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Missouri Facts

  • Missouri is the #1 lead-producing state in the United States
  • Twenty-one percent of Missouri housing was built before 1950; a time when lead-based paint was widely used
  • Approximately 65 percent of Missouri housing was built before 1978 and may contain some lead-based paint
  • Of the 83,633 children less than six years of age tested in 2018, 2,033 children had blood lead levels between 5 and 9.9 micrograms per deciliter (μg/dL) and 515 had blood lead levels greater than or equal to 10 μg/dL

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