A survey was liken of 314 individuals, 55 of whom had residences that exceeded the EPA action level of 148 Bq m-3 (4 pCi L-1) of radon as measured by a medical center radon testing service.
The survey was designed to assess whether these individuals followed the 1986 EPA guidelines for follow-up testing and mitigation.
The survey indicated 41% of respondents performed follow-up tests and 16% of the respondents performed some form of mitigation.
Some respondents had performed mitigation after inadequate or no follow-up radon tests.
Mots-clés Pascal : Radon Isotope, Logement habitation, Exploration, Radioisotope, Radiodiagnostic, Norme sécurité, Mesure sécurité, Questionnaire, Etude longitudinale, Radiocontamination, Valeur EPA, Test activité, Enquête, Contrôle
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Radon Isotopes, Housing, Exploration, Radioisotope, Radiodiagnosis, Safety standard, Safety measure, Questionnaire, Follow up study, Radioactive contamination, Screening test, Inquiry, Check
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Code Inist : 002A08F03. Création : 199406.