The AARST Radon Report Card: Risk and Response
Population and Lung Cancer      Total Population: 3,571,520
Lung Cancer Deaths:
Age-Adjusted Lung Cancer Incidence Rate
(per 100,000) 53

Lung Cancer Cases
Estimated Radon-Induced Lung Cancer Cases

Buildings and Exposure Potential
Pre-Mitigation Radon Tests: 45,708
Percent by Radon Level  
  < 2 pCi/L

  ≥ 2 to < 4 pCi/L

  ≥ 4 pCi/L

Housing Units by Structure Type
1 to 4 Units 5 or More Units Total
Existing 1,242,134 274,069 1,516,203
New 2,701 3,153 5,854
Public Schools: 1,003
Statewide Radon Policies
Credential Required Private Certification; also State Registration for Mitigation
Radon Standards in Effect ANSI-AARST
Homebuyer Protection Required Disclosure Only
Radon System Requirement for New Homes All Counties
    Type of New Home Where Required One- and Two-Family
    Standard/Code for Radon System in New Homes IRC Appendix F modified
School Testing Required Post-2003 buildings
Radon System Requirement for New Schools Zones 1 and 2