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Tabie 1 : industrial emissions inventory for Bombay, 1973

Industry Sulphur dioxide (t /a) % (t /a) % (t /a) %
Chemical 48,180 45 2,920 19 7,045 29 Textile 27,010 24 1,351 9 4,453 18 Power Plants 22,630 21 10,366 67 10,950 46 Others 10,950 10 803 5 1,643 7
Total 108,770 15,440 24,091
After NEERI, 1991 a
Table 2 : Monthly mean lead concentrations, 1971-73

    Monitoring Site Monthly mean lead concentration (micro g m-3)
    Bandra 2.2 Bhandup 1.8 Chembur 1.3 Dadar 1.7 Dongri 1.0 Ghatkopa 0.4 Goregaori 2.4 Kaliwada 0.4 Laibaug 1.1 Sion 2.0 Bombay Mean 1.4
    After NEERI, 1991 a

Table 3 : Standardized prevalence of selected diseases in Bombay

Disease Pollutant load (Urban sulphur dioxide levels) Rural Low Moderate High (<50 micro g m-3) (51-100 micro g m-3) (>100 micro g m-3) (control)
Dyspnoea 3.2 6.0 7.3 5.5 Dhronic cough 1.7 2.7 5.1 3.3 Intermittent cough 0.4 5.8 15.6 3.7 Frequent colds 12.1 20.8 18.0 11.0 Chronic bronchitis 2.3 4.5 4.5 5.0 Cardiac disorders 8.2 4.3 6.8 2.7
After Kamat and Doshi, 1987



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