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Table 3 The distribution of ABO blood groups of blood transfusion recipients according to gender

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

Blood group Recipient Males Females  
N (%) N (%) N (%)
A+ 463 (19.82) 159 (34.34) 304 (65.66)
A 47 (2.01) 16 (34.04) 31 (65.96)
AB+ 4 (0.17) 2 (50.00) 2 (50.00)
AB 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00)
B+ 274 (11.73) 73 (26.64) 201 (73.36)
B 19 (0.81) 11 (57.89) 8 (42.11)
O+ 1463 (62.63) 442 (30.21) 1021 (69.79)
O 66 (2.83) 19 (28.79) 47 (71.21)
Total 2336 (100.00) 722 (30.91) 1614 (69.09)
  1. N absolute number of subjects, % percentage