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Research Article

Decreased Pulmonary Function in School Children in Western Japan after Exposures to Asian Desert Dusts and Its Association with Interleukin-8

Table 2

Daily air pollutant levels and weather information on ADS days and non-ADS days in 2012 and 2013.
(a)

MeasurementADS days
April 23 and 24, 2012March 8 to 10, 2013March 19 and 20, 2013

Daily average temperature, °C
Daily maximum temperature, °C
Daily minimum temperature, °C
Daily average relative humidity, %
Daily minimum relative humidity, %
Daily average atmospheric pressure, hPa
Daily average mineral dust particles, km−1
Daily average nonmineral dust particles, km−1
Daily average SPM, μg/m3
Daily average PM2.5, μg/m3
Daily average SO2, ppb
Daily average NO2, ppb
Daily average , ppb

(b)

MeasurementNon-ADS days
20122013

Daily average temperature, °C
Daily maximum temperature, °C
Daily minimum temperature, °C
Daily average relative humidity, %
Daily minimum relative humidity, %
Daily average atmospheric pressure, hPa
Daily average mineral dust particles, km−1
Daily average non-mineral dust particles, km−1
Daily average SPM, μg/m3
Daily average PM2.5, μg/m3
Daily average SO2, ppb
Daily average NO2, ppb
Daily average , ppb

Data are presented as the mean ± S.D., Non-ADS days were all other days except for ADS days from April 1 to May 31, 2012, and March 1 to May 31, 2013.

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