Table. 2.

Refused organ donations by other family member

Year PBD reported Medically available PBD Total number of refuse (1) Initially consented by next of kin but refused by other family (2) Rate of refusal by other family member (%) =(2)/(1)
2013 1,446 872 371 81 21.83
2014 1,615 901 432 57 13.19
2015 1,850 1,122 515 60 11.65
2016 2,083 1,272 585 64 10.94
2017 2,216 1,380 770 74 9.61
2018 2,426 1,440 888 105 11.82

PBD, potential brain death.

Data from Korea Organ Donation Agency call center [7].

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