TABLE ES-3 Distribution of attributable risks for U.S. males from indoor residential radon exposure under BEIR VI models

Exposure Range (Bqm-3)

% of Homes in Range

Exposure-age-concentration model

Contribution to AR

Exposure-age-duration model

Contribution to AR

 

 

Actual

%

Cumulative %

Actual

%

Cumulative %

0–25

49.9

0.018

12.8

12.8

0.013

12.8

 12.8

26–50

23.4

0.026

18.5

31.3

0.018

18.4

 31.2

51–75

10.4

0.020

14.2

45.5

0.014

14.2

 45.4

76–100

5.4

0.015

10.5

56.0

0.010

10.5

 55.9

101–150

5.2

0.020

13.9

69.9

0.004

13.9

 69.8

151–200

2.4

0.013

  9.2

79.1

0.009

  9.2

 79.0

201–300

1.8

0.014

  9.6

88.7

0.010

  9.7

 88.7

301–400

0.7

0.007

  5.2

93.9

0.005

  5.3

 94.0

401–600

0.4

0.006

  4.5

98.4

0.005

  4.6

 98.6

601+

0.4

0.002

  1.5

99.9

0.001

  1.6

100.2

Total

100.0

0.141

100.0

 

0.099

100.0

 



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