# Survey Results: 5 Numbers Every Person Should Consider If They Want To Do The Most Good

We asked, you responded! Here are the results from our most recent survey:

Question 1: On average, how much do you think it would cost to save a person's life in the U.S.?
Responses
• 18.4% said less than \$500
• 30.6% said between \$500 and \$10,000
• 22.4% said between \$10,000 and \$50,000
• 8.2% said between \$50,000 and \$100,000
• 20.4% said more than \$100,000
Questions 2: On average, how much do you think it takes to save a person's life outside of the U.S.?
Responses
• 53.1% said less than \$500
• 44.9% said between \$500 and \$10,000
• 2% said more than \$100,000
Question 3: How much of your own money would you be willing to spend to save the life of a complete stranger from certain death?
Responses
• 24.5% said \$0-\$100
• 30.6% said \$101-\$500
• 20.4% said \$501-\$3,000
• 8.2% said \$3,001-\$10,000
• 16.3% said more than \$10,000
Question 4: How effective would a charity have to be at saving lives for you to shift your donation from a charity saving U.S. lives to one saving non-U.S. lives?
Responses
• 83.7% said they woudl support the the most effective charity regardless of where they focused on saving lives.
• 4.1% said a 1:2 ratio
• 6.1% said a 1:10 ratio
• 6.1% said I don't think that I would ever be interested in using a donation to benefit a charity that does not focus on saving American lives.
Question 5: How long would you be willing to give up cable/satellite TV if it meant you could save a stranger's life?
Responses
• 65.3% said forever
• 8.2% said 6 months
• 12.2 said 1 year
• 4.1% said 2 years
• 4.1% said 5 years
• 6.1% said I would not be willing to give up cable/satellite to save a stranger.

Want to know the actual answers to questions 1 and 2? Check out our blog post: EVALUATING THE COST TO SAVE A LIFE: U.S. VS. WORLD

What do you think about how people responded?

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