MISSISSIPPI
The AARST Radon Report Card: Risk and Response
Population and Lung Cancer      Total Population: 2,981,020
Lung Cancer Deaths:
1,838
Age-Adjusted Lung Cancer Incidence Rate
(per 100,000) 71

Lung Cancer Cases
2,674
Estimated Radon-Induced Lung Cancer Cases
  137

Buildings and Exposure Potential
Pre-Mitigation Radon Tests: 0
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 1,200,648 120,434 1,321,082
New 6,339 613 6,952
Public Schools: 1,045
Statewide Radon Policies
Credential Required None
Radon Standards in Effect None
Homebuyer Protection Required Disclosure Only
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