Survey: willingness of people to break the law to assist dying in the UK in 2015

If a terminally ill loved one was suffering unbearably and asked you to assist them in their dying, how likely, if at all, would you be to consider assisting them, even though this would currently be breaking the law?

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 1, 2015
Survey: willingness of people to break the law to assist dying in the UK in 2015 This statistic displays the results of a survey on the willingness of individuals in the United Kingdom (UK) to break the law to assist a terminally ill loved one to die. Approximately 45 percent of individuals said they would be willing to assist a terminally ill loved one to die, of these 14 percent said they would definitely do it.
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If a terminally ill loved one was suffering unbearably and asked you to assist them in their dying, how likely, if at all, would you be to consider assisting them, even though this would currently be breaking the law?

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