Journal of Blood Transfusion / 2012 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

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

Table 3

Characteristics of foreign-born and US-born Hispanic donors by country/region of interest.

CubaCentral AmericaSouth AmericaMexicoPuerto RicoUS-born
Number%Number%Number%Number%Number%Number%

All donors1250.71,1857.01,3467.91,6299.68344.911,83969.8
Gender
 Male6350.453345.063547.277347.537945.45,05342.7
 Female6249.665255.071152.885652.545554.66,78657.3
Age groups (years)
 16–241613.045038.050137.291556.224329.27,32461.9
 25–3475.729124.627720.635421.818822.61,92516.3
 35–442721.923519.826920.024615.119623.61,44712.2
 45–544637.413411.321015.6935.712314.87896.7
 55–642217.9625.2775.7161.0627.52812.4
 65–8254.1131.1120.930.2192.3640.5
Mean age45.031.432.326.13525.8
M. donation freq.3.12.12.41.82.42.0
Hx. of Transfusion64.8290.0332.4311.9242.92462.1
Hx. of deferral2016.014512.219714.61519.38610.31,19010.1
Donated at fixed1814.414612.322716.91267.79511.41,0749.1
Ever pregnant4273.732152.430847.232039.523354.42,29235.8
Infectious disease
 CMV75.6887.414610.8965.9384.64593.9
 Hepatitis B10.8191.660.4150.970.8560.5
 Hepatitis C0010.120.140.250.6230.2
 Syphilis00111.070.590.610.1300.3
 HIV0010.10010.100230.2
 Chagas disease000010.150.30010.0

M.: mean; Hx.: history.

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