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Medical assistance in dying (MAID) requests by sex

Total requests for MAID in 2020 Total requests for MAID in 2021 Received MAID in 2020 Received MAID in 2021 Died prior to receiving MAID in 2020 Died prior to receiving MAID in 2021 Withdrew in 2020 Withdrew in 2021 Ineligible in 2020 Ineligible in 2021 0 2,000 4,000 6,000 8,000 10,000 12,000 14,000 number WomenWomen MenMen
Source(s):
Health Canada, Medical Assistance in Dying, 2021 (5273).

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Medical assistance in dying (MAID) requests by sex, number
  Women Men
Total requests for MAID in 2020 4,630 5,034
Total requests for MAID in 2021 6,032 6,657
Received MAID in 2020 3,574 3,872
Received MAID in 2021 4,777 5,252
Died prior to receiving MAID in 2020 635 747
Died prior to receiving MAID in 2021 847 1,019
Withdrew in 2020 107 138
Withdrew in 2021 120 151
Ineligible in 2020 314 277
Ineligible in 2021 288 235
Source(s):
Health Canada, Medical Assistance in Dying, 2021 (5273).
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