The National Survey of Lead in Children 1995 was a survey of blood lead concentrations from a nationally representative sample of children aged between 12 and 60 months.

The survey was administered in homes and included the collection of blood samples from children, water, house dust and soil samples from these homes, and the administration of a questionnaire to parents. The data collection contains records for 2,886 households and 3,542 children.

Collection details

Temporal coverage

from 1 Feburary 1995 to 31 March 1995

Geographical coverage

National

Data availability

  • Publications
  • There are restrictions and limitations governing the availability or use of other data in this holding.

Data scope

The National Survey of Lead in Children 1995 was a survey of blood lead concentrations from a nationally representative sample of children aged between 12 and 60 months. 

The survey was administered in homes and included the collection of blood samples from children, water, house dust and soil samples from these homes, and the administration of a questionnaire to parents. The data collection contains records for 2,886 households and 3,542 children.

Methodology

Survey

External links and information 

Lead in Australian children: report on the National survey of lead in children

Contact

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