Euthanasia Survey

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Survey on Euthanasia

1.   Are Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide the same?

46%
46%
54%
54%

Yes : 78    No : 90    

2.   Euthanasia is never ethically justified

18%
18%
12%
12%
18%
18%
20%
20%
33%
33%

Strongly agree : 30    Agree : 20    Neutral : 30    Strongly disagree : 33    Disagree : 55    

3.   The principal moral consideration about euthanasia is the question of whether the person freely chooses to die or not.

38%
38%
36%
36%
15%
15%
8%
8%

Strongly agree : 64    Agree : 61    Neutral : 26    Strongly disagree : 13    

4.   There are some situations in which euthanasia should be legal

55%
55%
15%
15%
10%
10%
9%
9%
11%
11%

Strongly agree : 93    Agree : 25    Neutral : 17    Strongly disagree : 15    Disagree : 18    

5.   There are some situations in which I would be willing to participate in euthanasia

30%
30%
28%
28%
20%
20%
19%
19%

Strongly agree : 50    Agree : 47    Neutral : 34    Strongly disagree : 32    

6.   Assisted Suicide is never ethically justified

20%
20%
10%
10%
21%
21%
20%
20%
30%
30%

Strongly agree : 33    Agree : 16    Neutral : 35    Strongly disagree : 34    Disagree : 50    

7.   There are some situations in which Assisted Suicide should be legal

33%
33%
28%
28%
15%
15%
12%
12%
12%
12%

Strongly agree : 55    Agree : 47    Neutral : 25    Strongly disagree : 21    Disagree : 20    

8.   Animals are put to sleep when they are suffering. We should do the same for humans - do you agree?

35%
35%
20%
20%
15%
15%
14%
14%
16%
16%

Strongly agree : 59    Agree : 34    Neutral : 25    Strongly disagree : 23    Disagree : 27    

9.   Is Physician Assisted Suicide morally justified?

21%
21%
28%
28%
23%
23%
15%
15%
12%
12%

Strongly agree : 36    Agree : 47    Neutral : 39    Strongly disagree : 26    Disagree : 20    

10.   There should be

48%
48%
20%
20%
20%
20%
12%
12%

A law-allowing physician assisted suicide : 80    A law-prohibiting physician assisted suicide : 33    No law, leave it to physician-patient relationship : 34    No law, medical profession should provide guidelines : 21    

11.   In the course of your medical practice, has a patient ever asked you to hasten his/her death?

29%
29%
71%
71%

Had been asked to hasten death : 48     Had not been asked to hasten death : 120    

12.   If a terminally ill patient asked me to bring an end to his or her life, I would consider doing so if it were legal.

27%
27%
30%
30%
18%
18%
17%
17%
8%
8%

Strongly agree : 45    Agree : 51    Undecided : 30    Strongly disagree : 29    Disagree : 13    

13.   Do you think that euthanasia should be legalized in India?

23%
23%
24%
24%
33%
33%
13%
13%
8%
8%

Strongly agree : 38    Agree : 40    Undecided : 55    Strongly disagree : 22    Disagree : 13    

14.   If someone is surviving because of a life support machine, who do you think should decide when/whether the machine is turned off?

52%
52%
37%
37%
11%
11%

Patient : 87    Family or relatives : 62    The physician : 19    

15.   Do you think that people should be allowed to make a living will?

74%
74%
8%
8%
18%
18%

Yes : 124    No : 13    Can't say : 31    

16.   Do you think the government will pass a bill saying that Euthanasia with the patient's consent should be legalized?

42%
42%
21%
21%
36%
36%

Yes : 71    No : 36    Can't say : 61    

Personal Details

Age Group Responses
15 - 25 yrs 123
26 - 35 yrs 17
36 - 50 yrs 16
51 - 60 yrs 5
Above 60 yrs 7
Education Qualification Responses
Others 53
PG 13
PhD 12
UG 90
Gender Responses
Female 95
Male 73
Religion Responses
Christian 82
Hindu 20
Muslim 14
Others 52
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