Brain death rates and 2010 deceased donation rates. Brain death (BD) rates and 2010 deceased donation (DD) rates of countries with published national rates of BD. Graphic demonstrating a high degree of correlation between countries with high (>40 per million population (pmp)) rates of BD and high (>20 pmp) DD rates. The lower DD rates for the UK and Australia correlate with their lower BD rates. Data for DD from . Data for BD from  for Spain,  for France,  for USA midpoint,  for Belgium,  for the UK, and  for Australia.