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Exposure Risks

Age of Housing and Child Poverty are two of the major risk factors that have been associated to exposure to lead. These measures can be used to help assess high risk areas and direct resources.

Measure Description

  • The Children Tested is the number of children born in the Birth Cohort Year with at least one BLL test before their third birthday.
  • The Percent of Birth Cohort Tested is the percent Children Tested among the number of children born in the Birth Cohort Year.
  • The Percent Under 5 Child Poverty is the percent children under five living in poverty as reported in the American Community Survey.
  • The Percent Pre 1950 Housing is the percent of housing units built before 1950 as reported in the American Community Survey.

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