Journal of Blood Transfusion / 2016 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice of Adult Population towards Blood Donation in Gondar Town, Northwest Ethiopia: A Community Based Cross-Sectional Study

Table 2

Knowledge towards blood donation among adult population living in Gondar town, 2015.

Knowledge assessment itemsResponse
Correctly responded ( (%))Incorrectly responded ( (%))

Place of blood donation 650 (84.6)118 (15.4)
Importance of blood donation 678 (88.3)90 (11.7)
Minimum age eligible for blood donation338 (44)430 (56)
Minimum weight eligible for blood donation 110 (14.3)658 (85.7)
How often eligible individual can donate blood259 (33.7)509 (66.3)
Best blood donor type 654 (85.2)114 (14.8)
Can pregnant women donate blood524 (68.2)244 (31.8)
Can women on menstruation donate blood344 (44.8)424 (55.2)
Can lactating women donate blood 366 (47.7)402 (52.3)
Can diabetic patients donate blood434 (56.5)334 (43.5)
Can smokers donate blood261 (34)507 (66)
Maximum volume of blood being donated once225 (29.3)543 (70.7)

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