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Table 5 Association of donor status and motivators of blood donation

From: Motivational factors for blood donation, potential barriers, and knowledge about blood donation in first-time and repeat blood donors

Motivator variables Donation Status X2 P value
First-time Repeat
When someone I know is in need
 Yes 171(89.06) 145(91.77) 0.7256 0.394
 No 21(10.94) 13(8.23)
Good attitude of staff
 Yes 161(83.85) 130(82.80) 0.0689 0.793
 No 31(16.15) 27(17.20)
Incentives for donation
 Yes 120(62.50) 67(42.41) 14.0660 < 0.001
 No 72(37.50) 91(57.59)
Appeals on radio, television, or from a famous person
 Yes 133(69.27) 110(69.62) 0.0050 0.944
 No 59(30.73) 48(30.38)
Reminder to donate when there is a shortage
 Yes 141(73.44) 122(77.22) 0.6622 0.416
 No 51(26.56) 36(22.78)
To help a person in need
 Yes 156(81.25) 142(89.87) 5.0953 0.024
 No 36(18.75) 16(10.13)