Correlates of support for organ donation among three ethnic groups.

  title={Correlates of support for organ donation among three ethnic groups.},
  author={Patrick McNamara and Edward Guadagnoli and M J Evanisko and Christine Beasley and Eduardo A. Santiago-Delp{\'i}n and Clive O Callender and Eva Christiansen},
  journal={Clinical transplantation},
  volume={13 1 Pt 1},
Telephone interviews about organ donation were conducted with 4880 white respondents, 634 African-American respondents and 566 Hispanic respondents. Forty-three percent (42.9%) of whites, 31.2% of Hispanics and 22.6% of African-Americans reported that they were willing to donate their organs after their death (p < 0.001). Logistic regression analysis revealed three significant correlates of willingness to donate across all ethnic groups: having had a family discussion about end-of-life issues… CONTINUE READING

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