Table 5

 Examples of sensitivity analyses for increases in annual health outcomes

Health outcomeAge groupBase EstimateHigher exposure response (20 km)Higher baseline rate (20 km)Smaller population (15 km)
Total non-traumatic deathsAll 0.030 0.045 (based on 0.074%)0.0420.024
COPD+ asthma deaths⩾65 0.0078 0.014 (based on 0.46%)0.0063
Respiratory admissionsAll 0.044 0.035
Cardiac admissions⩾65 0.021 0.030 (based on 0.1%)0.017
Asthma admissions0–14 0.0027 0.0055 (based on 0.12%)0.0022
Asthma admissions15–64 0.0055 0.0070 (based on 0.18%)0.0042