Table 1

The increased risk (R) of mortality from lung cancer resulting from long-term exposure to the annual average PM2.5 concentrations, as reported in the study by Pope III et al

Levels*PM2.5 concentrations (µg/m3)R (%)
Level 650–6044
Level 540–5036
Level 430–4028
Level 320–3020
Level 210–2012
Level 10–104
  • *Levels in this table refer to the PM2.5 concentration intervals that humans have long-term exposure to.

  • PM, Particulate Matter.