EH-1 Reduce the number of days the Air Quality Index (AQI) exceeds 100, weighted by population and AQI

National Data Source
Air Quality System (AQS); Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
days 
Baseline (Year)
2,200,000,000 (2008)
Target
1,980,000,000
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
Weighted days with AQI greater than 100
Denominator
not applicable
Data Collection Frequency
Annual
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Adapted from HP2010 objective
Leading Health Indicator
Environmental Quality

References and More Information

  1. Monitoring air quality to reduce health risks
    http://www.airnow.gov