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Table 3 Contamination factor, degree of contamination, and pollution load index pollution of the heavy metals of the study samples

From: Assessment of heavy metal pollution in soil and bottom sediment of Upper Egypt: comparison study

Sample NoLocationtypeFeAsPbCrCdCoZnCuNiDCPLI
1LuxorNile Sediments0.640.043.656.302.860.703.630.300.5018.620.95
20.840.043.716.532.860.954.240.340.5520.071.08
30.670.064.146.822.291.164.100.320.5220.081.09
4Aswan2.510.023.910.514.571.952.040.400.5816.490.91
52.280.015.540.436.291.582.281.010.5419.940.91
62.600.011.620.838.001.972.980.490.7119.220.92
   1.590.033.763.574.481.393.210.480.5619.070.98
7Habo CityAgricultural Soil2.321.101.044.874.003.393.820.963.0224.522.32
82.091.171.235.204.573.803.961.153.2826.442.52
92.471.291.434.715.144.054.101.063.4427.692.66
10Edfo2.441.080.873.942.864.413.200.812.5822.192.09
11High Dam1.160.000.834.261.713.6210.540.750.5423.430.85
120.980.000.934.552.293.8611.020.820.7425.201.00
13Fiyla1.220.271.384.872.294.4611.590.570.8527.491.71
Average  1.810.701.104.633.273.946.890.872.0625.281.88