Table 1 Observed daily mortality by provinces and additional PM2.5 population exposure as estimated from the air quality monitoring data during 26 August–8 September 2002 in Finland.

From: Population exposure to fine particles and estimated excess mortality in Finland from an East European wildfire episode

Provincea Observed daily mortality (cases) Total Average Population Relative mortality cases per day per million
  26 August 2002 27 August 2002 28 August 2002 29 August 2002 30 August 2002 31 August 2002 1 Sepetember 2002 2 Sepetember 2002 3 Sepetember 2002 4 Sepetember 2002 5 Sepetember 2002 6 Sepetember 2002 7 Sepetember 2002 8 Sepetember 2002     
 1 Uusimaa 18 26 16 22 21 28 22 28 16 21 27 26 23 20 314 22.4 1,318,324 17.0
20 Itä-Uusimaa 2 5 3 1 3 3 1 5 2 4 2 1 1 2 35 2.5 90,201 27.7
 5 Kanta-Häme 2 6 8 4 2 2 4 4 3 4 1 3 1 1 45 3.2 165,509 19.4
 6 Pirkanmaa 10 17 10 9 13 15 9 8 14 7 10 7 11 12 152 10.9 450,745 24.1
 7 Päijät-Häme 2 5 6 5 5 3 6 5 6 5 8 7 6 4 73 5.2 197,656 26.4
 8 Kymenlaakso 9 7 7 9 6 2 10 8 4 5 9 3 4 5 88 6.3 186,707 33.7
 9 Etelä-Karjala 3 5 2 4 2 3 2 4 4 1 0 4 3 6 43 3.1 137,019 22.4
10 Etelä-Savo 6 3 3 7 5 7 5 2 3 4 5 6 2 1 59 4.2 164,471 25.6
11 Pohjois-Savo 9 7 7 6 9 6 7 9 9 5 4 7 8 10 103 7.4 252,842 29.1
12 Pohjois-Karjala 5 3 4 6 3 3 3 9 6 7 8 6 8 2 73 5.2 170,793 30.5
13 Keski-Suomi 9 9 11 12 8 4 6 4 5 4 5 10 4 4 95 6.8 264,762 25.6
Total 75 93 77 85 77 76 75 86 72 67 79 80 71 67 1080 77.1 3,399,029 22.7
Province Daily exposure increments (μg/m3) Mean (μg/m3) Monitoring station
 1 Uusimaa 15.2 25.8 39.3 13.1 17.0 6.0 3.8 0.0 9.5 3.9 14.4 20.6 9.1 17.3 13.9 Helsinkiki-Kallio PM2.5
20 Itä-Uusimaa 15.2 25.8 39.3 13.1 17.0 6.0 3.8 0.0 9.5 3.9 14.4 20.6 9.1 17.3 13.9 Helsinkiki-Kallio PM2.5
 5 Kanta-Häme 42.2 52.5 41.1 18.2 10.8 7.0 0.0 2.1 4.5 8.6 11.1 23.7 14.1   18.1 Hämeenlinna PM10
 6 Pirkanmaa 42.2 52.5 41.1 18.2 10.8 7.0 0.0 2.1 4.5 8.6 11.1 23.7 14.1   18.1 Hämeenlinna PM10
 7 Päijät-Häme 18.2 29.7 37.3 14.2 13.4 5.4 0.0 0.8 0.6 5.7 16.3 36.4 15.5 21.1 15.3 Lahti-Laune PM10
 8 Kymenlaakso 28.3 34.5 52.7 12.8 24.3 7.2 2.7 0.0 4.0 9.4 33.7 45.5 11.2 13.9 20.0 Kotka-Rauhala PM10
 9 Etelä-Karjala 28.8 33.2 48.1 12.6 20.9 4.2 5.8 0.0 2.6 11.2 39.9 127.2 20.4 12.8 26.3 Imatra-Rautionkylä PM10
10 Etelä-Savo 14.9 33.8 60.4 35.2 25.3 0.0 2.5 5.9 8.1 26.2 26.5 95.8 12.6 23.1 26.5 Lappeenranta PM10
11 Pohjois-Savo 32.2 30.4 27.4 4.0 9.1 1.8 0.0 3.9 4.4 6.9 10.4 40.8 12.3 12.4 14.0 Kuopio-Itkonniemi PM10
12 Pohjois-Karjala 32.2 30.4 27.4 4.0 9.1 1.8 0.0 3.9 4.4 6.9 10.4 40.8 12.3 12.4 14.0 Kuopio-Itkonniemi PM10
13 Keski-Suomi 23.0 20.9 23.7 0.8 6.4 0.8 0.6 0.0 2.0 5.6 10.1 27.2 9.9 13.5 10.3 Jyväskylä-Palokka PM10
Weighted mean 24.2 32.2 38.9 13 14.8 4.91 2.14 1.2 6.22 7.03 15.8 34.4 11.6 13.4 15.7  
  1. aProvince numbers used by Statistics Finland; province name in Finnish.