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Water Recreation and Illness Severity

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

Data included health survey data from beach goers and water quality measurements. 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: Data contain PII and cannot be released publically. Limited deidentified data sets can be requested by contacting Tim Wade ( Format: Data consist of comma delimited text files of survey data from beach goers and water quality measurements. Codebooks are in MS Word.

This dataset is associated with the following publications: DeFlorio-Baker, S., T. Wade , M. Turyk, and S. Dorevitch. Water Recreation and Illness Severity. JOURNAL OF WATER AND HEALTH. IWA Publishing, London, UK, 5: 713-726, (2016). DeFlorio-Barker, S., T. Wade , R. Jones, L. Friedman, C. Wing, and S. Dorevitch. Estimated Costs of Sporadic Gastrointestinal Illness Associated with Surface Water Recreation: A Combined Analysis of Data from NEEAR and CHEERS Studies. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PERSPECTIVES. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), Research Triangle Park, NC, USA, 125(2): 215-222, (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 2017-01-16
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Program Code 020:000
Publisher Hierarchy U.S. Government > U.S. Environmental Protection Agency > U.S. EPA Office of Research and Development (ORD)
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