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Table 4 Diagnostic ratio of the PAHs

From: Ecological risk assessment of the levels of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in soils of the abandoned sections of Orji Mechanic Village, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria

Sample points \(\frac{Phe}{Ant}\) \(\frac{Ant}{Ant+Phe}\) \(\frac{Fla}{Pyr}\) \(\frac{Fla}{Fla+Pyr}\) \(\frac{Ban}{Ban+Chy}\) \(\frac{Bbf}{Bkf}\) \(\frac{\sum Comb}{\sum PAHs}\) \(\frac{\sum LPAHs}{\sum HPAHs}\)
A 1.36 0.42 1.88 0.67 0.77 0.72 0.26 0.208
B 2.90 0.33 4.85 0.18 0.19 2.69 0.39 0.660
C 3.00 0.25 0.83 0.45 0.90 0.08 0.16 0.525
D 0.91 0.52 2.04 0.67 0.64 1.56 3.76 0.244
E 1.95 0.34 4.92 0.33 0.11 3.20 0.33 0.429
CN1 5.66 1.73E−3 1.91 0.66 0.17 1.68 0.60 0.396
CN2 0.13 0.59 2.84 0.74 0.17 1.17 0.19 0.184
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