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New Mexico Annual Childhood Lead Poisoning 2015 Metadata

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    • idinfo:
      • citation:
        • citeinfo:
          • origin: New Mexico EPHTN Project Manager
          • pubdate: 20180503
          • title: New Mexico Annual Childhood Lead Poisoning 2015
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      • descript:
        • abstract: This data set utilizes data from the NM Lead Poisoning Surveillance and Prevention Program to provide information on the number of children under age 6 years, whose blood was tested for lead in 2009-2017. The data set contains counts of total number of children tested by county, the child's corresponding age category, and their blood lead level category. This data set supports calculation of the childhood lead poisoning annual measures among New Mexico young children. Measures include: 1) number and percent of children tested and 2) number and percent of children tested with confirmed blood lead levels >=10 mcg/dL and 2) number and percent of children tested with blood lead levels between 5 mcg/dL and less than 10 mcg/dL. The presentation of these measures by NM county identifies children at risk, helps evaluate screening practices and best testing practices for young children.
        • purpose: Dataset was created to allow public access to data on annual blood lead levels among children under age 6 years by NM county. This indicator and it's measures can be used to track young children blood lead levels in NM counties and public health regions. Baseline data can be used to identify high-risk counties and monitor changes or trends over time. This indicator and measures can also be used to evaluate the effectiveness of existing and new lead poisoning prevention programs.
        • supplinf: The data are from the New Mexico Lead Poisoning Surveillance and Prevention Program for children under 6 years old receiving a blood lead test in the specified year. Any level of lead in blood is a notifiable condition in NM and must be reported to the NMDOH per NM Administrative Code 7.4.3.12. In NM, universal blood lead screening is required, rather than targeted screening. The laboratory reports come by way of electronic HL-7 messages through the New Mexico Health Information Collaborative (NMHIC), electronic download, faxed copies, or postal mail from Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) certified facilities, or from clinics utilizing CLIA-waived portable blood lead screening devices. The surveillance extract submitted to CDC requires that whole numbers, no decimals be submitted. The rounding protocol for NM is that a result 0.5 or greater is rounded to the next highest whole number and a result less than 0.5 is rounded down to the next lowest whole number, with the exception of results falling in the range 9.5-9.9 which are rounded down to 9 so they will correctly be categorized as less than 10. If a test is reported below the detection limit, the detection limit level is entered as <dl (for example <3.0) into the surveillance system database and reported as the midpoint of the interval between zero and the detection limit. Upon receipt, all results are initially reviewed for levels at or above 5 mcg/dL for individuals under 6 years of age at blood collection date. Lead results are entered into the HHLPSS database. An elevated blood lead (EBL) case is opened on a lead level of 5 mcg/dL or higher. Capillary samples of 10 mcg/dL or higher require a venous confirmatory test. Lead case management providing medical management and education is provided on cases with an EBL of 10 mcg/dL or higher from a venous sample. Environmental exposure assessments are conducted on a venous blood lead test of 15 mcg/dL or higher. Exposure assessments are completed on residences where an EBL child spends more than 10 hours per week. On-site exposure assessments are only conducted if exposure sources cannot be determined otherwise. The HHLPSS database has been maintained by NMDOH-EHEB since 2013 (previously the SQL Server Epi Lead Surveillance System database). Electronic data are available since 1993, however data of acceptable quality are only available since 2006. The database contains a field for entry of the Medicaid ID# for linkage to Medicaid eligibility data, however reporting of this data from the providers is sparse. When NM was funded by CLPPP, DOH had a data-sharing agreement with the Human Services Department Medicaid office to provide them with lead screening data linked by name and birth date to the Medicaid eligibility files. By using the child's last name, first name, date of birth, and sex, a linkage can still be made to Medicaid data. It is important to note that some some blood lead test results have missing information on county of residence, which accounts for approximately 1-20% of the data for a given year. These blood lead tests with missing county information are included in the tabulated results shown on the EPHT portal but on the maps.
      • timeperd:
        • timeinfo:
          • rngdates:
            • begdate: 20090101
            • begtime
            • enddate: 20171231
            • endtime
        • current: Time Period End Date
      • status:
        • progress: Complete
        • update: Annually
      • spdom:
        • bounding:
          • westbc: -109.05017700000001
          • eastbc: -103.00206900000001
          • northbc: 37.000292999999999
          • southbc: 31.332173999999998
      • keywords:
        • theme:
          • themekt
          • themekey: Blood lead level; 144262007, Increased blood lead level; 407152001
        • theme:
          • themekt: NONE
          • themekey: Exposure; Environmental exposure; Childhood lead poisoning; Blood lead levels; elevated blood lead levels; BLL; Lead; Pb; capillary and venous blood samples; blood lead screening;
        • theme:
          • themekt: Topic Category
          • themekey: Exposure
        • place:
          • placekt
          • placekey: UNITED STATES;US
        • place:
          • placekt
          • placekey: New Mexico; 35
        • place:
          • placekt
          • placekey: BERNALILLO, NM;CATRON, NM;CHAVES, NM;CIBOLA, NM;COLFAX, NM;CURRY, NM;DEBACA, NM;DONA ANA, NM;EDDY, NM;GRANT, NM;GUADALUPE, NM;HARDING, NM;HIDALGO, NM;LEA, NM;LINCOLN, NM;LOS ALAMOS, NM;LUNA, NM;MCKINLEY, NM;MORA, NM;OTERO, NM;QUAY, NM;RIO ARRIBA, NM;ROOSEVELT, NM;SAN JUAN, NM;SAN MIGUEL, NM;SANDOVAL, NM;SANTA FE, NM;SIERRA, NM;SOCORRO, NM;TAOS, NM;TORRANCE, NM;UNION, NM;VALENCIA, NM
      • accconst: NONE.
