Table 17
Household awareness of radon in Canada, by province

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Household awareness of radon in Canada, by province
  Households that had heard of radon Households that had heard of radon 1
Gave correct description of radon Gave incorrect description of radon Could not describe radon (had only heard of it) Said radon is a health hazard Said radon is not a health hazard Did not know if radon is a health hazard
  percent
Canada 42 30 r 46 r 24 68 11 22
Newfoundland and Labrador 33 21 E r 49 r 30 61 F 33
Prince Edward Island 52 30 E r 51 r 19 E 70 F F
Nova Scotia 60 31 r 43 r 26 75 F 20 E
New Brunswick 53 40 r 39 r 21 70 F 20 E
Quebec 38 36 r 51 r 13 73 9 18
Ontario 40 27 r 44 r 30 66 10 23
Manitoba 60 26 r 49 r 25 E 69 11 E 20 E
Saskatchewan 55 37 r 39 r 24 71 10 E 18
Alberta 44 24 r 47 r 29 59 16 25
British Columbia 41 28 r 48 r 24 66 12 22
1.
As a percentage of all households that had heard of radon.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Environment Accounts and Statistics Division, CANSIM table 153-0098.
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