Table 3.

Percentage of Children Screened Who Had Elevated Blood Lead Levels (≥10 μg/dL) by Sociodemographic Characteristics and Type of Primary Care Provider Site

Characteristic% Screened
With Lead
≥10 μg/dL
Total sample (n = 1587)29.4
Type of primary care provider site (n = 1587)*
 Office-based (n = 517)21.7
 Health center (n = 568)35.9
 Hospital-based clinic (n = 412)28.2
 Staff model HMO (n = 90)38.9
Child's race/ethnicity (n = 1343)*
 White (n = 696)25.3
 Black (n = 174)41.4
 Hispanic (n = 408)26.7
 Other (n = 65)53.9
Language spoken at home (n = 1581)
 English (n = 1237)28.1
 Other (n = 344)34.0
Parental education (n = 1581)
 ≥High school graduate (n = 872)26.6
 <High school graduate (n = 709)32.9
Location of the residence (n = 1566)*
 Not a core city (n = 465)18.5
 Core city (n = 1101)34.1