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Descriptor English: Southwestern United States
Descriptor Spanish: Sudoeste de Estados Unidos
Descriptor Portuguese: Sudoeste dos Estados Unidos
Descriptor French: États du Sud-Ouest des États-Unis
Entry term(s): Southwest U.S.
Southwest US
Tree number(s): Z01.107.567.875.760
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015206
Scope note: The geographic area of the southwestern region of the United States. The states usually included in this region are Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, and Utah.
Annotation: index specific states as needed but use SOUTHWESTERN UNITED STATES when text uses the term & when the region is the intent of the author; CATALOGER: Use for 4 or more states
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
History Note: 89
DeCS ID: 27844
Unique ID: D015206
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1989/01/01
Date of Entry: 1988/04/30
Revision Date: 2015/06/05
Southwestern United States - Preferred
Concept UI M0023368
Scope note The geographic area of the southwestern region of the United States. The states usually included in this region are Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, and Utah.
Preferred term Southwestern United States
Entry term(s) Southwest U.S.
Southwest US



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