Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2012 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Particulate Emissions: Health Effects and Labour Market Consequences

Table 3

Average wage development 1998–2000, EURO-2000 price level.

DiseaseControl groupPatient groupDifference in average wage development
N 2000Average wage 1998Average wage 2000N 2000Average wage 1998Average wage 2000

Coronary heart disease17,21928,93029,9132,89828,19729,10080
Stroke8,60927,95628,7371,29831,43431,257958
Lung cancer2,57126,70627,15411025,74627,816−1,622
COPD5,03425,68226,25879425,04125,52789