Likelihood of donating family member's organs based on wishes in adults 1993-2012

Likelihood of U.S. adults donating family member's organs based on wishes in 1993, 2005, and 2012

by Statista Research Department, last edited Sep 30, 2013
Likelihood of donating family member's organs based on wishes in adults 1993-2012 This survey displays the percentage of U.S. adults that were likely to donate family member's organs based on known or unknown wishes in 1993, 2005, and 2012. In 2005, 70.2 percent of adults that did not know their family member's wishes were still somewhat likely or very likely to donate their organs. 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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Likelihood of U.S. adults donating family member's organs based on wishes in 1993, 2005, and 2012

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199320052012
Didn't know family member's wishes47%70.2%75.6%
Knew family member's wishes93%95.9%96.7%
199320052012
Didn't know family member's wishes47%70.2%75.6%
Knew family member's wishes93%95.9%96.7%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Sep 30, 2013
This survey displays the percentage of U.S. adults that were likely to donate family member's organs based on known or unknown wishes in 1993, 2005, and 2012. In 2005, 70.2 percent of adults that did not know their family member's wishes were still somewhat likely or very likely to donate their organs. 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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