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Health in Pittsburgh Metro Area, Pennsylvania

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

Pittsburgh Metro Area air quality is 56. (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.

Pittsburgh Metro Area water quality is 51. (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.

Pittsburgh Metro Area Superfund Index is 86. (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 269 physicians per 100,000 population in Pittsburgh Metro Area. The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.
- Commuting can effect your health. The average person in Pittsburgh Metro Area commutes 26.7 minutes one-way, which is longer than the US average of 26.4 minutes.
AIR QUALITY DISEASE RISK

  HEALTHPittsburgh, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  55.958.4
  5155
  85.886.9
  269210
  86100
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