Trends in Blood Lead Levels and Blood Lead Testing Among US Children Aged 1 to 5 Years, 1988–2004

@article{Jones2009TrendsIB,
  title={Trends in Blood Lead Levels and Blood Lead Testing Among US Children Aged 1 to 5 Years, 1988–2004},
  author={R. Jones and D. Homa and P. Meyer and D. Brody and K. Caldwell and J. Pirkle and Mary Jean Brown},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={123},
  pages={e376 - e385}
}
OBJECTIVES. To evaluate trends in children's blood lead levels and the extent of blood lead testing of children at risk for lead poisoning from national surveys conducted during a 16-year period in the United States. METHODS. Data for children aged 1 to 5 years from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III Phase I, 1988–1991, and Phase II, 1991–1994 were compared to data from the survey period 1999–2004. RESULTS. The prevalence of elevated blood lead levels, ≥10 μg/dL, among… Expand
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