The purpose of the article is to evaluate the annual effective dose for 80 women divided into two samples; one sample located in the former uranium Băiţa-Ştei area, hereinafter referred to as case sample, respectively for a control sample, located in the same county, but exposed in most cases to indoor radon activity concentrations <300 Bq m-3. In this regard, the homemade 'RaThoGamma' kit was used, which contained two thermoluminescent dosimeters, a CR-39 track detector (RSKS) for indoor radon activity concentration, two CR-39 track detectors (Radtrak2®/ Radtrak2T®) for radon and thoron activity concentrations as well as Direct Radon Progeny Sensors/Direct Thoron Progeny Sensors for measuring time-averaged radon and thoron progenies concentrations. In addition, a total of 80 water samples were collected in order to evaluate the ingestion dose due to radon and radium activity concentrations in drinking water. The maximum total annual effective dose in the control sample was 14.1 mSv, while in the case sample the maximum annual effective dose was 60.5 mSv. This difference is mainly due to radon progenies inhalation. Other pathways did not show a statistically significant difference between the two samples, showing a minor contribution to the annual effective dose.
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