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

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Blood Levels in Children Data

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Background

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).

Level: 3