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Data for this project include human subjects PII and cannot be shared.

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

Data on approximately 2 million births occurring in NJ, OH, and PA from 2000 - 2005. Linked to PM2.5 and ozone concentration estimates from EPA CMAQ fused model. This dataset is not publicly accessible because: EPA cannot release personally identifiable information regarding living individuals, according to the Privacy Act and the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). This dataset contains information about human research subjects. Because there is potential to identify individual participants and disclose personal information, either alone or in combination with other datasets, individual level data are not appropriate to post for public access. Restricted access may be granted to authorized persons by contacting the party listed. It can be accessed through the following means: Birth data can be acquired through application to the state health statistics departments of NJ, OH, and PA. Contact author for code. Format: No data included.

This dataset is associated with the following publication: Rappazzo, K., D. Lobdell, L. Messer, C. Poole, and J. Daniels. Comparison of gestational dating methods and implications for exposure-outcome associations: an example with PM2.5 and preterm birth. JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 74(2): 138-143, (2017).

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: See this page for license information.

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

Metadata Source

Harvested from EPA ScienceHub

Additional Metadata

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 2017-02-15
Public Access Level public
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Harvest Source Title EPA ScienceHub
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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