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Table 5 Ecological risk factor (Er) and pollution ecological risk index (PRI) of the study samples

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

S. No. TypePbCrCdZnCuNiPRI
1LuxorNile Sediments25.5464.89166.6767.918.318.03341.35
225.9967.2695166.6779.219.448.91357.49
329.0170.2815133.3376.578.698.39326.26
4Aswan27.4043.8758100.00196.9720.529.32398.09
538.7646.8543133.33205.9422.418.68455.98
611.3650.2011133.33216.5015.7411.43438.57
Average26.3457.23138.89140.5214.189.13386.29
7Habo CityAgricultural soil7.3250.23233.3371.3926.1948.73437.19
88.6053.5478266.6776.5731.4753.07489.92
99.4948.5277300.0076.5728.9655.59519.13
10Edfo6.1040.6294166.6759.7222.1641.75337.02
11High Dam2.685.22091266.6738.1310.958.74332.38
123.004.4177366.6742.5127.7012.02456.31
13Fiyla4.448.60112466.6755.6013.4733.37582.15
Average5.9530.17295.2460.0722.9936.18450.59