Number of Assisted Suicides in the US
How many assisted suicides are there in the U.S.?
By the end of 2009, there are 417 cases of legal assisted suicides in the United States. This is based on a report published in Disability and Health Journal in January 2010. Of this, 401 is in Washington and 16 in Oregon. The only other state to legalize assisted suicide is Montana, which only legalized the act in January 2010.