View of doctors assisting death in terminally illl patients by country 2015

This survey displays the perception of whether or not it should be legal to allow doctors to assist an adult patient that is terminally ill in ending their life, as of 2015, by select countries. Some 86 percent of those surveyed in Belgium said it should be legal for a doctor to assist a terminally ill patient in ending their life.

Support of legality for doctors aid in ending a terminally ill life as of 2015, by country

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Source

In cooperation with
Ipsos
Release date

July 2015

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

June 5-19, 2015

Number of respondents

minimum of 2,000 in each country

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "Do you think it should be legal or not for a doctor to assist a patient aged 18 or over in ending their life, if that is the patient's wish, provided that the patient is terminally ill (where it is believed that they have 6 months or less to live) of sound mind, and expresses a clear desire to end their life?"

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