Table 2: Prevalence of Confirmed Elevated Blood Lead Levels, Among Children Tested Before Six Years of Age: New York State excluding New York City

County Year of Test Number Identified 10-19ug/dL Number Identified ≥ 20 ug/dL Number Children Tested Prevalence Rate/100 Tests 10-19ug/dL Prevalence Rate/100 Tests ≥ 20 ug/dL Overall Rate/100 Tests ≥ 10 ug/dL
Statewide Total 10,501 1,142 384,902 2.73 0.30 3.02
  2000 5,748 637 192,616 2.98 0.33 3.31
  2001 4,753 505 192,286 2.47 0.26 2.73
Albany Total 312 44 8,281 3.77 0.53 4.30
  2000 162 20 3,828 4.23 0.52 4.75
  2001 150 24 4,453 3.37 0.54 3.91
Allegany Total 11 2 1,160 0.95 0.17 1.12
  2000 4 1 548 0.73 0.18 0.91
  2001 7 1 612 1.14 0.16 1.31
Broome Total 129 9 4,333 2.98 0.21 3.18
  2000 84 4 2,164 3.88 0.18 4.07
  2001 45 5 2,169 2.07 0.23 2.31
Cattaraugus Total 44 7 2,725 1.61 0.26 1.87
  2000 21 6 1,209 1.74 0.50 2.23
  2001 23 1 1,516 1.52 0.07 1.58
Cayuga Total 82 7 3,026 2.71 0.23 2.94
  2000 48 3 1,496 3.21 0.20 3.41
  2001 34 4 1,530 2.22 0.26 2.48
Chautauqua Total 152 18 5,028 3.02 0.36 3.38
  2000 78 11 2,410 3.24 0.46 3.69
  2001 74 7 2,618 2.83 0.27 3.09
Chemung Total 110 7 2,170 5.07 0.32 5.39
  2000 54 4 1,068 5.06 0.37 5.43
  2001 56 3 1,102 5.08 0.27 5.35
Chenango Total 34 3 1,530 2.22 0.20 2.42
  2000 18 1 746 2.41 0.13 2.55
  2001 16 2 784 2.04 0.26 2.30
Clinton Total 38 5 2,405 1.58 0.21 1.79
  2000 18 4 1,237 1.46 0.32 1.78
  2001 20 1 1,168 1.71 0.09 1.80
Columbia Total 58 6 1,402 4.14 0.43 4.56
  2000 35 4 657 5.33 0.61 5.94
  2001 23 2 745 3.09 0.27 3.36
Cortland Total 34 2 1,642 2.07 0.12 2.19
  2000 16 1 813 1.97 0.12 2.09
  2001 18 1 829 2.17 0.12 2.29
Delaware Total 40 1 1,146 3.49 0.09 3.58
  2000 21 0 540 3.89 0.00 3.89
  2001 19 1 606 3.14 0.17 3.30
Dutchess Total 143 20 9,660 1.48 0.21 1.69
  2000 83 12 4,562 1.82 0.26 2.08
  2001 60 8 5,098 1.18 0.16 1.33
Erie Total 1,880 308 32,006 5.87 0.96 6.84
  2000 1,030 167 17,539 5.87 0.95 6.82
  2001 850 141 14,467 5.88 0.97 6.85
Essex Total 30 1 856 3.50 0.12 3.62
  2000 19 0 475 4.00 0.00 4.00
  2001 11 1 381 2.89 0.26 3.15
Franklin Total 12 1 683 1.76 0.15 1.90
  2000 9 0 412 2.18 0.00 2.18
  2001 3 1 271 1.11 0.37 1.48
Fulton Total 110 5 1,661 6.62 0.30 6.92
  2000 66 4 773 8.54 0.52 9.06
  2001 44 1 888 4.95 0.11 5.07
Genesee Total 23 4 1,370 1.68 0.29 1.97
  2000 13 2 730 1.78 0.27 2.05
  2001 10 2 640 1.56 0.31 1.88
Greene Total 45 0 1,199 3.75 0.00 3.75
  2000 22 0 574 3.83 0.00 3.83
  2001 23 0 625 3.68 0.00 3.68
Hamilton Total 0 0 129 0.00 0.00 0.00
  2000 0 0 59 0.00 0.00 0.00
  2001 0 0 70 0.00 0.00 0.00
Herkimer Total 59 3 2,143 2.75 0.14 2.89
  2000 35 1 1,116 3.14 0.09 3.23
  2001 24 2 1,027 2.34 0.19 2.53
Jefferson Total 109 6 4,435 2.46 0.14 2.59
  2000 54 4 2,231 2.42 0.18 2.60
  2001 55 2 2,204 2.50 0.09 2.59
Lewis Total 23 1 896 2.57 0.11 2.68
  2000 11 0 422 2.61 0.00 2.61
  2001 12 1 474 2.53 0.21 2.74
Livingston Total 19 0 1,266 1.50 0.00 1.50
  2000 7 0 599 1.17 0.00 1.17
  2001 12 0 667 1.80 0.00 1.80
Madison Total 49 5 2,134 2.30 0.23 2.53
  2000 25 3 1,078 2.32 0.28 2.60
  2001 24 2 1,056 2.27 0.19 2.46
Monroe Total 1,686 210 27,553 6.12 0.76 6.88
  2000 946 122 14,083 6.72 0.87 7.58
  2001 740 88 13,470 5.49 0.65 6.15
Montgomery Total 93 4 1,501 6.20 0.27 6.46
