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Risk of Lead Poisoning by Age of Housing in Wisconsin

Children who live in old housing where lead-based paint is more prevalent are at greater risk for lead poisoning than children who live in newer housing. In Wisconsin 90% of children who are lead poisoned have been shown to live in homes that were built before 1950.

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Last Revised: April 10, 2014