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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of blood donors at Jijiga blood bank, Eastern Ethiopia from January 2010 to December 2013 (n = 4224)

From: Seroprevalence of transfusion transmitted infection among blood donors at Jijiga blood bank, Eastern Ethiopia: retrospective 4 years study

Age group Number of donated Percentage (%)
16–25 1208 28.6
26–35 1965 46.5
36–45 836 19.8
46–55 197 4.7
>55 18 0.4
Total 4224 100.0
Sex
 Male 4171 98.7
 Female 53 1.3
 Total 4224 100.0
Types of donor
 Replacement 4139 98.0
 Voluntary 85 2.0
  4224 100.0