RHODE ISLAND
The AARST Radon Report Card: Risk and Response
Population and Lung Cancer      Total Population: 1,058,287
Lung Cancer Deaths:
522
Age-Adjusted Lung Cancer Incidence Rate
(per 100,000) 61

Lung Cancer Cases
875
Estimated Radon-Induced Lung Cancer Cases
  110

Buildings and Exposure Potential
Pre-Mitigation Radon Tests: 42,398
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 386,886 81,285 468,171
New 1,237 163 1,400
Public Schools: 313
Statewide Radon Policies
Credential Required Private Certification with State License/Certification
Radon Standards in Effect ANSI-AARST
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 Yes
Radon System Requirement for New Schools Zones 1 and 2