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NH Environmental Public Health Tracking Program



The NH Environmental Public Health Tracking (EPHT) Program is your source for State and National environmental health data.

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EPHT is a cooperative initiative between the NH Department of Health and Human Services and the NH Department of Environmental Services. NH EPHT is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to improve public health by providing science-based information on the trends and distributions of environmentally-related diseases.

November 2014

Lung Cancer Awareness Month
Lung cancer was the second most commonly diagnosed cancer for both
genders in NH. It was also the leading cause of cancer-related deaths
in the state. Lung cancer incidence rate for NH residents was
significantly higher than the US white rate between 2006 and 2010. .
Information for lung cancer and the environment,
visit: Tracking Lung Cancers

Prematurity Awareness Month
In 2012, 867 infants, or 7.4% of NH singleton infants, were born preterm.
Known risk factors for premature birth include: having had a premature
baby before, carrying more than one baby, problems with the cervix or
uterus, tobacco use, alcohol use, illegal drug use, and obesity.
Information for reproductive, birth outcomes and environment,
visit: Reproductive and Birth Outcomes

Economic Burden of Environmentally Attributable Illness
in Children of NH Report Released
To view the report, go to
NH Children Environmental Burden Report


NH EPHT is part of the CDC's national Environmental Public Health Tracking Network. The network was developed to integrate nationally consistent environment and public health data to support research, programs and policies that help protect the health of communities nationwide.

This web site is supported by grant number 1 U38 EH000947-01 from the National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta. Its content is solely the responsibility of the authors and not necessarily represent the official views of the CDC.

Environmental Public Health Tracking Program
NH Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services
29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03301
Tel: (603) 271-4988 800-852-3345 ext.4988

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