SOUTH CAROLINA
The AARST Radon Report Card: Risk and Response
Population and Lung Cancer      Total Population: 5,084,156
Lung Cancer Deaths:
2,658
Age-Adjusted Lung Cancer Incidence Rate
(per 100,000) 59

Lung Cancer Cases
4,066
Estimated Radon-Induced Lung Cancer Cases
  274

Buildings and Exposure Potential
Pre-Mitigation Radon Tests: 26,481
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 1,994,464 290,443 2,284,907
New 31,394 4,640 36,034
Public Schools: 1,266
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