New York City Vital Statistics

Weekly: 8/27/99 to 10/29/99

Adverse effects in 7 of 9 categories correlate with pesticide spray period.

NOTE: The vertical position of these trendline pairs are shifted vertically (affixed at 0) to facilitate the observation of the relative acceleration of mortality through the spray period.
(1) Trendlines only, are shown
(2) Left-ends of trendlines are both affixed at 0
(3) Y-Axis values are relative values
Explanation of Method before continuing.

Note: The Spray Period began 9/3/99 and ended approximately 10/12/99.










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