View in U.S. of doctor assisted death by life-ending medication prescription 2015

Support of legality for doctor aid in ending a terminally ill life by prescribing life-ending medication in the U.S. as of 2015*

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jul 27, 2015
View in U.S. of doctor assisted death by life-ending medication prescription 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 through prescription of a life-ending medication as of 2015 for those living in the United States. During this time, 52 percent of those surveyed in the country said it should be legal for a doctor to prescribe life-ending medication that the patient could take themselves.
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Support of legality for doctor aid in ending a terminally ill life by prescribing life-ending medication in the U.S. as of 2015*

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Percentage of respondents
Yes, it should be legal for a doctor to prescribe life-ending medication that the patient could take themselves52%
No, it should not be legal for a doctor to prescribe life-ending medication that the patient could take themselves32%
Don't know14%
Prefer not to say2%
Percentage of respondents
Yes, it should be legal for a doctor to prescribe life-ending medication that the patient could take themselves52%
No, it should not be legal for a doctor to prescribe life-ending medication that the patient could take themselves32%
Don't know14%
Prefer not to say2%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Jul 27, 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 through prescription of a life-ending medication as of 2015 for those living in the United States. During this time, 52 percent of those surveyed in the country said it should be legal for a doctor to prescribe life-ending medication that the patient could take themselves.
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