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Medicaid Children Not Tested

Lead Astray: Medicaid Children Not Tested

May 3, 2004

In many Ohio counties, less than ten percent of one- and two-year-olds on Medicaid are tested for blood lead.

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County
(City)
Medicaid Eligable One and Two Year OldsNot Screened for Lead
(Percent)
Estimated Medicaid Children Lead Poisoned but Not Identified
ADAMS546416 (76)20
ALLEN1,4921,228 (82)69
ASHLAND511420 (82)25
ASHTABULA1,4721,254 (85)78
ATHENS806527 (65)29
AUGLAIZE376331 (88)20
BELMONT926620 (67)40
BROWN578412 (71)20
BUTLER3,3702,891 (86)130
CARROLL326282 (87)16
CHAMPAIGN426294 (69)17
CLARK2,1801,179 (54)67
CLERMONT1,8261,349 (74)53
CLINTON470380 (81)21
COLUMBIANA1,5051,135 (75)70
COSHOCTON466328 (70)19
CRAWFORD676556 (82)36
CUYAHOGA
(Cleveland)
20,97911,704 (56)718
DARKE465337 (72)22
DEFIANCE462340 (74)19
DELAWARE627532 (85)22
ERIE797711 (89)39
FAIRFIELD1,119878 (78)44
FAYETTE410327 (80)18
FRANKLIN
(Columbus)
15,38510,015 (65)442
FULTON377330 (88)21
GALLIA614418 (68)20
GEAUGA327298 (91)13
GREENE1,3261,122 (85)47
GUERNSEY703472 (67)27
HAMILTON
(Cincinnati)
10,5607,419 (70)426
HANCOCK652604 (93)33
HARDIN375328 (87)21
HARRISON230175 (76)12
HENRY267212 (79)14
HIGHLAND669537 (80)28
HOCKING465387 (83)20
HOLMES251221 (88)12
HURON839669 (80)41
JACKSON596432 (72)23
JEFFERSON979808 (83)48
KNOX627547 (87)32
LAKE1,4341,134 (79)49
LAWRENCE1,260987 (78)47
LICKING1,5801,219 (77)61
LOGAN576480 (83)28
LORAIN3,5152,342 (67)116
LUCAS
(Toledo)
6,8604,604 (67)268
MADISON368282 (77)15
MAHONING
(Youngstown)
3,5032,165 (62)119
MARION812606 (75)37
MEDINA869632 (73)28
MEIGS431276 (64)15
MERCER331318 (96)17
MIAMI864641 (74)36
MONROE186128 (69)7
MONTGOMERY
(Dayton)
6,7865,144 (76)254
MORGAN261187 (72)11
MORROW373322 (86)17
MUSKINGUM1,408774 (55)44
NOBLE155107 (69)6
OTTAWA357288 (81)15
PAULDING219186 (85)10
PERRY560438 (78)26
PICKAWAY581490 (84)26
PIKE596530 (89)23
PORTAGE1,3621,038 (76)48
PREBLE372280 (75)17
PUTNAM255228 (89)14
RICHLAND1,7051,250 (73)68
ROSS1,102875 (79)47
SANDUSKY770505 (66)33
SCIOTO1,6191,486 (92)84
SENECA649437 (67)30
SHELBY509394 (77)22
STARK
(Canton)
4,6353,506 (76)195
SUMMIT
(Akron)
6,4403,946 (61)214
TRUMBULL2,9752,526 (85)135
TUSCARAWAS1,062868 (82)54
UNION351324 (92)17
VAN WERT288239 (83)16
VINTON297213 (72)10
WARREN859646 (75)25
WASHINGTON886703 (79)37
WAYNE986708 (72)37
WILLIAMS476301 (63)18
WOOD842660 (78)33
WYANDOT199148 (74)10
TOTAL140,57798,986 (70%)5,331

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