IOWA
The AARST Radon Report Card: Risk and Response
Population and Lung Cancer      Total Population: 3,148,618
Lung Cancer Deaths:
1,572
Age-Adjusted Lung Cancer Incidence Rate
(per 100,000) 59

Lung Cancer Cases
2,434
Estimated Radon-Induced Lung Cancer Cases
  664

Buildings and Exposure Potential
Pre-Mitigation Radon Tests: 95,245
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 1,208,849 187,738 1,396,587
New 8,497 3,373 11,870
Public Schools: 1,309
Statewide Radon Policies
Credential Required State Certification
Radon Standards in Effect ANSI-AARST Measurement; EPA and ASTM Mitigation
Homebuyer Protection Required Notification & Disclosure
Radon System Requirement for New Homes No
    Type of New Home Where Required N/A
    Standard/Code for Radon System in New Homes N/A
School Testing Required Recommended
Radon System Requirement for New Schools No