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  • Statista

    Statista is a statistics databases integrating over 80,000 diverse topics of data and facts from over 18,000 sources onto a single platform covering topics in media, business, finance, politics, and a wide variety of other areas of interest or markets. Charts can be viewed, embedded and downloaded in several formats ( PNG/PDF, Excel, and PowerPoint ).



How 1930’s discrimination shaped inequality in today’s cities; by Meisenhelter, Jesse: National Community Reinvestment Coalition, March 27, 2018.

A Brief History of Redlining;, January 6, 2021.

Redlining and Neighborhood Health; National Community Reinvestment Coalition,


Particulate Matter

New York State Department of Health; PM 2.5 Information, Feb. 2018.

Health and Environmental Effect of Particulate Matter (PM); United States Environmental Protection Agency, August 30, 2022. 

Health and Environmental Effect of Particulate Matter (PM); United States Environmental Protection Agency, August 30, 2022. 

Particulate Matter (PM) Basics; United States Environmental Protection Agency, July 18, 2022.

Wundermap of PM 2.5



Disparities Among Children with Asthma in New York City; NYC Heath,, Sept. 2021 No. 126

Mott Haven and Melrose, Community Health Profiles 2018; NYC Heath,

Air Pollutants and Childhood Asthma in the Bronx; Journal of Undergraduate Chemistry Research, Gonzalez, Joven et. al.: Vol. 20 (3), 38, 2021

Addressing the Childhood Asthma Crisis in Harlem: The Harlem Children’s ZoneAsthma Initiative; American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 25 (2) pp. 245-249, Nicholas, Stephen et. al., February 2005.

Study Finds Asthma in 25% of Children in Central Harlem; New York Times, Perez-Pena, Richard, April 19, 2003.

Harlem Tops Manhattan in Asthma Cases, Study Finds; Patch, Krisel, Brendan, January 22, 2019.

Is Your Home Bad for Your Health? Know if Mold , Roaches, and Rodents are a Problem Before Moving In.;, January 21, 2019.



COVID-19 Data; New York City Health, Neighborhood Data Profiles.

New York City Coronovirus Map and Case Count; New York Times, May 25, 2001.

Coronovirus in New York City; The City, March 22, 2023.



US Air Quality Index.

Coefficient of Determination, R-squared; Newcastle University.

Strength of Correlation; Newcastle University.

United States Census Quickfacts



Climate Ready Boston Map Explorer; [Click on “Launch the Explorer”], City of Boston, April 22. 2022.

Boston Tree Equity Analysis; by Stasio, Tanya, Applied Economics Clinic, October 11, 2022.