NEW YORK
The AARST Radon Report Card: Risk and Response
Population and Lung Cancer      Total Population: 19,530,351
Lung Cancer Deaths:
7,732
Age-Adjusted Lung Cancer Incidence Rate
(per 100,000) 56

Lung Cancer Cases
14,099
Estimated Radon-Induced Lung Cancer Cases
  1,384

Buildings and Exposure Potential
Pre-Mitigation Radon Tests: 74,733
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 5,532,994 2,786,897 8,319,891
New 11,203 34,016 45,219
Public Schools: 4,807
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 Recommended
Radon System Requirement for New Schools Recommended