Views on medically-assisted dying in Canada 2016, by age

The statistic displays the opinion of Canadian respondents about medically-assisted death as of June 2016, broken down by age group. During the survey, 91 percent of respondents aged 55 years and older thought that under certain circumstances a terminally-ill person should be allowed to seek professional medical assistance to help them die.

Attitude towards medically-assisted dying in Canada as of June 2016, by age group

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Release date

June 2016



Survey time period

June 17 to 20, 2016

Number of respondents

1,005 respondents

Supplementary notes

Original question: When it comes to medically-assisted dying, which of the following statements is closer to your own view"

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