Households and the Environment Survey (HES)

Radon awareness of person, status

Radon awareness refers to whether or not a person had heard of radon. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that is colourless, odourless and tasteless and is found in soil. When radon enters an enclosed space, such as a basement, it can accumulate to unsafe levels and may increase the chances of someone developing lung cancer.

Person refers to an individual and is the unit of analysis for most social statistics programs.

The data for this variable are reported using the following classifications and/or lists:

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