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Temperature and self-reported mental health in the United States

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Distribution of bad mental health days.

Data source for mental health: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1993–2010 pooled cross-section. The distribution of bad mental health days corresponds to the question in the BRFSS survey regarding one's mental health condition (stress, depression, and problems with emotions) for the past month.

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