Table 1.

Percentage of Children Who Had a Documented Blood Lead Test by Sociodemographic Characteristics and Type of Primary Care Provider Site

CharacteristicPercentage
Screened
Total sample (n = 1988)79.8
Type of primary care provider site*
 Office-based (n = 762)67.8
 Health center (n = 662)85.8
 Hospital-based clinic (n = 465)88.6
 Staff model HMO (n = 99)90.9
Child's race/ethnicity (n = 1673)*
 White (n = 921)75.6
 Black (n = 209)83.3
 Hispanic (n = 465)87.7
 Other (n = 78)83.3
Language spoken at home (n = 1980)*
 English (n = 1590)77.8
 Other (n = 390)88.2
Parental citizenship (n = 1977)
 US citizen (n = 1578)78.5
 Non-US citizen (n = 399)85.5
Parental education (n = 1981)
 ≥High school graduate (n = 1110)78.6
 <High school graduate (n = 871)81.4
Location of the residence (n = 1960)*
 Not a core city (n = 648)71.8
 Core city (n = 1312)83.9