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.

Number %Number% 𝑃 value

All donors11,83969.85,11930.2
Age groups (years)*<.001
Mean age25.830.8<.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
History of blood transfusion?*0.074
History of deferral?.001
Donated at fixed sites?*<.001
Infectious disease
 Hepatitis B560.5480.9.001
 Hepatitis C230.2120.2.713
 Chagas disease10.060.2.002

*Missing data.

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