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National Minority Donor Awareness Day Quiz

August 1 is National Minority Donor Awareness Day – a time set aside to educate minority communities about the importance of organ and tissue donation. For that purpose, the Coalition on Donation created a quiz to test your knowledge of organ donation. How much do you know? Test yourself and see!

1. Twelve percent of the U.S. population is African American. What percentage of patients awaiting kidney transplants is African American?:




2. African Americans have the best chance of a successful kidney transplant if the donor is:




3. Which of these conditions can lead to the need for dialysis or kidney transplantation?



4. A single organ and tissue donor can save or improve the lives of up to:




5. All mainstream religions, in this country, support organ and tissue donation.


6. On average, how many people die each day due to lack of organs?




7. The donor's family pays the cost of organ and tissue donation.


8. What is/are the most important step(s) in becoming an organ and tissue donor?





To learn more about how to Donate Life or request of FREE copy of the brochure, You Have the Power to Donate Life, visit http://www.donatelife.net Exit Disclaimer or call 1-866-LETS-GIVE (1-866-538-7448).

The Coalition on Donation is a not-for-profit alliance of national organizations and local coalitions across the U.S., dedicated to inspiring all people to Donate Life through organ and tissue donation. Its vision is an organ or tissue transplant for everyone in need.

Note: The Quiz was developed by Donate Life America. The explanations to the answers were developed by OMHRC.



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