Year: 2002 Source: Connecticut Medicine, v.66, no.10, (October 2002), p.603-609 SIEC No: 20030815

This study examined whether physicians within an American state-level professional association who disagree about the ethics of physician-assisted suicide also disagree about organized professional engagement in public discussions regarding physician-assisted suicide. 84% of the 677 survey respondents indicated support for physician participation regardless of attitude toward physician-assisted suicide. 28% favored physician-assisted suicide, while 53% opposed it. (30 refs) (SC)