Most unpleasant ways to die according to U.S. adults as of 2019

According to the findings of a survey by IPSOS, when asked what would be the most unpleasant way to die, those in the U.S. are most likely to say cancer, followed by a neurological disorder and a terrorist attack. This data shows the percentage of U.S. respondents who say select causes of death would be the most unpleasant way to die as of 2019.

Percentage of U.S. adults who thought the following were the most unpleasant ways to die as of 2019*

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Source

Release date

February 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

November 22 to December 6, 2019

Number of respondents

around 1,000

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

* Percentage saying one of the 3 most unpleasant ways to die.

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