Environmental Justice Research Database
Title of Source Source Type(s) Health Outcome(s) Environmental Aspect(s) Analyzed Population(s) Analyzed Most Recent Year of Data Year of Publication
Community Health Profiles Websites COPD; Asthma; Lung Cancer Occupational Hazard; Access to care; Water; Pollution; Waste; Air; Pollution None 2014 2017
Houston and Harris County State of Health Websites Alimentary; Kidney; Respiratory; Cancer; Heart Disease; Stroke; Diabetes; Pneumonia; Alzheimer's Disease; COPD; Lung Cancer; Breast cancer; Cerebrovascular disease; Prostate cancer; Oral Disease; Oral Cancer; Low Weight Births; Preterm Births; Colorectal Cancer; Chlymadia; Gonorrhea; HIV; Syphilis; Tuberculosis; Infectious Disease; Mental Disorders; Pharynx Cancer Air; Water; Built Environment; Toxic Chemicals Socio-economic Status None 2017
Estimated Prevalence and Incidence of Lung Disease PDF Reports; Contains Raw Datasets Respiratory; Cancer; Asthma; COPD; Lung Cancer; Occupational Hazard Total Population; Children; Incidence 2012 2014
Chronic Disease Profile PDF Reports Alimentary; Respiratory; Cardiovasular; Cancer; Heart Disease; Stroke; Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease; Diabetes; Asthma; Lung Cancer; Malignant neoplasms; Cerebrovascular disease; Breast cancer; Prostate cancer; Obesity; Oral Disease; Oral Cancer Built Environment; Access to exercise opps.; Access to Grocery Total Population; Leading Causes of Mortality 2014 2016
Harris Health System Community Assessment Statistics and Maps (Maternal Infant Health Indicators Maps) Websites Cancer; Lung Cancer; Breast cancer; Prostate cancer; Low Weight Births; Preterm Births; Cervical Cancer; Colorectal Cancer -- Teen Pregnancy Rate; Children; Occupation 2016 2017
A Closer Look at Air Pollution in Houston PDF Reports Alimentary; Respiratory; Immune; Kidney; Nervous; Eyes; Development; Cardiovasular; Kidney; Hematologic; Endocrine Air; Pollution; Occupational Hazard Total Population; Occupation 2004 2006
EPA Houston TX Interactive Maps; Websites Cancer; Birth Air; Pollution Children 2011 2017
Air Quality Index Interactive Maps; Websites Respiratory; Cancer; Lung Cancer Air; Radon Geography 2014 2017
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Houston Metropolitan Area Contains Raw Datasets; Websites; Interactive Maps -- Air Total Population 2017 2017
Harris County Health Data - Episcopal Health Foundation Interactive Maps; Websites Respiratory; Diabetes; Obesity; Chlymadia; Infectious Disease -- Total Population; Age Distribution; Educational Attainment; Gender; Racial and Ethnic Composition; Socio-economic Status; Children; Occupation; Health status; 2016 2016
American Lung Association State of the Air 2016 Report PDF Reports Cardiovasular; Diabetes; Asthma; COPD Air; Pollution; Toxic Chemicals Total Population; Age Distribution; Geography; Children 2016 2016
Hazardous Air Pollutants Special Report PDF Reports Hodgkin's Disease; Lymphoma; Leukemia Air; Pollution Age Distribution; Gender; Socio-economic Status 2003 None
A Closer Look at Air Pollution in Houston: Identifying Priority Health Risks PDF Reports Respiratory; Cardiovasular; Immune; Male Reproductive; Female Reproduction Air; Pollution Geography 2004 2007
The San Jacinto River Waste Pits Unleashed Toxins into the River and Residents Say Their Bodies Websites Integumentary; Male Reproductive; Female Reproduction; Cancer Water; Pollution Total Population; Geography; Occupation; Health status; Incidence; Mortality 2012 2014
Researching Dirty Air?s Effect on Health: Are Some Texans Immune? News Article Respiratory; Cardiovasular; Cancer; Asthma; Air; Pollution Total Population; Racial and Ethnic Composition; Socio-economic Status; Geography; Health status; Mortality; Proximity to refinery 2013 2013
Health of Houston Survey 2010 CATI Questionaire PDF Reports -- Pollution; Access to Grocery; Crime; Transport; Housing Age Distribution; Educational Attainment; Gender; Racial and Ethnic Composition; Socio-economic Status; Insurance coverage; Health status 2010 2011
Texas: Possible Cancer Clusters in East Harris County and Houston Websites Skin Cancer; Melanoma; Brain Cancer ; Eye Cancer; Cervical Cancer; Lymphoma Pollution Children 2015 2015
Oil Refineries Required to Reduce Toxic Pollution into the Air Communities Breathe News Article Cancer; Nervous; Respiratory; Hematologic; Birth Defects; Asthma; Debilitating Illness; Air; Pollution Total Population 2012 2014
