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Euthanasia, Attitude about

Does the respondent favor or oppose the ability of people to voluntarily die early (physician-assisted suicide)?


Below are 22 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept.

  • EUTHANAS from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in NigeriaLEARN MORE
    • Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: euthanasia – ending the life of the incurably sick. (EUTHANAS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • EUTHANAS from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South KoreaLEARN MORE
    • Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: euthanasia – ending the life of the incurably sick. (EUTHANAS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • Q37D from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005LEARN MORE
    • Q 37 How do you feel about the following... d. Physician-assisted suicide (Q37D) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • EUTHANAS from Spirit and Power: A 10-Country Survey of PentecostalsLEARN MORE
    • Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: euthanasia – ending the life of the incurably sick. (EUTHANAS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • EUTHANAS from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in BrazilLEARN MORE
    • Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: euthanasia – ending the life of the incurably sick. (EUTHANAS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • EUTHANAS from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in ChileLEARN MORE
    • Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: euthanasia – ending the life of the incurably sick. (EUTHANAS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • Q85C from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010LEARN MORE
    • Q85C [NEXT, IM GOING TO READ SOME BEHAVIORS. FOR EACH, PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER YOU PERSONALLY BELIEVE THAT IT IS MORALLY ACCEPTABLE, MORALLY WRONG, OR IS IT NOT A MORAL ISSUE?] Euthanasia - ending the life of the incurably sick (Q85C) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • EUTHANAS from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South AfricaLEARN MORE
    • Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: euthanasia – ending the life of the incurably sick. (EUTHANAS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WRXSUI from State of Disunion Survey, 1996LEARN MORE
    • Now I am going to read a list of things that some people consider to be morally wrong. For each item, please select the number that best indicates how wrong you, personally, think it is when people engage in that behavior. P. Medically assisted suicide for someone with a terminal illness (WRXSUI) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • EUTHANAS from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in GuatemalaLEARN MORE
    • Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: euthanasia – ending the life of the incurably sick. (EUTHANAS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • EUTHANAS from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in KenyaLEARN MORE
    • Please tell me for each of the following items whether you think it can always be justified, sometimes be justified, or never be justified: euthanasia – ending the life of the incurably sick. (EUTHANAS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • ADULTKID from Middletown Area Study, 1997LEARN MORE
    • ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED AGREE TO VAR 58 (ELDDETH), VAR 59 (BRAINDED) OR VAR 60 (COMADETH): When physicians have said that recovery is impossible, who, if anyone should have a right to end a dying persons life? Do you agree or disagree with the following statement -- If the unconscious and dying person has no spouse, his or her adult children should have the right to end the dying persons life. (ADULTKID) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • DADMOM from Middletown Area Study, 1997LEARN MORE
    • ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED AGREE TO VAR 58 (ELDDETH), VAR 59 (BRAINDED) OR VAR 60 (COMADETH): When physicians have said that recovery is impossible, who, if anyone should have a right to end a dying persons life? Do you agree or disagree with the following statement -- The parents of a dying child should have the right to choose to end the dying childs life. (DADMOM) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • ENDBYDOC from Middletown Area Study, 1997LEARN MORE
    • ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED AGREE TO VAR 58 (ELDDETH), VAR 59 (BRAINDED) OR VAR 60 (COMADETH): When physicians have said that recovery is impossible, who, if anyone should have a right to end a dying persons life? Do you agree or disagree with the following statement -- If the dying person has no close relatives or family, physicians should have the right to choose to end the dying persons life. (ENDBYDOC) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • MATEONLY from Middletown Area Study, 1997LEARN MORE
    • ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED AGREE TO VAR 58 (ELDDETH), VAR 59 (BRAINDED) OR VAR 60 (COMADETH): When physicians have said that recovery is impossible, who, if anyone should have a right to end a dying persons life? Do you agree or disagree with the following statement -- If the dying person will never regain consciousness, a husband or wife should have a right to choose to end the dying persons life. (MATEONLY) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • NEARKIN from Middletown Area Study, 1997LEARN MORE
    • ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED AGREE TO VAR 58 (ELDDETH), VAR 59 (BRAINDED) OR VAR 60 (COMADETH): When physicians have said that recovery is impossible, who, if anyone should have a right to end a dying persons life? Do you agree or disagree with the following statement -- The closest remaining relative of an unconscious and dying person should have the right to choose to end the dying persons life. (NEARKIN) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • NOBODY from Middletown Area Study, 1997LEARN MORE
    • ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED AGREE TO VAR 58 (ELDDETH), VAR 59 (BRAINDED) OR VAR 60 (COMADETH): When physicians have said that recovery is impossible, who, if anyone should have a right to end a dying persons life? Do you agree or disagree with the following statement -- No one should have a right to end a dying persons life. (NOBODY) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • SELFONLY from Middletown Area Study, 1997LEARN MORE
    • ASKED ONLY OF THOSE RESPONDENTS THAT ANSWERED AGREE TO VAR 58 (ELDDETH), VAR 59 (BRAINDED) OR VAR 60 (COMADETH): When physicians have said that recovery is impossible, who, if anyone should have a right to end a dying persons life? Do you agree or disagree with the following statement -- Only the dying person should have the right to choose to die. (SELFONLY) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
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