Table 2 Estimated excess daily mortality by provinces caused by the wildfire episode 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 Daily excess mortality (cases) based on RR=1.0%/10 μg/m3 Lower RR=0.5% Central RR=1% Upper RR=2%
 1 Uusimaa 0.27 0.46 0.71 0.23 0.31 0.11 0.07 0.00 0.17 0.07 0.26 0.37 0.16 0.31 1.8 3.5 7.0
20 Itä-Uusimaa 0.03 0.05 0.08 0.03 0.03 0.01 0.01 0.00 0.02 0.01 0.03 0.04 0.02 0.03 0.2 0.4 0.8
 5 Kanta-Häme 0.08 0.10 0.08 0.04 0.02 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.02 0.02 0.05 0.03 0.00 0.2 0.5 0.9
 6 Pirkanmaa 0.42 0.52 0.41 0.18 0.11 0.07 0.00 0.02 0.04 0.09 0.11 0.24 0.14 0.00 1.2 2.4 4.7
 7 Päijät-Häme 0.04 0.06 0.07 0.03 0.03 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.03 0.07 0.03 0.04 0.2 0.4 0.9
 8 Kymenlaakso 0.25 0.31 0.47 0.12 0.22 0.06 0.02 0.00 0.04 0.08 0.30 0.41 0.10 0.12 1.3 2.5 5.0
 9 Etelä-Karjala 0.09 0.10 0.14 0.04 0.06 0.01 0.02 0.00 0.01 0.03 0.12 0.38 0.06 0.04 0.6 1.1 2.2
10 Etelä-Savo 0.09 0.20 0.36 0.21 0.15 0.00 0.01 0.04 0.05 0.16 0.16 0.57 0.08 0.14 1.1 2.2 4.4
11 Pohjois-Savo 0.29 0.27 0.25 0.04 0.08 0.02 0.00 0.03 0.04 0.06 0.09 0.37 0.11 0.11 0.9 1.8 3.5
12 Pohjois-Karjala 0.16 0.15 0.14 0.02 0.05 0.01 0.00 0.02 0.02 0.03 0.05 0.20 0.06 0.06 0.5 1.0 2.0
13 Keski-Suomi 0.21 0.19 0.21 0.01 0.06 0.01 0.01 0.00 0.02 0.05 0.09 0.24 0.09 0.12 0.7 1.3 2.6
Total 1.9 2.4 2.9 0.9 1.1 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.6 1.3 3.0 0.9 1.0 8.5 17.0 34.1
  1. aProvince numbers used by Statistics Finland; province name in Finnish.
  2. Three risk estimates (lower, central, and upper) were calculated using corresponding relative risk (RR) values from the PM epidemiology.