WV Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

Data and Statistics

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Directory of Terms
Initial Blood Lead Level Screenings/Initial Screens: The first time a child is tested for lead poisoning using the child's blood.
EBLL: Elevated-Blood-Lead-Level, indicates a child has a higher-than-normal amount of lead in their blood (above 5 micrograms per deciliter).  There are recommendations made to re-test and confirm these results along with periodic follow-ups to track your blood lead levels you can find here.
HHLPSS: Healthy Homes Lead Prevention Surveillance System, the database we use to monitor and track EBLLs across the State of West Virginia.
Single Case Per ID Per Year: The number of children tested without replication or duplication, this is the number of unique children under the age of 6 years old who were tested.
Per: Percentage of those with confirmed EBLLs from the population tested.
Confirmed EBLL: Number of children who were confirmed to have EBLLs, according to the recommendations set forth by the CDC for confirmatory testing.