Health in Chicago, Illinois
Cost of Living,
There are 369 physicians per 100,000 population in Chicago, IL. The US average is 261.
Chicago, IL Health Index
Air quality in Chicago, IL is 7 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 Chicago, IL is 31 on a scale to 100 (higher is better). The EPA has a complex method of measuring watershed quality using 15 indicators.
Superfund index is 10 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.
Chicago Health SperlingViews
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