  2000 46 3 765 6.01 0.39 6.41
  2001 47 1 736 6.39 0.14 6.52
Nassau Total 411 37 57,307 0.72 0.06 0.78
  2000 220 21 27,580 0.80 0.08 0.87
  2001 191 16 29,727 0.64 0.05 0.70
Niagara Total 163 4 6,398 2.55 0.06 2.61
  2000 88 4 3,119 2.82 0.13 2.95
  2001 75 0 3,279 2.29 0.00 2.29
Oneida Total 425 36 6,785 6.26 0.53 6.79
  2000 224 20 3,588 6.24 0.56 6.80
  2001 201 16 3,197 6.29 0.50 6.79
Onondaga Total 1,346 76 19,889 6.77 0.38 7.15
  2000 753 53 9,919 7.59 0.53 8.13
  2001 593 23 9,970 5.95 0.23 6.18
Ontario Total 56 3 2,968 1.89 0.10 1.99
  2000 33 1 1,468 2.25 0.07 2.32
  2001 23 2 1,500 1.53 0.13 1.67
Orange Total 480 57 12,030 3.99 0.47 4.46
  2000 292 36 5,911 4.94 0.61 5.55
  2001 188 21 6,119 3.07 0.34 3.42
Orleans Total 56 16 1,537 3.64 1.04 4.68
  2000 28 7 804 3.48 0.87 4.35
  2001 28 9 733 3.82 1.23 5.05
Oswego Total 67 5 3,671 1.83 0.14 1.96
  2000 36 4 1,944 1.85 0.21 2.06
  2001 31 1 1,727 1.80 0.06 1.85
Otsego Total 55 3 1,789 3.07 0.17 3.24
  2000 38 3 889 4.27 0.34 4.61
  2001 17 0 900 1.89 0.00 1.89
Putnam Total 17 3 3,527 0.48 0.09 0.57
  2000 7 2 1,706 0.41 0.12 0.53
  2001 10 1 1,821 0.55 0.05 0.60
Rensselaer Total 172 38 4,537 3.79 0.84 4.63
  2000 81 19 2,302 3.52 0.83 4.34
  2001 91 19 2,235 4.07 0.85 4.92
Rockland Total 120 25 11,110 1.08 0.23 1.31
  2000 58 15 5,755 1.01 0.26 1.27
  2001 62 10 5,355 1.16 0.19 1.34
St. Lawrence Total 40 5 2,067 1.94 0.24 2.18
  2000 21 2 1,072 1.96 0.19 2.15
  2001 19 3 995 1.91 0.30 2.21
Saratoga Total 47 3 3,967 1.18 0.08 1.26
  2000 20 1 2,078 0.96 0.05 1.01
  2001 27 2 1,889 1.43 0.11 1.54
Schenectady Total 98 17 3,651 2.68 0.47 3.15
  2000 58 7 1,825 3.18 0.38 3.56
  2001 40 10 1,826 2.19 0.55 2.74
Schoharie Total 23 1 576 3.99 0.17 4.17
  2000 13 1 281 4.63 0.36 4.98
  2001 10 0 295 3.39 0.00 3.39
Schuyler Total 9 1 399 2.26 0.25 2.51
  2000 3 0 209 1.44 0.00 1.44
  2001 6 1 190 3.16 0.53 3.68
Seneca Total 9 0 731 1.23 0.00 1.23
  2000 5 0 365 1.37 0.00 1.37
  2001 4 0 366 1.09 0.00 1.09
Steuben Total 65 5 3,057 2.13 0.16 2.29
  2000 32 3 1,386 2.31 0.22 2.53
  2001 33 2 1,671 1.97 0.12 2.09
Suffolk Total 285 23 46,110 0.62 0.05 0.67
  2000 129 6 23,054 0.56 0.03 0.59
  2001 156 17 23,056 0.68 0.07 0.75
Sullivan Total 44 6 1,551 2.84 0.39 3.22
  2000 28 4 826 3.39 0.48 3.87
  2001 16 2 725 2.21 0.28 2.48
Tioga Total 33 5 1,299 2.54 0.38 2.93
  2000 16 3 607 2.64 0.49 3.13
  2001 17 2 692 2.46 0.29 2.75
Tompkins Total 17 0 2,552 0.67 0.00 0.67
  2000 10 0 1,250 0.80 0.00 0.80
  2001 7 0 1,302 0.54 0.00 0.54
Ulster Total 132 17 4,518 2.92 0.38 3.30
  2000 68 11 2,210 3.08 0.50 3.57
  2001 64 6 2,308 2.77 0.26 3.03
Warren Total 40 4 1,251 3.20 0.32 3.52
  2000 22 1 618 3.56 0.16 3.72
  2001 18 3 633 2.84 0.47 3.32
Washington Total 99 7 1,397 7.09 0.50 7.59
  2000 54 4 698 7.74 0.57 8.31
  2001 45 3 699 6.44 0.43 6.87
Wayne Total 64 7 2,484 2.58 0.28 2.86
  2000 39 5 1,293 3.02 0.39 3.40
  2001 25 2 1,191 2.10 0.17 2.27
Westchester Total 765 58 54,198 1.41 0.11 1.52
  2000 425 27 27,143 1.57 0.10 1.67
  2001 340 31 27,055 1.26 0.11 1.37
Wyoming Total 10 0 751 1.33 0.00 1.33
  2000 8 0 345 2.32 0.00 2.32
  2001 2 0 406 0.49 0.00 0.49
Yates Total 28 1 584 4.79 0.17 4.97
  2000 14 0 296 4.73 0.00 4.73
  2001 14 1 288 4.86 0.35 5.21