Lead Poisoning in Hispanic Children in LA County Target Population/Community: Hispanic Children living in Low Income Homes of Los Angeles CountyHealth Concern: Childhood Lead Poisoning: Emphasis on Preventative MeasuresASSESSMENT1. Los Angeles County Area size: Los Angeles County, at 4,752 square miles, is larger than the combined area of states Rhode Island and Delaware. Los Angeles County contains 88 incorporated cities; the majority of its area is unincorporated. Population size: Los Angeles County is home to 9,848,011 persons ( DiMassa & Smith, 2010), or over a quarter of California’s population. Demographics: Persons under the age of 18 make up 25.4% of Los Angeles County’s population; by 2009, persons under the age of five made...The end:
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