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Errata: Vol. 56, No. RR-8

Errors occurred in the MMWR Recommendations and Reports, "Interpreting and Managing Blood Lead Levels <10 µg/dL in Children and Reducing Childhood Exposures to Lead: Recommendations of CDC's Advisory Committee on Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention."

On page 4, in the first column, the sentence at the top of the page should read, "Blood lead values for urban children are predicted to be 1--2 µg/dL higher in the summer than winter months (42)."

Also on page 4, in the second column, the second sentence of the first full paragraph should read, "The child's family and personal psychosocial experiences are strongly associated with performance on neurodevelopment measures and account for a greater proportion of the explained variance in these measures than BLLs <10 µg/dL (2,43,45,49)."

On page 5, in the first column, the first sentence of the first full paragraph should read, "Certain state and local health departments initiate case management services and home inspections when BLLs reach 10 µg/dL."

On page 7, in the second column, the second sentence should read, "One study indicated that a highly intensive education program starting at birth and lasting for >3 years (28 sessions) delivered by community members lowered the risk of BLLs >10 µg/dL 34%, but this result was not statistically significant (92)."

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