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Title: Average Rate of Heat-Related Hospitalizations in 23 States, 2001-2010
Abstract: This map shows the 2001–2010 average rate of hospitalizations classified as “heat-related” by medical professionals in 23 states that participate in CDC’s hospitalization tracking program. Rates are based on hospital discharge records for May 1 to September 30 of every year. Rates have been age-adjusted to account for differences in the population distribution over time and between states—for example, if one state has a higher proportion of older adults than another. For more information: www.epa.gov/climatechange/science/indicators
Purpose: These data were created to be used for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Climate Change Indicators in the United States.
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Resource(Server) URL: https://www.epa.gov/climatechange
Download URL: https://geodata.epa.gov/arcgis/rest/services/OAR_OAP/HeatRelatedIllness/MapServer
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Publication Date: 20160802
Progress: Completed
Frequency: annually
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Begin Date: 20010101
End Date: 20100101
Currentness: Publication date
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West Bounding Longitude: -124.732770
East Bounding Longitude: -66.969271
North Bounding Latitude: 49.371730
South Bounding Latitude: 24.956376
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License http://edg.epa.gov/EPA_Data_License.html
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Theme Topics: Climate
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Originator: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Organization: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Air and Radiation
Person: Michael Kolian
Email: kolian.michael@epa.gov
Address Type: mailing and physical address
City: Washington
State: DC
Postal Code: 20460
Telephone: (202) 343-9261
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Metadata Date Stamp: 2016-07-29
Metadata Standard Name: FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata Standard Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
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