Monday, December 17, 2012

Air Pollution Responsible for 2200 Premature Deaths per Year in Tehran, Iran

Considering short-term effects, PM10 had the highest health impact on the 8,700,000 inhabitants of Tehran city, causing an excess of total mortality of 2194 out of 47284 in a year. Sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide and ozone caused about, respectively, 1458, 1050 and 819 excess cases of total mortality.

Download the paper published in Iranian Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering

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