Opinions on euthanasia in the case of incurable diseases in France 2014

This graph represents the French opinion on euthanasia in 2014. 54% of those surveyed indicated that they were totally in favor of a law that would allow doctors to end the lives of people with unbearable and incurable diseases, if those wish it.

Should French law allow doctors to put a painless end to the lives of people with unbearable and incurable diseases if they ask for it?

Share of respondents
Yes, absolutely54%
Yes, in some cases42%
No4%
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Sources

Release date

October 2014

Region

France

Survey time period

October 7 - 9, 2014

Number of respondents

977 respondents

Age group

18 years old and over

Method of interview

Computer-assisted web interviews (CAWI)

Supplementary notes

* The question was formulated by the source as follows: "Some people suffering from unbearable and incurable diseases sometimes ask the doctors euthanasia, that is to say that they put an end to their life, without suffering. In your opinion, should French law allow doctors to put an end, without suffering, to the lives of these people with unbearable and incurable diseases if they ask for it? "

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