In 2020, 14% of Michigan's children under the age of 6, had a blood lead test. 2.4% of those children tested, 2,301, had elevated blood lead levels. Starting in February 2020, the number of Blood Lead testing decreased, associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Comparison of 2020 elevated blood lead levels to other years may be difficult.
Childhood lead data is available on the MiTracking data portal. Lead data on the portal includes the following indicators: annual blood levels, blood levels by birth year, and age of housing.
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