More Information and References for Air Quality: Particulate Matter (PM2.5)
References and Community Resources'''Air Quality and Public Health in Utah'''[[br]] This Utah Department of Health Website provides information on particulate matter, its sources, ways to reduce exposure, and trend data.[[br]] [http://www.health.utah.gov/utahair/pollutants/PM/] '''AirNow'''[[br]] This U.S. Government website provides information on air quality from a collaboration of different agencies.[[br]] [http://www.airnow.gov] '''Choose Clean Air Utah'''[[br]] This Utah Department of Environmental Quality website provides information about air pollution in Utah and information on how to make healthy choices.[[br]] [https://air.utah.gov/] '''Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)'''[[br]] These EPA web pages provide information about particulate matter (PM), adverse health effects, research, and regulations.[[br]] [https://www.epa.gov/pm-pollution/particulate-matter-pm-basics] '''Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)'''[[br]] These CDC websites provide information about specific air pollutants and the way it can harm human health.[[br]] *[http://www.cdc.gov/air/pollutants.htm Air Pollutants] *[http://www.cdc.gov/air/ Air Quality][[br]] [[br]] Citations:[[br]] # Environmental Protection Agency (2016). National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS). Retrieved November 18, 2016 from the EPA: [https://www.epa.gov/criteria-air-pollutants/naaqs-table]. # Utah Department of Health (2019). Particulate Matter (PM): Health Effects - Air Pollution and Public Health in Utah. Retrieved November 14, 2019 from [http://www.health.utah.gov/utahair/pollutants/PM/index.html#Health]. # Jacob DJ & Winner DA. (2009) Effect of climate change on air quality. Atmospheric Environment 43(1), 51-63.
More Resources and LinksEvidence-based community health improvement ideas and interventions may be found at the following sites:
Additional indicator data by state and county may be found on these Websites:
- CDC Prevention Status Reports for all 50 states
- County Health Rankings
- Kaiser Family Foundation's StateHealthFacts.org
- CDC WONDER DATA2010, the Healthy People 2010 Database.
Medical literature can be queried at the PubMed website.