Journal of Blood Transfusion / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Epidemiological Profiles of Foreign-Born and US-Born Hispanic Blood Donors in a Major Metropolitan Area in the United States

Table 1

Characteristics of US-born and foreign-born Hispanic donors.

US-bornForeign-born
Number %Number% 𝑃 value

All donors11,83969.85,11930.2
Gender<.001
 Male5,05342.72,38346.5
 Female6,78657.32,73853.5
Age groups (years)*<.001
 16–247,32461.92,12541.6
 25–341,92516.31,11721.9
 35–441,44712.297319.0
 45–547896.760611.9
 55–642812.42394.7
 65–82640.5521.0   
Mean age25.830.8<.001  
Education*<.001
 9–12th grade, no diploma4,56642.21,51634.3
 High-school graduate1,52614.168615.5
 Some college or tech2,76825.61,13625.7
 Bachelor’s degree1,95018.01,07924.4   
Mean donation frequency2.02.2<.001
First-time donor?*<.001
 Yes5,38948.82,14845.7
 No5,65851.22,55254.3   
History of blood transfusion?*0.074
 Yes2462.31232.7
 No10,51697.74,46697.3
History of deferral?.001
 Yes1,19010.159911.7
 No10,64989.94,52088.3   
Donated at fixed sites?*<.001
 Yes1,0749.161212.0
 No10,76390.94,50688.0   
Infectious disease
 CMV4593.93757.3<.001
 Hepatitis B560.5480.9.001
 Hepatitis C230.2120.2.713
 Syphilis300.3280.6.005
 HIV23.220.0.015
 Chagas disease10.060.2.002

*Missing data.

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