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Descriptor English: Appalachian Region
Descriptor Spanish: Región de los Apalaches
Descriptor Portuguese: Região dos Apalaches
Descriptor French: Région des Appalaches
Entry term(s): Appalachia
Tree number(s): Z01.107.567.875.075
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001061
Scope note: A geographical area of the United States with no definite boundaries but comprising northeastern Alabama, northwestern Georgia, northwestern South Carolina, western North Carolina, eastern Kentucky, eastern Tennessee, western Virginia, West Virginia, western Maryland, southwestern Pennsylvania, southern Ohio, and southern New York.
Annotation: index specific states as needed but use APPALACHIAN REGION 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: 75
DeCS ID: 27919
Unique ID: D001061
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1975/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/05
Appalachian Region - Preferred
Concept UI M0001607
Scope note A geographical area of the United States with no definite boundaries but comprising northeastern Alabama, northwestern Georgia, northwestern South Carolina, western North Carolina, eastern Kentucky, eastern Tennessee, western Virginia, West Virginia, western Maryland, southwestern Pennsylvania, southern Ohio, and southern New York.
Preferred term Appalachian Region
Entry term(s) Appalachia



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