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  HEALTH OVERVIEW
  

There are 92 physicians per 100,000 population in Scottsboro, Alabama. The US average is 210.

Scottsboro, Alabama Health Index

Air quality in Scottsboro, Alabama is 61 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). This is based on new measures of hazardous air pollutants from the EPA, called the National Air Toxics Assessment. This analysis models respiratory illness and cancer risk down to the zip code level, providing better detail and insight than the previous analysis based solely on results from air monitoring stations.

Water quality in Scottsboro, Alabama is 53 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). Note that this is a measure of Watershed quality, not the water that comes from your faucet. The EPA has stated that a healthy watershed is closely related to drinking water quality. The EPA has a complex method of measuring watershed quality using 15 indicators such as pH, chemicals, metals, and bacteria.

Superfund index is 91 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). The EPA’s Superfund program is responsible for cleaning up some of our nation’s most contaminated land. Our index is based on the number of active Superfund sites (over 15,000 in the United States), with particular attention paid to those on the National Priorities List which pose the greatest health danger.


  HEALTHScottsboro, AlabamaUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)  60.658.4
  Water Quality (100=best)  5355
  Superfund Sites (100=best)  90.786.9
  Physicians per Cap.  92210
  Health Cost  97.2100

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  12/30/2010
Ready to leave

My wife and I left Anaheim, CA in 2005 to live in Scottsboro, AL so she could be near her mom who had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease. We knew her mom's end... (Read More)

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  2/22/2008
Where Dreams Come Ture

I moved to Scottsboro in the summer of 1981. I arrived with a suitcase full of hopes and dreams, a one year old little boy, and my nurses license. Now it is 2008, I am... (Read More)

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  3/16/2007
Well kept secret.

I feel as though I live in one of the best kept secrets at least in the south, Scottsboro, Alabama. I am originally from Rhode Island but have lived here for almost... (Read More)

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