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Table 1 Estimates of total direct health costs within B-Pb concentration ranges for the French child population (€2008)

From: Childhood lead exposure in France: benefit estimation and partial cost-benefit analysis of lead hazard control

Blood-lead concentrations range (μg/L) % of children aged 1 to 6 yearsa Number of childrena Unit cost (€) Total costs (€ million)
B-Pb < 15 50.00 2,348,091 0 0
15 ≤ B-Pb < 24 35.1 1,648,975 120 198
24 ≤ B-Pb < 100 14.8 693,783 120 83
B-Pb ≥ 100 0.1 5,333 2,932 16
  1. a On the basis of INSEE data and INVS results, 2010
  2. Table 1 shows the direct health cost Bmed within B-Pb concentration ranges for the French child population. Bscreening 15-24 and Bscreening24-100 amount to 120 € per child and Btreatment≥ 100 is estimated to €2,932 which equals to ((1,819*0.73+4,851*0.27) +294) per child.