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  HEALTH OVERVIEW
  

There are 503 physicians per 100,000 population in Birmingham, Alabama. The US average is 261.

Birmingham, Alabama Health Index

Air quality in Birmingham, Alabama is 65 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). This is based on ozone alert days and number of pollutants in the air, as reported by the EPA.

Water quality in Birmingham, Alabama is 80 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). The EPA has a complex method of measuring watershed quality using 15 indicators.

Superfund index is 20 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). This is upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts.

  HEALTHBirmingham, AlabamaUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)  64.593.9
  Water Quality (100=best)  8055
  Superfund Sites (100=best)  2071
  Physicians per Cap.  503261
  Health Cost  77.9100
  HEALTH COMMENTS
  
re: Birmingham not the place - 1/3/2013
You mention racism and the murdering youth, which paints a picture obviously of white people being the murdering youth. However, any accurate check of crime stats reveal... (read more)
re: Birmingham not the place - 1/3/2013
live in NYC but my BF is in the ARMY & will be stationed there in a few months so I WAS willing to give it a chance but don't know now...Thanks I will have to continue... (read more)
re: Birmingham not the place - 1/3/2013
I see the violence on The First 48. I live an hour from B'ham and I was looking to move there. However, after reading this post I'm looking at other areas. Any... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
re: Birmingham not the place - 1/3/2013
You mention racism and the murdering youth, which paints a picture obviously of white people being the murdering youth. However, any accurate check of crime stats reveal... (read more)
re: Birmingham not the place - 1/3/2013
live in NYC but my BF is in the ARMY & will be stationed there in a few months so I WAS willing to give it a chance but don't know now...Thanks I will have to continue... (read more)
re: Birmingham not the place - 1/3/2013
I see the violence on The First 48. I live an hour from B'ham and I was looking to move there. However, after reading this post I'm looking at other areas. Any... (read more)
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