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Annual PM2.5 and cardiovascular mortality rate data: Trends modified by county socioeconomic status in 2,132 US counties

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

Data on county socioeconomic status for 2,132 US counties and each county’s average annual cardiovascular mortality rate (CMR) and total PM2.5 concentration for 21 years (1990-2010). County CMR, PM2.5, and socioeconomic data were obtained from the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Community Multiscale Air Quality modeling system, and the U.S. Census, respectively. A socioeconomic index was created using seven county-level measures from the 1990 US census using factor analysis. Quintiles of this index were used to generate categories of county socioeconomic status.

This dataset is associated with the following publication: Wyatt, L., G. Peterson, T. Wade, L. Neas, and A. Rappold. The contribution of improved air quality to reduced cardiovascular mortality: Declines in socioeconomic differences over time. ENVIRONMENT INTERNATIONAL. Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS, 136: 105430, (2020).

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Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020

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Harvested from EPA ScienceHub

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Publisher U.S. EPA Office of Research and Development (ORD)
Data Last Modified 2019-11-04
Public Access Level public
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Program Code 020:097
Publisher Hierarchy U.S. Government > U.S. Environmental Protection Agency > U.S. EPA Office of Research and Development (ORD)
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