      • useconst: This information is provided by the Environmental Health Epidemiology Bureau, Epidemiology and Response Division, New Mexico Department of Health. Efforts have been made to assure the accuracy of the data, however, no responsibility is assumed by the NM Department of Health related to materials or how they interpreted and used by those who access this information. Data requests that would provide cell counts under 5 are not permitted as this would violate minimum requirements for confidentiality and privacy. All users must read and fully comprehend metadata prior to data use.
      • ptcontac:
        • cntinfo:
          • cntperp:
            • cntper: New Mexico EPHTN Project Manager
            • cntorg: New Mexico Department of Health, Environmental Health Epidemiology Bureau
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          • cntaddr:
            • addrtype: Physical
            • address: 1190 St. Francis Drive
            • city: Santa Fe
            • state: NM
            • postal: 87502
            • country: United States Of America
          • cntvoice: 18888788992
          • cntvoice
          • cnttdd
          • cntfax: 5058270013
          • cntemail: DOH-EHEB@state.nm.us
          • hours: 8:00 - 5:00
          • cntinst
      • secinfo:
        • secsys: NONE.
        • secclass: Unclassified
        • sechandl: NONE.
      • native: SAS 9.4
    • dataqual:
      • logic: NONE.
      • complete: The data contain missing information on county of residence for approximately 1%-20% of children.
      • lineage:
        • procstep:
          • procdesc: The process followed the instructions found in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Recommendations for Nationally Consistent Data and Measures within the Environmental Public Health Tracking Network How-to-Guide: Creating CLP-4 Childhood Lead Poisoning version 7.0 dated 02/19/2016. Data were downloaded from the HHLPSS SQL Server and patient deduplication was performed by matching on month and year of birth and soundex-coded last name and first name. Clerical review was performed on all potential matches. Multiple lead tests per individual child were examined to identify the appropriate test to report based on the decision tree in the How-to-Guide.
          • procdate: 20160811
    • eainfo:
      • overview:
        • eaover: State (Text) county (Text) BLLS_10 (Number) BLLS_10_14 (Number) BLLS_15_19 (Number) BLLS_20_24 (Number) BLLS_25_44 (Number) BLLS_45_69 (Number) BLLS_70 (Number) COUNTY_CD (Text) ID (Number) STATE_CD (Text) TOTAL_LIVE_BIRTHS (Number) TOTAL_TESTED (Number) UNCONBLL (Number) YEAR_BC (Number) AGE_GROUP (Number) BLL_CATEGORY (Number) COUNTY_CD (Text) ID (Number) NUM_CHILDREN_TESTED (Number) SPECIMEN_TYPE (Number) STATE_CD (Text) TEST_RESULT (Number) YEAR_BC (Number)
        • eadetcit: For detailed entity and attributes, see data dictionary document 'NCDM Data Dictionaries'. http://ephtracking.cdc.gov/showLibrary.action
    • distinfo:
      • distrib:
        • cntinfo:
          • cntperp:
            • cntper: New Mexico EPHTN Project Manager
            • cntorg: New Mexico Department of Health, Environmental Health Epidemiology Bureau
          • cntpos
          • cntaddr:
            • addrtype: Physical
            • address: 1190 St. Francis Drive
            • city: Santa Fe
            • state: NM
            • postal: 87502
            • country: United States Of America
          • cntvoice: 18888788992
          • cntvoice
          • cnttdd
          • cntfax: 5058270013
          • cntemail: DOH-EHEB@state.nm.us
          • hours: 8:00 - 5:00
          • cntinst
      • resdesc: childleadann.sas7bdat
      • distliab: Persons or entities given access to restricted data are liable for compliance with the New Mexico Department of Health data use agreement. Disciplinary action will be incurred for non-compliance or violation of data use agreement.
      • custom: For access to unrestricted or public use data, please see: http://ephtracking.cdc.gov for national and multistate data and https://nmtracking.org for New Mexico data. For access to restricted or secure New Mexico data please see data access policy document at https://nmtracking.org.
    • metainfo:
      • metd: 20160811
      • metc:
        • cntinfo:
          • cntperp:
            • cntper: New Mexico EPHTN Project Manager
            • cntorg: New Mexico Department of Health, Environmental Health Epidemiology Bureau
          • cntpos
          • cntaddr:
            • addrtype: Physical
            • address: 1190 St. Francis Drive
            • city: Santa Fe
            • state: NM
            • postal: 87502
            • country: United States Of America
          • cntvoice: 18888788992
          • cntvoice
          • cnttdd
          • cntfax: 5058270013
          • cntemail: DOH-EHEB@state.nm.us
          • hours: 8:00 - 5:00
          • cntinst
      • metstdn: EPHTN Tracking Network Profile Version 1.2
      • metac: NONE.
      • metuc: NONE.
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Content updated: Thu, 3 May 2018 14:20:56 MDT