October 1993
U.S. News & World Report;10/25/93, Vol. 115 Issue 16, p10
Offers data on suicide and euthanasia in the United States. Percentage of Americans who approve of Dr. Jack Kevorkian's participation in assisted suicides; Number of states where assisted suicide is illegal; Number of Hemlock Society members in 1983 and in 1993; Number of living Americans who have attempted suicide; Ratio of female to male suicide attempts; More.


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