Scambler, MN Health


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Scambler, MN is a small town with a population of just over 1,000 people. Despite its small size, Scambler is home to a number of medical facilities that are dedicated to providing quality healthcare to the local community. The town has two hospitals and several clinics that provide specialized care for individuals with varying medical needs. Additionally, there are several local pharmacies and laboratory services available for the residents of Scambler. With all these options for healthcare coverage, the citizens of Scambler can rest assured knowing that their health needs will be taken care of in a timely and efficient manner.

The health of a city has many different factors. It can refer to air quality, water quality, risk of getting respiratory disease or cancer. The people you live around can also affect your health as some places have lower or higher rates of physical activity, increased alcohol intake, smoking, obesity, and cancer rates.

Physicians per Capita

There are 109 physicians per 100,000 population in Scambler. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.

Health Cost Index

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Scambler area is 85.0 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

85.0 / 100

Example: 110 = 10% more expensive than national average.

Water Qualtiy Index

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Scambler area is 51 (100=best). The US average is 55.

51 / 100

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

The annual BestPlaces Superfund Index for the Scambler area is 80 (100=best). The US average is 87.

80 / 100

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.

Quick Facts

Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Scambler commutes 44.5 minutes one-way, which is longer than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

Air Quality Index

The annual BestPlaces Air Quality Index for the Scambler area is 91 (100=best). The US average is 58.

91 / 100

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.

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