1999 Risk Characterization: Bar Charts
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|Numbers of People Above Specified Cancer Risk Levels
These six bar charts show numbers of people whose 1999 exposure exceeded set cancer risk levels (e.g., 1 in a million) from emissions associated with all source sectors and background combined for 53 carcinogens included in the national-scale assessment. Note: this is based on 2000 census total of 285 million people.
How to read the bar chart.
Population whose 1999 exposure exceeded 1 in a million:
Population whose 1999 exposure exceeded 10 in a million:
Population whose 1999 exposure exceeded 100 in a million:
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