Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach Metro Area, FL Health


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The Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metro Area is home to a diverse population of more than 500,000 people. Health in this region is supported by a wide range of local medical facilities and hospitals. The area has several hospital systems and other healthcare providers offering comprehensive care for residents. Additionally, there are numerous smaller clinics and health centers providing preventative care and basic services. Furthermore, there are over 10 pharmacies located throughout the metro area that offer prescription drugs to the community. The various options provide accessible health care for the large population of the Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach Metro Area.

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 161 physicians per 100,000 population in Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach Metro Area. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.

Health Cost Index

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach Metro Area area is 96.3 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

96.3 / 100

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

Water Qualtiy Index

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach Metro Area area is 35 (100=best). The US average is 55.

35 / 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 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach Metro Area area is 94 (100=best). The US average is 87.

94 / 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 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach Metro Area commutes 25.5 minutes one-way, which is shorter than the US average of 26.4 minutes.

Air Quality Index

The annual BestPlaces Air Quality Index for the Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach Metro Area area is 66 (100=best). The US average is 58.

66 / 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.

Air Quality Health Risk
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