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Data Brief. 2018 Sep 12;20:1917-1923. doi: 10.1016/j.dib.2018.08.216. eCollection 2018 Oct.

Data on evaluation of AQI for different season in Kerman, Iran, 2015.

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Department of Environmental Health Engineering, Faculty of Health. Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran.
Nursing Research Center, Faculty Member Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran.
School of Public Health, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.
Nutrition Food Safety Research Center (Salt), Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran.


The purpose of this data, was to evaluate the air quality index of Kerman city in different season of 2015. The data showed that the PM10 and O3 were highest in the winter season and PM2.5, CO, SO2 and NO2 in the spring season as the air quality indexes. The highest number of unhealthy days was observed in spring in relation to PM2.5 and PM10 pollutants. The data showed that 33 and 9 days of the spring season had unfavorable conditions in relation PM2.5 and PM10 pollutants respectively. Therefore, the pollutant responsible for air pollution in Kerman was PM2.5. By comparing the air quality index in different seasons of 2015 in terms of different pollutants, it was found that in most of the seasons, Kerman has a desirable air quality index.


AQI; Air pollution; Iran; Kerman; Season

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