Donation Statistics

North Carolina

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As of April 19, 2013

  • Over 3,689 North Carolinians are waiting for a life saving transplant.

In 2013 through April 26, 2013

  • More than 34 North Carolinians gave the gift of life through organ donation.

As of March 31, 2013

  • Over 4,347,096 North Carolinians have an organ donor designation heart on their drivers’ license or ID card.

As of December 31, 2012

  • More than 298 North Carolinians gave the gift of life through deceased organ donation (between January 31, 2012 through December 31, 2012).

In 2013 through April 26, 2013

  • 73 North Carolinians received a life saving transplant.
  • Sadly, 17 North Carolinians on the transplant waiting list died due to the shortage of donated organs.

In all of 2012

  • 423 North Carolinians gave the gift of life through organ donation.
  • 954 North Carolinians received a life saving transplant.
  • Sadly, 232 North Carolinians on the transplant waiting list died due to the shortage of donated organs.
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ºSource: Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network

ºUnited States

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As of April 26, 2013

  • Over 128,148 in the USA are waiting for a life saving transplant.

In 2013 through April 26, 2013

  • 1,150 in the USA gave the gift of life through organ donation.
  • 2,313 in the USA received a life saving transplant.
  • Sadly, 628 in the USA on the transplant waiting list died due to the shortage of donated organs.

In all of 2012

  • 14,015 in the USA gave the gift of life through organ donation.
  • 28,053 in the USA received a life saving transplant.
  • Sadly 6,830 in the USA on the transplant waiting list died due to the shortage of donated organs.
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