Tucson, Arizona 

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Health in Tucson, Arizona

Health is ranked on a scale of 1 (worst) to 100 (best).

Tucson air quality is 49. (The US average is 58.)
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.

Tucson water quality is 48. (The US average is 55.)
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.

Tucson Superfund Index is 94. (The US average is 87.)
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.

- There are 259 physicians per 100,000 population in Tucson. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Tucson commutes 22.2 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

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  • Physicians per Capita (US Avg: 261)
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    Reviews for Tucson    262 Reviews
    David Gorgie Variety Entertainer - 8/12/2019
    I hate Tucson! I have been a master impersonation expert for the past 19 years. And I am homeless now cuz I moved to Tucson. People do not give me hand outs and are... Read More

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    Don't bother with Tucson, many better places - 8/10/2019
    I have resided in the Tucson area for about fourteen years watching Tucson basically deteriorate into a congested dirty and dangerous city. Tucson last year was ranked... Read More

    Start a business so you can pay for air conditioni - 8/3/2019
    It is like living inside an oven or furnace from June 1st to September 30th. The rest of the year is nice. The sunshine is great.The job market stinks...if you are a... Read More

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