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  HEALTH OVERVIEW
  

There are 212 physicians per 100,000 population in Wichita, Kansas. The US average is 210.

Wichita, Kansas Health Index

Air quality in Wichita, Kansas is 56 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 Wichita, Kansas is 35 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 86 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.


  HEALTHWichita, KansasUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)  55.758.4
  Water Quality (100=best)  3555
  Superfund Sites (100=best)  85.686.9
  Physicians per Cap.  212210
  Health Cost  96.1100

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  12/21/2016
Wichita is a real S-hole.

If you're Conservative and Christian, you're going to love what Wichita has to offer! Churches & fast food is the staple of Wichita. Wichita is so Conservative that... (Read More)

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  3/4/2015
Great healthcare in Wichita

Excellent, affordable healthcare. Appointments with primary care physician and dentist have consistently been available soon and at convenient times. Extremely... (Read More)

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