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Health in Birmingham, Alabama

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HealthBirmingham, ALUnited States
Air Quality (100=best)64.593.9
Water Quality (100=best)8055
Superfund Sites (100=best)2071
Physicians per Cap.503261
Health Cost77.9100

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

Birmingham, AL Health Index

Air quality in Birmingham, AL 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, AL 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.


Birmingham Health SperlingViews

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