Is there lead in the suburbs? Risk assessment in Chicago suburban pediatric practices. Pediatric Practice Research Group.

@article{Binns1994IsTL,
  title={Is there lead in the suburbs? Risk assessment in Chicago suburban pediatric practices. Pediatric Practice Research Group.},
  author={Helen Jane Binns and Susan A Lebailly and John R. Poncher and Thomas Kinsella and Stephen E Saunders},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1994},
  volume={93 2},
  pages={164-71}
}
OBJECTIVE This study was designed to determine: (1) the prevalence of elevated blood lead (BPb) levels (BPb > or = 10 micrograms/dL) in Chicago suburban children attending Pediatric Practice Research Group practices at 12 and 24 months of age, and (2) the efficacy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Illinois lead exposure risk assessment questions. METHODS Parents bringing their 1- and 2-year-old children for health supervision visits at pediatric practices completed… CONTINUE READING

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