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created Jul 22 2014

updated Sep 14 2017

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The map shows the incidence rate of confirmed high blood lead levels per 1,000 tested children less than 72 months old. A high blood lead level is 10 micrograms or higher per deciliter, Counties are shaded based on quartile distribution. The lighter shaded counties have a lower incidence rate of high blood lead levels. The darker shaded counties have a higher incidence rate of high blood levels. New York State Community Health Indicator Reports (CHIRS) were developed in 2012, and are updated annually to consolidate and improve data linkages for the health indicators included in the County Health Assessment Indicators (CHAI) for all communities in New York. The CHIRS present data for more than 300 health indicators that are organized by 15 different health topics. Data if provided for all 62 New York State counties, 11 regions (including New York City), the State excluding New York City, and New York State. For more information, check out: http://www.health.ny.gov/statistics/chac/indicators/. The "About" tab contains additional details concerning this dataset.

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community health indicators, county health assessment indicators, county data, chirs, community health and chronic disease, environmental health
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New York State Department of Health
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http://www.health.ny.gov/statistics/chac/indicators/
Dataset Summary
Time Period
Latest available data with different data years for different indicators
Posting Frequency
Yearly
Dataset Owner
Public Health Information Group
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Statewide
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County
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Health Indicators
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Public Health Information Group
Data Frequency
Annually
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This dataset consists of various types of indicators with different units of measurement such as rates per 10,000 population, rates per 100,000 population, and percentages. Therefore, comparisons of data across indicators might not be valid.
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