Here’s who uses Oregon’s Death With Dignity Act

by Lindsey Cook, US News, 16 October 2015

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Ninety-seven percent of  patients who have died from lethal medication since the law took effect were white, consistent with figures from last year alone that showed 95 percent of patients were white. According to the Census, the state of Oregon is 77 percent white. Hispanics, who made up 12 percent of the population in 2013 represented about 1 percent of patients.

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