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Erratum: Vol. 43, No. 40

In "Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology and Surveillance -- United States, Second Quarter, 1994," on page 741, the first sentence of the second paragraph should read "The cumulative number of BLL reports for the first and second quarters of 1994 increased 48% over the comparable time period for 1993 (Table_1)." On pages 741- 742, the last sentence of the third paragraph should be deleted. The following table contains the corrected numbers and footnotes and replaces Table 1 on page 742.


Table_1
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TABLE 1. Reports of elevated blood lead levels (BLLs) among adults -- 22 states, *
second quarter, 1994
===================================================================================================
                    Second quarter, 1994        Cumulative    Cumulative
Reported BLL     ---------------------------     reports,      reports,
 (ug/dL)         No. reports   No. persons +       1994          1993 &
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
25-39               4,544         2,247            8,630         6,221
40-49               1,372           646            2,742         1,478
50-59                 261           133              536           321
 >=60                 110            59              226           184

Total               6,287         3,085           12,134         8,204
-----------------------------------------------------------------------
* Reported by Alabama, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Massachu-
  setts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon,
  Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, and Wisconsin.
+ Individual reports are categorized according to the highest reported BLL for the person during
  the given quarter. Pennsylvania reports only numbers of reports on a quarterly basis; quarterly
  summaries of numbers of persons do not include Pennsylvania data.
& Data for first quarter 1993 reported from 16 states (Alabama, Connecticut, Illinois, Iowa,
  Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, South
  Carolina, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Wisconsin). Data for second quarter 1993 also include
  reports from Arizona, California, and Washington.
===================================================================================================

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