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An October 2019 survey of 600 respondents living in the West census region of the United States has shown that young adults are more likely than older respondents to want traditional arrangements like a full burial, obituary, and funeral service.
Respondents were asked questions pertaining to their values surrounding funeral planning, and whether they had initiated any advance planning of their own arrangements.
This is the fourth such report to be released this year. In all studies, we asked questions about five topics:
The following age categories were surveyed:
Focusing on five key areas of end-of life decision-making, we asked Western residents about Funeral Budget, Funeral Arrangements, Advance Planning, Obituaries and Bucket Lists.
This survey follows three similar studies in the Northeast, South and Midwest, concluding a comprehensive review of consumer values surrounding funeral planning, obituaries, and attitude toward death. Stay tuned for our final region wrap-up — coming January 2020!
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