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National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network

Description: 

The National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network is a system of integrated health, exposure, and hazard information and data from a variety of national, state, and city sources. CDC provides funds to 23 state and local health departments to develop local tracking networks that feed into the national tracking network.

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The Tracking Network includes the following types of data: health effects (data about health conditions and diseases); environmental hazards (data about chemicals or other substances); exposure (data about the amount of a chemical in a person's body); and other data such as demographics, behavior and lifestyle that may be related to a particular health problem.
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References: 

http://ephtracking.cdc.gov/showHome.action and related web pages. Accessed August 28, 2010.