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Report to Congress: Table of Contents

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I. REPORT SUMMARY

PURPOSE
FINDINGS
RECOMMENDATIONS

II. BACKGROUND

HISTORY OF ATSDR ACTIVITIES
CURRENT ATSDR ACTIVITIES

III. EXPOSURE PATHWAY EVALUATION

IDENTIFICATION OF PATHWAYS OF EXPOSURE
SOURCES AND EXPOSURE PATHWAYS AT TAR CREEK SUPERFUND SITE
MAJOR COMPLETED EXPOSURE PATHWAYS

Residential Area Soil
Mine Tailings
Lead-Based Paint

OTHER EXPOSURE PATHWAYS

Ingestion of Homegrown Produce
Ingestion of Tap Water
Airborne Dust
Use of Biota by Tar Creek Site Area Tribal Populations

PHYSICAL HAZARDS

IV. DISCUSSION

BLOOD LEAD EVALUATION

Datasets Reviewed

PERCENTAGE OF ELEVATED BLLS AND GEOMETRIC MEAN OF BLLS
PICHER/CARDIN IN COMPARISON WITH THE TAR CREEK SUPERFUND SITE AS A WHOLE
CHARACTERISTICS OF CHILDREN WITH ELEVATED BLLS
DATA LIMITATIONS
INTERVENTIONS

V. CONCLUSIONS

VI. RECOMMENDATIONS

VII. APPENDICES

TABLE 1 - Major Lead Exposure Pathways at the Tar Creek Superfund Site

TABLE 2 - Other Lead Exposure Pathways at the Tar Creek Superfund Site

TABLE 3 - Demographics in Tar Creek Superfund Site Area

TABLE 4 - Characteristics of Blood Lead Testing Data Among Children Aged 1-5 Years Living Within the Tar Creek Superfund Site - Entire Site

TABLE 5 - Characteristics of Blood Lead Testing Data Among Children Aged 1-5 Years Living Within the Tar Creek Superfund Site - Picher and Cardin Only

TABLE 6 - Existing Health Study Information

TABLE 7 - Children Aged 1-5 Years Living in the Tar Creek Superfund Site with Known Elevated BLLS in 2003, Residential Assessment Lead Exposure Status

VIII. FIGURES

IX. REFERENCES

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