LOUISIANA
The AARST Radon Report Card: Risk and Response
Population and Lung Cancer      Total Population: 4,659,690
Lung Cancer Deaths:
2,454
Age-Adjusted Lung Cancer Incidence Rate
(per 100,000) 60

Lung Cancer Cases
3,457
Estimated Radon-Induced Lung Cancer Cases
  120

Buildings and Exposure Potential
Pre-Mitigation Radon Tests: 499
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 1,840,091 216,966 2,057,057
New 14,646 1,147 15,793
Public Schools: 1,352
Statewide Radon Policies
Credential Required None
Radon Standards in Effect None
Homebuyer Protection Required None
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 No
Radon System Requirement for New Schools No