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Euthanasia Statistics

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Euthanasia Statistics Data
Total percentage of medical practitioners that support Euthanasia54%
Percent of public who support euthanasia for the terminally ill / on life support86%
Average percent of terminally ill patients who die in pain55%
Total number of years Dr. Jack Kevorkian served in prison for Physician Assisted Suicide8 years
Total number of places that openly and legally authorize active assistance in dying (Oregon, Switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands)4
Number of people killed every day by assisted suicide in Belgium5
Reported number of people euthanized each year at the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient130,000
Total number of largest group (Right-to-Die) that have paid supporters (Japanese) of rights to assisted suicide100,000
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Euthanasia Opinion PollPercent
Poll of 1,001 Americans asked " Generally speaking, do you support or oppose legalizing euthanasia in the U.S.?"
Percent of people who support Euthanasia42 %
Percent of people who opposed Euthanasia37 %
Percent of people who were unsure about Euthanasia22 %
Percent who answered "Strongly Support" Euthanasia28 %
Percent who answered "Moderately Support" Euthanasia28 %
Percent who answered "Moderately Oppose" Euthanasia14 %
Percent who answer "Strongly Oppose" Euthanasia23 %
Percent of Democrats who support Euthanasia47 %
Percent of Republicans who support Euthanasia49 %
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Gallup Poll, Sudpresse Belgium, National Health Serivces
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: October 22, 2016

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