Health: Elevated Blood Lead Level
Number and percent of tested children 6 years and younger with elevated blood lead levels by Illinois county. Includes state percentages by race/ethnicity.
About the data
Public health intervention level for blood lead exposure was ≥ 10 µg/dL until early 2019 when the intervention level was decreased to ≥ 5 µg/dL.
Source of data: Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), Illinois Lead Program Annual Surveillance Report
National data: Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
For data earlier than 2019, contact IECAM.