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EH-15 Data Details

EH-15 Increase the proportion of new single-family homes (SFH) constructed with radon-reducing features, especially in high-radon-potential areas

About the Data

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.

National Data Source
National Builder Practices Survey; National Association of Home Builders Research Center (NAHB Research Center)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
28.6 (2007)
Target
100
Target-Setting Method
Maintain consistency with national programs, regulations, policies, and laws.
Numerator
Number of single family homes (SFH) built with radon-reducing features
Denominator
Total number of homes built, in all three radon zones, and especially in high radon potential areas (Zone 1)
Data Collection Frequency
Annual
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Not applicable

References

Additional resources about the objective.

  1. Radon in homes
    http://www.epa.gov/radon