NJ Spotlight News

People of color not choosing medical aid in dying option

Clip: 08/05/2022 | 3m 52s | Video has closed captioning.

It's been three years since New Jersey enacted a Medical Aid in Dying law, but only 95 terminally ill patients have chosen that path to end their lives here, so far -- and they're mostly white. A Rutgers researcher says that mirrors national statistics — which also show most people who choose aid in dying have some college education.

Aired: 08/05/22

Rating: NR

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