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Table 6 Barriers to blood donation

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

Barriers Number (%)
Poor attitude of staff 223(63.71)
Level of privacy during screening 191(54.57)
Fear of weakness after donation 125(35.71)
Fear of needles or pain 119(34.10)
Fear of contagion 139(39.71)
Fear of feeling faint or dizzy 138(39.43)
Inconvenience of donors’ clinic 127(36.29)
Donated blood may be sold 178(50.86)
Absence of a gift or reward 133(38.55)