Children under age 6 screened for lead poisoning in Tennessee

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Definitions: Number and percentage of children under age 6 who were screened for elevated blood lead levels. State total includes data with unknown counties and/or out of state residents.

Data Source: LeadTRK, Division of Family Health and Wellness, Tennessee Department of Health. Population estimates were collected from the Office of Population Health Surveillance, Tennessee Department of Health.

Footnotes:

Based on CDC definition, children screened were defined as children <72 months who had lead tests, but previously did not have a confirmed EBLL. (NOTE: A child may be screened in multiple years or even multiple times within a given year, but would be counted only once for each year.)