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Table 3 Level of attitude of WSUTRH health care workers towards blood donation, 2017

From: Assessment of knowledge, attitude and practice and associated factors of blood donation among health care workers in Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Questions Category N %
What do you think about blood donation? Good 216 99.1
Bad
No idea 2 0.9
What do you think is the best source of blood donation? Voluntary 126 57.8
Replacement 71 32.6
Remunerated 2 0.9
Self-donor 17 7.8
I don’t know 2 0.9
Can something harmful happen to a blood donor during or after donation? Yes 149 68.3
No 57 26.1
I don’t know 12 5.5
What can happen to a blood donor during or after donation? Contract infection 24 11.6
Temporary weakness 175 80.3
Fall sick 7 3.4
Should patient relative be asked to donate?a Yes 166 76.1
No 50 22.9
I don’t know 2 0.9
Do you encourage relatives to donate? Yes 136 62.4
No 82 37.6
Will you donate if called upon or reminded to do so? Yes 123 56.4
No 95 43.6
  1. aTwelve respondents didn’t answer