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Environmental Quality 

Title: Exposure to Secondhand Smoke for Children Aged 311 Years by Family Income2013–2016 

Caption: The rate of secondhand smoke exposure for children living in families with incomes below the poverty threshold was more than 4.5 times the rate for children in families with incomes at 500% or more of the poverty threshold.  

 

Data:  

  • <100: 55.1% 
  • 100–199: 45.2% 
  • 200–399: 30.9% 
  • 400–499: 22.4% 
  • 500+: 11.5% 
  • X (horizontal)-Axis title: Family Income (Percent Poverty Threshold) 
  • Y (vertical)-Axis title: Percent  

 

Data source: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), CDC/NCHS. 

 

HEALTHY PEOPLE 2020 TARGETS 

Title: Air Quality Index (AQI) Exceeding 100  

In 20162018, the AQI exceeded 100 for 4.296 billion AQI-weighted people days. 

HP2020 Target: 6.843 billion 

This objective has exceeded the target. 

Data source: Air Quality System (AQS), EPA. 

 

Title: Children Aged 311 Years Exposed to Secondhand Smoke  

In 2013–201638.1% of children aged 311 years were exposed to secondhand smoke. 

HP2020 Target: 47.0% 

This objective has exceeded the target. 

Data source: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), CDC/NCHS.