Houston?s Most Polluted Neighborhood Draws the Line at Alberta Tar Sands News Article Integumentary; Nervous; Hematologic Air; Pollution Socio-economic Status; Children; Proximity to refinery 2005 2013
Fracking ? Wasting and Contaminating Texas Water News Article Kidney; Hematologic; Cancer; Road Traffic Accident; Liver Disease; Air; Water; Pollution; Natural Disaster; Accident; Waste Total Population 2013 2015
Benzene Leaks from Pipelines have been Quietly Adding to the Ship Channel Toxic Mix News Article Cancer; Birth Defects; Spina Bifida Water; Pollution; Waste Total Population 2013 2015
The World Health Organization has Determined that the Specific Kind of Dioxin Dumped at the Pits?2.3.7.8-TCDD?is a Human Carcinogen News Article Cancer Water; Pollution Total Population 2017 2017
A Closer Look at Air Pollution in Houston: Identifying Priority Health Risks: Report of the Mayor's Task Force on the Health Effects of Air Pollution PDF Reports Alimentary; Respiratory; Immune; Kidney; Nervous; Eyes; Development; Cardiovasular; Kidney; Hematologic; Endocrine Air; Pollution Total Population 2006 2006
Ambient Air Concentrations Exceeded Health-Based Standards for Fine Particulate Matter and Benzene During the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Published Research Hematologic; Leukemia; Cancer Air; Pollution Total Population 2010 2015
Air Pollution and Health Risks Due to Vehicle Traffic Published Research Respiratory; Respiratory; Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease; Asthma Air; Pollution People living near major roadway 2010 2013
EPA Contaminent Superfund Maps Interactive Maps Cancer -- Total Population 2017 2017
Community Health Profile Report Area A PDF Reports Cardiovasular; Heart Disease Occupational Hazard; Access to care; Water; Pollution; Waste; Air; Pollution Socio-economic Status; Children; Obese/ overweight 2010 2014
Births in Harris County PDF Reports Birth -- Total Population; Births 2013 2016
Teen Birth Rates PDF Reports Teen Birth -- Total Population; Teen Pregnancy Rate; Births 2013 2016
Preterm Births PDF Reports Preterm Births -- Total Population 2013 2016
Low Birth Weight Births PDF Reports Low Weight Births -- Total Population 2013 2016
Very Low Birth Weight Births PDF Reports Low Weight Births -- Total Population 2013 2016
Prenatal Care First Trimester PDF Reports No PNC (prenatal care) -- Total Population 2013 2016
Cancer Community Needs Assessment and Patient Navigation PDF Reports Cancer; Lung Cancer; Breast cancer; Prostate cancer; Obesity; Cervical Cancer; Colorectal Cancer Access to care Total Population 2012 2014
Harris County - Medically Underserved Areas and Medically Underserved Populations PDF Reports Medically Underserved Access to care Total Population 2012 2012
Prenatal Care Late-None PDF Reports No PNC (prenatal care) -- Total Population 2013 2016
Houston State of Health Access to Exercise Opportunities Interactive Maps; Websites -- Access to exercise opps. Physical activity 2016 2016
An Evaluation of Water Quality in Private Drinking Water Wells Near Natural Gas Extraction Sites in the Barnett Shale Formation Published Research None Water; Pollution; Toxic Chemicals Total Population 2013 2013
No Prenatal Care PDF Reports Birth -- Total Population 2013 2016
Infant Mortality PDF Reports Birth -- Total Population 2013 2016
Fetal Mortality PDF Reports Birth -- Total Population 2013 2016
Maternal Mortality PDF Reports Birth -- Total Population 2013 2016
Houston State of Health Indicators Annual Ozone Air Quality Interactive Maps; Websites -- Air Total Population 2015 2017
Harris County - Medically Underserved Areas. Medically Underserved Populations and Health Professional Shortage Areas PDF Reports -- Access to care Total Population 2012 2012
Health of Houston Survey Websites -- Air; Pollution Total Population 2010 2017
Breast Cancer- New Cases PDF Reports Breast cancer -- Total Population 2009 2012
Houston State of Health 2015-2016 Executive Summary PDF Reports -- Air; Water; Access to care Total Population; Racial and Ethnic Composition; Gender; Age Distribution; Educational Attainment; Socio-economic Status; Obese/ overweight 2016 2017
County Health Rankings Interactive Maps -- Air; Water; Access to care Geography; 2017 2017
Breast Cancer- Hospital Discharges PDF Reports Breast cancer -- Geography; People living near major roadway 2007 2009
Breast Cancer- Deaths PDF Reports Breast cancer -- Geography; Gender; Mortality 2008 2012
Community Needs Index Interactive Maps -- Access to care Socio-economic Status 2017 2017
