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Table 1 Characteristics of blood donors at North Gondar District Blood Bank, Northwest Ethiopia

From: Blood donors’ knowledge and attitude towards blood donation at North Gondar district blood bank, Northwest Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics of blood donorsFrequencyPercentage
Age (years)
 18–2321252.9
 24–309724.2
 > 309222.9
Gender
 Male25964.6
 Female14235.4
Residence
 Rural12831.9
 Urban27368.1
Marital status
 Single28170.1
 Married12029.9
Education
 Up to secondary school attended16641.4
Higher education attended23558.6
Occupation
 Student18846.9
 Private work16440.9
 Government Employee4912.2
Previous donation
 Yes5814.5
 No34385.5
Type of donation
 Volunteer17242.9
 Replacement22957.1