Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology and Surveillance (ABLES)

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State-based Programs

Nationwide data from the state ABLES programs are published in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report(MMWR), and elsewhere. ABLES reports published in the MMWR may be viewed at: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report by searching for “Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology and Surveillance” for the years 1989 to 2010. At the State level, numerous innovative projects to help understand and prevent adult lead poisoning have been undertaken and reported. Participating states, contact persons within those states, and available publications can be found by clicking on the state names below:

Page last reviewed: April 25, 2018