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Unhealthy Air Quality Days: Ozone (Sacramento County, 2007-2009)

Average annual number of days from May to October that exceed the 8-hour federal ozone standard of 0.075 ppm (particles per million), by race/ethnicity, in Sacramento County 2007-2009.

  • African Americans in Sacramento County experience an average of 9.5 days of unhealthy levels of ozone air pollution per year.
     
  • Asians in Sacramento County experience an average of 10.0 days of unhealthy levels of ozone air pollution per year.
     
  • Native Americans in Sacramento County experience an average of 11.3 days of unhealthy levels of ozone air pollution per year.
     
  • Latinos in Sacramento County experience an average of 9.9 days of unhealthy levels of ozone air pollution per year.
     
  • Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in Sacramento County experience an average of 9.2 days of unhealthy levels of ozone air pollution per year.

 

African American

Latino

Native American/ Alaska Native

Asian

Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander

White

Average Annual Number of Unhealthy Days of Ozone Air Pollution, Sacramento, 2007-2009

9.5

9.9

11.3

10.0

9.2

13.0

Source: 
Healthy Communities Data and Indicators Project, California Department of Public Health
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