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

Source:2013-2015 2012-2015 NYS Child Health Lead Poisoning Prevention Program Data as of March, 2017

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  Cases Average children (aged <72 months) tested Crude
Region/County 2013 2014 2015 Total 2013-2015 Rate
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 67 53 26 146 26,858 1.8
Suffolk 37 45 26 108 21,752 1.7
Region Total 104 98 52 254 48,610 1.7
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 141 133 119 393 63,394 2.1
Kings 260 283 312 855 109,975 2.6
New York 51 48 51 150 39,038 1.3
Queens 182 224 185 591 89,596 2.2
Richmond 27 24 25 76 14,152 1.8
Region Total 661 712 692 2,065 316,155 2.2
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 44 25 23 92 4,204 7.3
Orange 93 77 34 204 6,458 10.5
Putnam 1 3 1 5 1,311 1.3*
Rockland 50 39 11 100 8,614 3.9
Sullivan 12 1 6 19 1,052 6.0
Ulster 38 35 24 97 1,975 16.4
Westchester 152 103 55 310 21,469 4.8
Region Total 390 283 154 827 45,083 6.1
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 75 76 39 190 3,884 16.3
Columbia 21 9 10 40 690 19.3
Greene 12 5 1 18 546 11.0
Rensselaer 53 38 21 112 2,070 18.0
Saratoga 26 28 8 62 2,759 7.5
Schenectady 59 64 25 148 2,468 20.0
Region Total 246 220 104 570 12,418 15.3
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 36 24 19 79 945 27.9
Herkimer 18 13 12 43 939 15.3
Montgomery 32 22 12 66 814 27.0
Otsego 18 13 10 41 782 17.5
Schoharie 6 4 3 13 354 12.2
Region Total 110 76 56 242 3,835 21.0
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 6 7 2 15 986 5.1
Essex 2 4 0 6 315 6.3*
Franklin 3 16 3 22 580 12.6
Hamilton 0 1 0 1 43 7.8*
Warren 12 10 4 26 716 12.1
Washington 30 28 14 72 772 31.1
Region Total 53 66 23 142 3,412 13.9
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 35 22 16 73 2,194 11.1
Lewis 7 2 2 11 360 10.2
St. Lawrence 15 15 11 41 1,236 11.1
Region Total 57 39 29 125 3,790 11.0
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 35 16 14 65 1,002 21.6
Cortland 3 4 5 12 633 6.3
Madison 3 3 2 8 805 3.3*
Oneida 142 114 88 344 3,937 29.1
Onondaga 180 125 79 384 8,444 15.2
Oswego 10 22 10 42 1,582 8.8
Region Total 373 284 198 855 16,403 17.4
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 63 36 27 126 2,692 15.6
Chenango 5 10 9 24 662 12.1
Delaware 9 15 9 33 568 19.4
Tioga 11 1 6 18 520 11.5
Tompkins 11 6 4 21 1,077 6.5
Region Total 99 68 55 222 5,519 13.4
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 34 30 9 73 1,148 21.2
Livingston 8 8 8 24 628 12.7
Monroe 191 166 82 439 11,990 12.2
Ontario 13 14 10 37 1,359 9.1
Schuyler 2 4 2 8 202 13.2*
Seneca 6 4 1 11 358 10.2
Steuben 34 16 14 64 1,336 16.0
Wayne 21 14 6 41 1,381 9.9
Yates 8 6 5 19 253 25.0
Region Total 317 262 137 716 18,656 12.8
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 10 10 5 25 564 14.8
Cattaraugus 27 15 14 56 1,193 15.6
Chautauqua 48 29 18 95 1,961 16.1
Erie 603 384 219 1,206 15,524 25.9
Genesee 13 15 5 33 810 13.6
Niagara 80 54 17 151 3,035 16.6
Orleans 6 14 4 24 491 16.3
Wyoming 8 13 5 26 531 16.3
Region Total 795 534 287 1,616 24,108 22.3
New York State 3,205 2,642 1,787 7,634 497,990 5.1

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

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