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Table 5 Distribution of particulate matter (PM) in the farms

From: Indoor exposure to particulate matter and volatile organic compounds in dwellings and workplaces and respiratory health in French farmers

Air Pollutants Place Mean Min Median 3rd quartile Max
UFPM (pt/cm3) L 19298.0 631 10478.0 19390 148466
BR 17534.1 262 4928.0 18300 229300
G/S 7066.8 725 3529.0 7385 41920
PM1 (μg/m3) L 0.9 0 0.0 0 17
BR 1.0 0 0.0 0 8
G 0.8 0 0.0 1 12
PM2.5 (μg/m3) L 4.0 1 2.0 4 40
BR 4.5 0 1.0 3 46
G/S 13.3 0 2.5 8 327
PM10 (μg/m3) L 30.7 10 25.0 32 159
BR 26.4 0 16.0 28 159
G 259.6 1 69.5 167 5733
TSP (μg/m3) L 48.4 13 37.0 55 208
BR 46.3 0 26.0 42 452
G/S 361.8 1 156.5 334 5561
  1. UFPM Ultrafine particulate matter, PM Particulate Matter, TSP Total Suspended Particles, L Living room, BR Bed Room, G/S Granary/Stable