Incidence of confirmed high blood lead level (10 micrograms or higher per deciliter) - rate per 1,000 tested children aged <72 months

Source:2009-2011 NYS Child Health Lead Poisoning Prevention Program Data as of June, 2013

(Click on a county name for trend graph data)

  Cases Average children tested Crude
Region/County 2009 2010 2011 Total 2009-2011 Rate
Reg- 1 Western New York
Allegany 3 7 7 17 717 7.9
Cattaraugus 11 19 10 40 1,455 9.2
Chautauqua 22 30 24 76 2,345 10.8
Erie 302 393 347 1,042 18,660 18.6
Genesee 9 9 5 23 841 9.1
Niagara 37 41 38 116 3,814 10.1
Orleans 9 9 7 25 529 15.7
Wyoming 1 2 5 8 590 4.5*
Region Total 394 510 443 1,347 28,953 15.5
Reg- 2 Finger Lakes
Chemung 12 10 4 26 1,694 5.1
Livingston 2 9 2 13 779 5.6
Monroe 153 149 112 414 13,395 10.3
Ontario 8 12 8 28 1,580 5.9
Schuyler 2 0 2 4 240 5.6*
Seneca 7 4 2 13 436 9.9
Steuben 21 15 13 49 1,593 10.3
Wayne 14 10 12 36 1,617 7.4
Yates 9 8 5 22 328 22.3
Region Total 228 217 160 605 21,663 9.3
Reg- 3 Central New York
Cayuga 13 11 11 35 1,173 9.9
Cortland 8 10 9 27 888 10.1
Herkimer 14 19 6 39 1,035 12.6
Jefferson 10 11 18 39 2,752 4.7
Lewis 4 3 6 13 404 10.7
Madison 11 6 1 18 978 6.1
Oneida 112 142 136 390 4,042 32.2
Onondaga 91 97 119 307 10,649 9.6
Oswego 8 8 21 37 1,807 6.8
St. Lawrence 9 8 12 29 1,353 7.1
Tompkins 1 1 7 9 1,471 2.0*
Region Total 281 316 346 943 26,553 11.8
Reg- 4 New York-Penn
Broome 51 46 33 130 2,784 15.6
Chenango 11 8 11 30 740 13.5
Tioga 8 9 7 24 684 11.7
Region Total 70 63 51 184 4,208 14.6
Reg- 5 Northeastern New York
Albany 48 55 75 178 4,253 14.0
Clinton 1 3 4 8 910 2.9*
Columbia 6 17 12 35 836 13.9
Delaware 5 9 3 17 568 10.0
Essex 0 1 5 6 363 5.5*
Franklin 4 4 7 15 646 7.7
Fulton 24 23 24 71 862 27.5
Greene 10 7 5 22 602 12.2
Hamilton 0 0 0 0 36 0.0*
Montgomery 21 26 22 69 950 24.2
Otsego 5 8 1 14 816 5.7
Rensselaer 20 35 24 79 2,519 10.5
Saratoga 15 11 4 30 3,550 2.8
Schenectady 26 27 25 78 2,689 9.7
Schoharie 4 6 3 13 381 11.4
Warren 5 7 6 18 1,011 5.9
Washington 6 5 10 21 900 7.8
Region Total 200 244 230 674 21,892 10.3
Reg- 6 Hudson Valley
Dutchess 32 43 37 112 5,455 6.8
Orange 89 89 64 242 8,899 9.1
Putnam 2 1 1 4 1,786 0.7*
Rockland 34 31 37 102 8,918 3.8
Sullivan 13 11 13 37 1,329 9.3
Ulster 23 16 19 58 2,715 7.1
Westchester 93 112 108 313 26,465 3.9
Region Total 286 303 279 868 55,567 5.2
Reg- 7 New York City
Bronx 212 239 181 632 70,121 3.0
Kings 494 506 423 1,423 116,671 4.1
New York 91 100 79 270 44,390 2.0
Queens 301 307 264 872 92,107 3.2
Richmond 43 33 36 112 15,664 2.4
Region Total 1,141 1,185 983 3,309 338,953 3.3
Reg- 8 Nassau-Suffolk
Nassau 82 67 49 198 31,387 2.1
Suffolk 39 42 34 115 27,857 1.4
Region Total 121 109 83 313 59,244 1.8
New York State 2,721 2,947 2,575 8,243 557,035 4.9

*: Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate is unstable

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