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Descriptor English: Northwestern United States
Descriptor Spanish: Noroeste de Estados Unidos
Descriptor Portuguese: Noroeste dos Estados Unidos
Descriptor French: États du Nord-Ouest des États-Unis
Entry term(s): Northwest U.S.
Northwest US
Pacific Northwest
Tree number(s): Z01.107.567.875.560
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015205
Scope note: The geographic area of the northwestern region of the United States. The states usually included in this region are Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming.
Annotation: index specific states as needed but use NORTHWESTERN 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: 28218
Unique ID: D015205
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
Northwestern United States - Preferred
Concept UI M0023366
Scope note The geographic area of the northwestern region of the United States. The states usually included in this region are Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming.
Preferred term Northwestern United States
Entry term(s) Northwest U.S.
Northwest US
Pacific Northwest - Narrower
Concept UI M0023367
Preferred term Pacific Northwest



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