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Outdoor Air Quality

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

Leading Health Indicators are a subset of Healthy People 2020 objectives selected to communicate high-priority health issues.

Baseline: 7,603,280,922 Air Quality Index (AQI)-weighted people days exceeded 100 on the AQI in 2006–08
Target: 6,842,952,830 AQI-weighted people days
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
Air Quality System (AQS), EPA
Data for this objective HP2020 data for this objective
Data Details Details about the methodology and measurement of this HP2020 objective
Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objectives with the same definition were 08-01a through 08-01f.
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