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Public Awareness and Perceptions Surrounding Radon Testing in a State With High Radon Emission Potential and Low Smoking Rates

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  7. Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer mortality among nonsmokers.

    1. True.

    2. False.

  8. A radon level of--in indoor air is recognized by the Centers for Disease Control and Protection, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and World Health Organization as harmful.

    1. 1 pCi/L

    2. 2 pCi/L

    3. 3 pCi/L

    4. 4 pCi/L

  9. In this study,--of Utah residents never tested their homes for radon and--could not identify radon as a risk factor for lung cancer.

    1. 50%; 75%

    2. 50%; 80%

    3. 75%; 80%

    4. 80%; 75%

  10. Utah has the lowest smoking rate in the U.S., with less than--of the Utah population estimated to be smokers.

    1. 6%

    2. 9%

    3. 10%

    4. 15%

  11. At a national level, the following tend to be the most uninformed about radon:

    1. women.

    2. racial/ethnic minorities.

    3. less educated populations.

    4. lower-income households.

    5. all of the above.

  12. Only--of study participants reported ever testing their homes for radon.

    1. 15%

    2. 17%

    3. 19%

    4. 21%

  13. Of the participants who were unaware of testing, --did not know what radon was and--had never thought about testing.

    1. 25%; 65%

    2. 25%; 45%

    3. 65%; 45%

    4. 65%; 25%

  14. Lung cancer was identified as an outcome of radon exposure by--of respondents from all counties.

    1. 17.2%

    2. 20.5%

    3. 21.9%

    4. 22.2%

  15. Of respondents from all counties,--identified cost as a reason for not testing their homes for radon.

    1. 4%

    2. 5%

    3. 6%

    4. 7%

  16. Of respondents from high radon counties,--were unaware of radon testing.

    1. 24.6%

    2. 39.1%

    3. 39.9%

    4. 40.0%

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