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Table 2 Intended application target in drift events by case status, all crops, 2000–2015

From: Examining the role of wind in human illness due to pesticide drift in Washington state, 2000–2015

Application target Events Confirmed cases Unconfirmed cases
n (%) n (%) n (%)
Tree fruit 151 (59.9) 320 (46.4) 30 (62.5)
Undesired plant 23 (9.1) 41 (5.9)
Vegetable 21 (8.3) 124 (18.0) 8 (3.2)
Soil 12 (4.8) 66 (9.6)
Cereal 12 (4.8) 30 (4.3)
Small fruit 8 (3.2) 12 (1.7)
Other grain/fiber 6 (2.4) 22 (3.2) 3 (6.3)
Grass 3 (1.2) 49 (7.1)
Beverage crop 3 (1.2) 7 (1.0) 7 (14.6)
Landscape/ornamental 3 (1.2) 6 (0.9)
Oil crop 3 (1.2) 5 (0.7)
Flavoring/spice 3 (1.2) 4 (0.6)
Forest 2 (0.8) 2 (0.3)
Building surface 1 (0.4) 1 (0.1)
Other fruit 1 (0.4) 1 (0.1)
Total 252 (100) 690 (100) 48 (100)