Zip 67877 (Sublette, KS) Health


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United States / Kansas / No Metro Area / Haskell County / No City / Sublette (zip 67877)
Healthcare in 67877 Sublette, KS is relatively limited when compared to larger cities. The town has one local hospital, Sublette Medical Center, which provides a range of services from general checkups and minor medical procedures to emergency services and specialist care. The small community also has a few independent medical practices providing general healthcare and urgent care services. In addition to these traditional health options, the city has several nearby rural health clinics providing basic primary healthcare services such as immunizations, screenings, prenatal care, family planning, and mental health counseling. For more specialized treatments or specialized equipment not available in the area, patients may need to travel to larger cities for treatment.

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 49 physicians per 100,000 population in Sublette (zip 67877). The US average is 210 per 100,000 people.

Health Cost Index

The annual BestPlaces Health Cost Index for the Sublette (zip 67877) area is 100.3 (lower=better). The US average is 100.

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

Water Qualtiy Index

The annual BestPlaces Water Quality Index for the Sublette (zip 67877) area is 20 (100=best). The US average is 55.

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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 Sublette (zip 67877) area is 90 (100=best). The US average is 87.

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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 Sublette (zip 67877) commutes 14.8 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 Sublette (zip 67877) area is 78 (100=best). The US average is 58.

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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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