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  HEALTH OVERVIEW
  

There are 188 physicians per 100,000 population in Kentucky, Kentucky. The US average is 210.

Kentucky, Kentucky Health Index

Air quality in Kentucky, Kentucky is 62 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 Kentucky, Kentucky is 64 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 87 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.


  HEALTHKentucky, KentuckyUnited States
  Air Quality (100=best)  6258.4
  Water Quality (100=best)  6455
  Superfund Sites (100=best)  86.986.9
  Physicians per Cap.  188210
  Health Cost  96.5100

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