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.?
- 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
: 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
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
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.
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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