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Table 7 Association of donor status and 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 Donor Status X2 P value
First-time Repeat
Poor attitude of staff
 Yes 120(62.50) 103(65.19) 0.2713 0.602
 No 72(37.50) 55(34.81)
Level of privacy during screening
 Yes 109(56.77) 82(51.90) 0.8299 0.362
 No 83(43.23) 76(48.10)
Fear of weakness after donation
 Yes 84(43.75) 41(25.95) 11.9620 0.001
 No 108(56.25) 117(74.05)
Fear of needles or pain
 Yes 82(42.93) 37(23.42) 14.6536 < 0.001
 No 109(57.07) 121(76.58)
Fear of contagion
 Yes 86(44.79) 53(33.54) 4.5796 0.032
 No 106(55.21) 105(66.46)
Fear of feeling faint or dizzy
 Yes 93(48.44) 45(28.48) 14.4537 < 0.001
 No 99(51.56) 113(71.52)
Inconvenient of donor clinic
 Yes 83(43.23) 44(27.85) 8.8693 0.003
 No 109(56.77) 114(72.15)
Donated blood may be sold
 Yes 112(58.33) 66(41.77) 9.5118 0.002
 No 80(41.67) 92(58.23)
Absence of a gift or reward
 Yes 81(42.63) 52(33.55) 2.9730 0.085
 No 109(57.37) 103(66.45)