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Table 4 Distribution of blood transfusion recipients based on the broad ICD-10 diagnosis categories

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

Diagnostic category (ICD-10 code) Recipients
N (%)
Infectious and parasitic diseases 78 (3.34)
Neoplasms 156 (6.68)
Disease of blood & blood forming organs 182 (7.79)
Endocrine, nutritional & metabolic diseases 26 (1.11)
Mental and behavioral disorders 0 (0.00)
Diseases of the nervous system 8 (0.34)
Eye and adnexa diseases 6 (026)
Ear and adnexa diseases 2 (0.09)
Circulatory system diseases 76 (3.25)
Respiratory system diseases 22 (0.94)
Digestive system diseases 92 (3.94)
Skin and subcutaneous tissue diseases 14 (0.60)
Musculoskeletal system & connective tissue diseases 44 (1.88)
Genitourinary system diseases 184 (7.88)
Pregnancy, childbirth & puerperium 904 (38.70)
Condition originating in the perinatal period 336 (14.38)
Congenital malformations 34 (1.46)
Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings 62 (2.65)
Injury and poison 102 (4.37)
External causes of morbidity 8 (0.34)
Total 2336 (100.00)
  1. ICD International classification of diseases
  2. n absolute number, % percentage