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Table 2 The atmospheric PAH concentration levels as determined by the LV and HV methods

From: Evaluation of the genotoxicity of PM2.5 collected by a high-volume air sampler with impactor

Abbreviation of PAH Vapor pressure (Pa at 25 °C) Atmosphereic concentration by LV method ave. ± SD; ng/m3) Atmosphereic concentration by HV method (ave. ± SD; ng/m3) R value
Nap 10.4 1.76 ± 0.73 0.70 ± 0.42 −0.369
Acy 8.9 × 10–1 40.1 ± 20.9 0.47 ± 0.46 −0.058
Ace 2.9 × 10–1 0.24 ± 0.07 0.04 ± 0.03 −0.144
Flu 9.0 × 10–2 0.25 ± 0.17 0.05 ± 0.02 0.344
Phe 1.6 × 10–2 3.79 ± 0.81 0.45 ± 0.21 0.649
Ant 8.0 × 10–4 0.11 ± 0.08 0.03 ± 0.02 0.077
FLN 1.2 × 10–3 3.32 ± 0.85 0.49 ± 0.25 0.265
Pyr 6.0 × 10–4 1.71 ± 0.96 0.29 ± 0.15 0.068
BaA 2.8 × 10–5 0.16 ± 0.12 0.13 ± 0.12 0.795
Chy 8.4 × 10–5(at 20 °C) 0.54 ± 0.34 0.44 ± 0.35 0.906
BbF 6.7 × 10–5 0.31 ± 0.29 0.40 ± 0.29 0.951
BkF 1.3 × 10–8(at 20 °C) 0.17 ± 0.12 0.16 ± 0.13 0.928
BaP 7.3 × 10–7 0.25 ± 0.14 0.19 ± 0.15 0.954
dBahA 1.3 × 10–8 0.03 ± 0.02 0.03 ± 0.02 0.944
IndP 1.3 × 10–8 0.22 ± 0.19 0.25 ± 0.20 0.985
BghiP 1.4 × 10–8 0.33 ± 0.27 0.28 ± 0.22 0.964
  1. R means the coefficient of correlation