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Table 1 Frequency of blood transfusion requests and dispatch based on blood products

From: Demographic characteristics of blood and blood components transfusion recipients and pattern of blood utilization in a tertiary health institution in southern Nigeria

Blood component Units cross matched Units issued C/T Ratio
N (%) N (%)
Whole blood 1770 (71.57) 1636 (70.04) 1.08
Packed cell 468 (18.93) 467 (19.99) 1.00
Plasma 235 (9.50) 233 (9.97) 1.01
Total 2473 (100.00) 2336 (100.00) 1.06
  1. C/T ration cross-match to transfusion ratio, % percentage, N absolute number