Cervical Cancer- New Cases PDF Reports Cancer; Cervical Cancer -- Geography:Incidence 2009 2010
Houston State of Health Children with Low Access to a Grocery Store Interactive Maps; Websites Obesity; Oral Disease Food; Access to Grocery Children 2015 2017
Cervical Cancer- Deaths PDF Reports Cancer; Cervical Cancer -- Geography; Mortality 2008 2012
Kinder Houston Area Survey PDF Reports -- -- Racial and Ethnic Composition; Socio-economic Status 2017 2017
Single Inicator Analysis Health of Houston Survey 2010 Interactive Maps -- -- Geography; Educational Attainment 2010 2010
Colorectal Cancer- New Cases PDF Reports Colorectal Cancer -- Geography 2009 2012
Houston State of Health Children with Low Access to a Grocery Store (% of Total Pop) Interactive Maps; Websites Obesity; Oral Disease Food; Access to Grocery Children 2015 2017
Colorectal Cancer- Hospital Discharges PDF Reports Colorectal Cancer -- Geography 2007 2009
Houston State of Health Annual Particle Pollution Interactive Maps; Websites -- Air; Pollution Geography; Year 2013; 2014; 2015 2017
Single Indicator Analysis Health of Houston Survey 2010 Demographics Interactive Maps; Websites -- Air; Water; Pollution; Crime; Transport; Housing Total Population; Age Distribution; Gender; Racial and Ethnic Composition; Socio-economic Status; Geography; Occupation; Insurance coverage; Mortality 2010 2010
County Health Ranking and Road Map Websites Alimentary; Obesity; Low Weight Births; Infectious Disease; Mental Disorders Air; Water; Transport; Housing Total Population; Educational Attainment; Socio-economic Status; Children; Teen Pregnancy Rate; Geography; Insurance coverage; Health status; Physical activity 2017 2017
Health of Houston Survey 2010 Mail Questionaire PDF Reports -- Air; Water; Food Age Distribution; Educational Attainment; Gender; Racial and Ethnic Composition; Occupation; Insurance coverage; Health status; Physical activity 2010 2010
Lung Cancer- Hospital Discharges PDF Reports Lung Cancer -- People living near major roadway; Geography 2009 2007
Episcopal Health Foundation County Health Data Interactive Maps -- Air; Crime Insurance coverage; Year; Educational Attainment; Health status 2016 2016
Institute for Health Policy Data Repository Websites Cancer; Cardiovasular; Diabetes; Obesity; Colorectal Cancer; Asthma; High Blood Pressure Access to care; Access to Grocery; Crime; Transport; Housing; Water; Pollution English Profiicient; Gender; Racial and Ethnic Composition:Age Distribution:Children; Age DistributionGender 2011 2017
Prostate Cancer- New Cases PDF Reports Cancer; Prostate cancer -- Total Population 2012 2007
Houston State of Health Recognized Carcinogens Released into Air Interactive Maps; Websites -- Air; Pollution Year 2016 2017
Houst State of Health Children-Disparities Dashboard Websites -- Access to care; Access to exercise opps.; Transport; Housing Age Distribution; Gender; Racial and Ethnic Composition 2015 2017
Houston State of Health Farmers Market Density Interactive Maps; Websites Obesity; Oral Disease Food Total Population 2016 2017
Houston State of Health Fast Food Restaurant Density Interactive Maps; Websites Obesity; Oral Disease Food Total Population 2014 2016
Houston State of Health Drinking Water Violations Interactive Maps; Websites -- Water; Pollution Total Population 2013; 2014 2015
Houston State of Health Houses Built Prior to 1950 Interactive Maps; Websites -- Air; Pollution Year 2011; 2012; 2013; 2014; 2015 2017
Houston State of Health PBT Released Interactive Maps; Websites -- Air; Pollution Year 2016 2017
Health of Houston Survey Websites -- -- Geography None 2017
Health of Houston Survey 2010 A First Look PDF Reports Cancer; Cerebrovascular disease; Asthma; Diabetes; High Blood Pressure Access to care; Access to exercise opps.; Access to Grocery; Crime; Air; Water; Pollution Total Population; Age Distribution; Gender; Racial and Ethnic Composition; Socio-economic Status; Geography; Insurance coverage; Health status 2010 2011
Health of Houston Survey 2010 Map PDF Reports -- -- Geography 2010 2012
Health of Houston Survey 2010 Zip Code Areas PDF Reports -- -- Geography 2010 2012
Health of Houston Mapping the Houston Area Websites -- -- Geography 2010 2017
UV Index Search Results PDF Reports; Websites -- UV -- None 2017
A Citizen's Guide to Radon: The Guide to Protecting Yourself and Your Family from Radon PDF Reports Cancer; Lung Cancer Air; Water; Pollution; Radon -- 2001 2016
Colorectal Cancer- Deaths PDF Reports Colorectal Cancer -- Obese/ overweight 2008 2012