There are several initiatives in place to track lead poisoning in and around Chicago, Illinois, and the United States.
Map of the Chicago community area reflecting percentages of children, age 3 years or younger, with elevated blood lead levels in 2007.
Table of the Chicago community areas reflecting numbers and percentages of children age 6 years or younger, with elevated blood lead levels in 2007.
Review research on the following topics:
- Lead poisoning and learning
- Lead poisoning and behavioral problems
- Savings to a community through lead poisoning prevention
The Illinois Lead Program Annual Surveillance Report provides information on the number of children screened and identified with lead poisoning by county, age, race and blood lead levels.