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. Rate is the percentage of children of same age group.

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


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).
2020 rates are based on 2019 population.