Average Child Lead Poisoning Cases by County- 2000-2014

Today’s map of the day shows the average number of child lead poisoning cases by county for years 200-2014. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), lead poisoning in a child is when a child has blood lead levels of 10 microgram/deciliter or more. States that did not have available data are shaded in grey. From the map, we can see that there were larger averages of child lead poisoning in the northeast and midwest parts of the country.