NOTE: DMV = Department of Motor Vehicles; OPO = organ procurement organization; I.D. = identification; BMV = Bureau of Motor Vehicles.
aSOURCE: http://www.unos.org/inTheNews/factsheets.asp?fs=6. The information is current as of November 2005. Information on Kentucky legislation updated April 2006.
bInstitute of Medicine staff contacted a number of states to inquire about the number of individuals currently registered in the state’s organ donor registry. Not all states were contacted.
cAs of September 22, 2005, approximately one-third of registered drivers.
dAs of January 2005.