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Blood Lead Levels, Poverty and Housing Trends for Mid-Hudson Valley and NYC

Level 3
lead blood test

Blood Levels in Children Data

Background Sheet & Resources

You can also explore this dataset on TUVA, an interactive graphing platform.


Childhood lead poisoning is a serious public health concern in New York. In this dataset, students can explore the relationship between childhood lead levels, county, and poverty level, and explore how these relationships have changed over time.

Data Sampling & Compilation

Data Source: New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), US Census Bureau (Census)

Prepared by Carmen Glenn (New Rochelle HS) and Danielle Fridstrom (Webutuck HS).