrations, meteorological data and mortality.2001–2013

From: Particulate air pollution on cardiovascular mortality in the tropics: impact on the elderly

  No.(days) Mean SD Percentile
Min 10th 50th 90th Max
Air Pollutants
 PM10 (μg/m3) 4748 29.4 12.9 7.6 19.1 27.6 39.9 336.6
 PM2.5 (μg/m3) 4748 20.0 10.6 6.0 11.9 18.1 28.9 275.8
 CO (mg/m3) 4748 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.5 0.8 3.6
 NO2 (μg/m3) 4748 25.0 6.8 7.4 16.8 24.4 33.7 60.7
 O3 (μg/m3) 4747a 37.7 15.1 5.4 20.1 35.8 56.9 125.5
 SO2 (μg/m3) 4748 13.2 7.6 0.5 4.2 12.3 23.2 60.8
Meteorological variables
 DBT (°C) 4748 27.8 1.1 23.4 26.3 27.8 29.2 30.9
 Relative humidity (%) 4748 81.4 5.3 63.6 74.6 81.2 88.5 98.1
Daily non-accidental mortality
 All ages 4748 43.5 7.7 21 34.0 43.0 54.0 74
 < 65 years 4748 12.9 3.6 2 8.0 13.0 18.0 27
 > 65 years 4748 30.6 6.5 13 23.0 30.0 39.0 57
Daily cardiovascular mortality
 All ages 4748 15.4 4.1 4 10.0 15.0 21.0 33
 < 65 years (No.) 4748 4.3 2.1 0 2.0 4.0 7.0 16
 > 65 years (No.) 4748 11.2 3.4 2 7.0 11.0 16.0 26
  1. aNo data for ozone on 11/2/2012