• By Dana Sparks

Survey Says: Attitudes About Organ Donation Are Changing

April 17, 2013

A Mayo Clinic survey shows that the public’s support for both living and deceased organ donation is increasing.  Eighty-four percent of respondents said they would be likely or very likely to consider donating a kidney or a portion of their liver to a close friend or family member in need. In addition, 49 percent said they would be likely or very likely to consider donating a kidney to someone they have never met, which is often referred to as altruistic or “Good Samaritan” kidney donation.

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