North Carolina

If you live in Avery County, the air you breathe needs your support.

Ozone

Particle Pollution 24-hour

Particle Pollution Annual

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High Ozone Days
Ozone Grade: B How is my grade calculated?
Weighted Average: 0.3 Change Since 1998:
9.3
0.3
fewer days this year
Particle Pollution - 24 Hour
Grade: DNC How is my grade calculated?
Weighted Average: DNC No Data
Particle Pollution - Annual
Grade: DNC How is my grade calculated?
Design Value DNC No Data
Groups At Risk
Total Population: 17,797 Risks to the population
Pediatric Asthma: 277 Risks to people with Asthma
Adult Asthma: 1,109 Risks to people with Asthma
Chronic Bronchitis: 655 Risks to people with Chronic Bronchitis
Emphysema: 311 Risks to people with Emphysema
Cardiovascular Disease: 5,156 Risks to people with Cardiovascular Disease
Diabetes: 1,578Risks to people with Diabetes
Children Under 18: 3,059 Risks to children and teens
Adults 65 & Over: 3,097 Risks to older adults
Poverty Estimate: 3,621Risks to people with low incomes

Notes:

(1) INC indicates incomplete monitoring data for all three years. Therefore, those counties are excluded from the grade analysis.
(2) DNC indicates that there is no monitor collecting data in the county.

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