WEST VIRGINIA
The AARST Radon Report Card: Risk and Response
Population and Lung Cancer      Total Population: 1,804,291
Lung Cancer Deaths:
1,361
Age-Adjusted Lung Cancer Incidence Rate
(per 100,000) 75

Lung Cancer Cases
2,028
Estimated Radon-Induced Lung Cancer Cases
  328

Buildings and Exposure Potential
Pre-Mitigation Radon Tests: 10,061
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 827,703 63,932 891,635
New 2,805 205 3,010
Public Schools: 707
Statewide Radon Policies
Credential Required Private Certification with State License
Radon Standards in Effect ANSI-AARST
Homebuyer Protection Required None
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 No