NORTH CAROLINA
The AARST Radon Report Card: Risk and Response
Population and Lung Cancer      Total Population: 10,381,615
Lung Cancer Deaths:
5,189
Age-Adjusted Lung Cancer Incidence Rate
(per 100,000) 62

Lung Cancer Cases
8,186
Estimated Radon-Induced Lung Cancer Cases
  685

Buildings and Exposure Potential
Pre-Mitigation Radon Tests: 73,139
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 4,018,809 605,200 4,624,009
New 52,262 19,045 71,307
Public Schools: 2,682
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