Family discussion of organ donations in U.S. adults 1993-2012

Percentage of U.S. adults discussing organ donation with family in 1993, 2005, and 2012

by Statista Research Department, last edited Sep 30, 2013
Family discussion of organ donations in U.S. adults 1993-2012 This survey displays the percentage of U.S. adults that have discussed their wishes for organ donation for transplantation with their family in 1993, 2005, and 2012. In 2005, 70.1 percent of adults have discussed their wish to donate with their family. Organ donation can be given through both a deceased and living donor if blood and oxygen are flowing through the organs until the time of recovery to ensure viability. There are over 120,000 people in the country waiting for an organ transplant.
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Percentage of U.S. adults discussing organ donation with family in 1993, 2005, and 2012

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199320052012
Discussed wish to donate
(2012 n=2,454)
52%70.1%74.9%
Very or somewhat willing to discuss
(2012 n=1,245)
89%83.2%81%
199320052012
Discussed wish to donate
(2012 n=2,454)
52%70.1%74.9%
Very or somewhat willing to discuss
(2012 n=1,245)
89%83.2%81%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Sep 30, 2013
This survey displays the percentage of U.S. adults that have discussed their wishes for organ donation for transplantation with their family in 1993, 2005, and 2012. In 2005, 70.1 percent of adults have discussed their wish to donate with their family. Organ donation can be given through both a deceased and living donor if blood and oxygen are flowing through the organs until the time of recovery to ensure viability. There are over 120,000 people in the country waiting for an organ transplant.
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