Purpose : This study was done to identify opinions and attitudes on the bioethical issues related to artificial insemination. Methods : The survey was done directly on medical students(99), professor(18), high school teacher(44), pregnant women(50), adults(151) and indirectly through internet on adults(390). Analysis samples included 752 cases and were analyzed using the SPSS-program for descriptive ststistics.
Results : This study investigates social attitudes on the bioethical issues related to artificial insemination. About 69% of respondents agreed that artificial insemination was the proper treatment for infertility. 56% of them regarded donated-egg as a living existence. Therefore they emphasized that the remaininng of donated-egg were donated for other infertilized persons or medical science. Respondents were also worry over the bioethical issues related to artificial insemination. The bioethical issues were mainly related to parental authority, surrogate mother, egg donor, and surplus egg.