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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of noise exposure levels in decibels (dB) and populations of meshblocks (N = 52,561)

From: A statistical downscaling approach for generating high spatial resolution health risk maps: a case study of road noise and ischemic heart disease mortality in Melbourne, Australia

  Number of mesh blocks Mean Median SD Min, max 10th  % 25th  % 75th  % 90th  % IQR
Noise levels (dB) in all MBs 52,561 35.19 38.86 17.42 < 40, 80.43 2.62 25.58 47.81 54.6 22.23
Populations of inhabited MBs 43,541 90 87 48.44 3, 1516 36 62 114 142 52
  1. IQR interquartile range