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Maryland Releases 2006 Lead Poisoning Data

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In 2006, 843 children or 4.6% of 18,363 children tested were identified with lead levels above 10 micrograms per deciliter in Baltimore City.

This is down from 854 children or 4.8% of 17,943 children tested in 2005. Since 1995, the number of children with elevated blood lead levels (>=10