Articles | Volume 20, issue 13
Research article
03 Jul 2020
Research article |  | 03 Jul 2020

Decadal changes in anthropogenic source contribution of PM2.5 pollution and related health impacts in China, 1990–2015

Jun Liu, Yixuan Zheng, Guannan Geng, Chaopeng Hong, Meng Li, Xin Li, Fei Liu, Dan Tong, Ruili Wu, Bo Zheng, Kebin He, and Qiang Zhang


Interactive discussion

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AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Jun Liu on behalf of the Authors (08 May 2020)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (15 May 2020) by Aijun Ding

Post-review adjustments

AA: Author's adjustment | EA: Editor approval
AA by Jun Liu on behalf of the Authors (01 Jul 2020)   Author's adjustment   Manuscript
EA: Adjustments approved (02 Jul 2020) by Aijun Ding
Short summary
Ambient PM2.5 pollution contributed substantially to premature mortality in China. The contributions of various sectors to anthropogenic PM2.5-related premature mortality have changed substantially during 1990–2015. In 1990, the residential sector was the leading source, followed by industry, power, agriculture, and transportation, whereas in 2015, the industrial sector became the largest contributor, followed by the residential sector, agriculture, transportation, and power.
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