Matthews, North Carolina 

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Health in Matthews, North Carolina

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

Matthews air quality is 46. (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.

Matthews water quality is 60. (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.

Matthews 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.


QUICK FACTS
- There are 238 physicians per 100,000 population in Matthews. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Matthews commutes 28.2 minutes one-way, which is longer than the US average of 26.4 minutes.
AIR QUALITY DISEASE RISK

  HEALTHMatthews, North CarolinaUnited States
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    Reviews for Matthews    2 Reviews
    See Charlotte - 4/1/2009
    Matthews is a suburb of Charlotte. It's big advantage over Charlotte is that you are on the edge of the rural areas, and it is safer. Don't expect to save any on taxes... Read More

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