Health in Anchorage, Alaska
Cost of Living,
There are 335 physicians per 100,000 population in Anchorage, AK. The US average is 261.
Anchorage, AK Health Index
Air quality in Anchorage, AK is 74 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 Anchorage, AK is 49 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). The EPA has a complex method of measuring watershed quality using 15 indicators.
Superfund index is 39 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.
Anchorage Health SperlingViews
A+ Health Care in Anchorage: Coming from Houston, Texas to Anchorage we were completely wowed by the quality of health-care we found here. My mom is a nurse in Houston and my husband and... (read more)Healthcare and Medicare Crisis: The local NBC station did an extensive news story about the health care crisis here in Anchorage. Health care here, even if you have an insurance plan, is ridiculous. It... (read more)re: Quality of life - 2/17/2012: WAY too... (read more)Have an opinion about Anchorage? Leave a commentTo See All SperlingViews for Anchorage Click Here