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]] [http://www.cleanair.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://deq.utah.gov/legacy/pollutants/p/particulate-matter/index.htm] '''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/nceh/airpollution/ Air Pollution and Respiratory Health] *[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 Environmental Quality (2011). Choose clean air: particulate matter (PM10 & PM2.5). Retrieved March 19, 2012 from the Division of Air Quality: [https://deq.utah.gov/legacy/pollutants/p/particulate-matter/index.htm]. # Jacob, (D.J. & Winner, D.A. (2009). Effect of climate change on air quality. Atmospheric Environment, 43(1), 51-63.McInerney, B. (2005). What will happen if snow melts earlier? (PowerPoint slides). Retrieved from Brian McInerney at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.