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Table 2 Distribution of age groups of blood transfusion recipients according to age and gender

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

Age range (years) Recipient Males Females  
N (%) N (%) N (%)
0–14 197 (20.08) 106 (58.81) 91 (46.19)
15–24 123 (12.54) 38 (30.89) 85 (69.11)
25–54 501 (51.07) 111 (22.16) 390 (77.84)
55–64 91 (9.28) 52 (57.14) 39 (42.86)
65+ 69 (7.03) 43 (62.32) 26 (37.68)
Not recorded 1355   372   912  
Total 2336   722   1614  
  1. N absolute number of subjects, % percentage
  2. Table percentages, exclude non recorded values