Who Were The Patients Who Sought Help Under California’s Aid-In-Dying Law?
The Sacramento Bee looks at ages, conditions, races and more.
California Assisted Suicide Patients Mostly White, Well-Educated
California residents choosing legal assisted suicide are disproportionately white and well-educated, new figures show. ... Of the 111 individuals, 87 percent were at least 60 years old and 44 percent relied solely on Medicare for health insurance. (Xu, 6/30)