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Table 3 Characteristics of blood donors in seven provinces of Iran, 2010–2018

From: Trends and epidemiological analysis of hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, human immunodeficiency virus, and human T-cell lymphotropic virus among Iranian blood donors: strategies for improving blood safety

Year Donation Number Number
(Percentage)
Sex Age) year) Donor status
Male Female < 29 30–39 40–49 > 50 First time Regular
2010 354,695 332,980 (93.9) 21,715 (6.1) 79,452 (22.4) 120,597 (34.2) 91,511 (25.8) 63,135 (17.8) 120,950 (34.1) 233,744 (65.9)
2011 351,769 330,232 (93.8) 21,537 (6.2) 86,887 (24.7) 128,396 (36.5) 88,645 (25.2) 47,841 (13.6) 104,124 (29.6) 247,645 (70.4)
2012 393,317 371,205 (94.4) 22,112 (5.6) 98,330 (25) 134,514 (34.2) 98,329 (24.9) 62,144 (15.8) 107,769 (27.4) 285,548 (72.6)
2013 391,210 371,545 (95) 19,665 (5) 91,934 (23.5) 138,488 (35.4) 99,759 (25.5) 61,029 (15.6) 100,150 (25.6) 291,060 (74.4)
2014 405,133 385,176 (95.1) 19,957 (4.9) 95,611 (23.6) 148,279 (36.6) 98,447 (24.3) 62,796 (15.5) 93,991 (23.2) 311,142 (76.8)
2015 429,629 410,535 (95.6) 19,094 (4.4) 97,526 (22.7) 167,985 (39.1) 105,259 (24.5) 58,859 (13.7) 92,800 (21.6) 336,829 (78.4)
2016 419,665 400,062 (95.3) 19,603 (4.7) 102,398 (24.4) 155,696 (37.1) 104,916 (25.1) 56,655 (13.5) 87,710 (20.9) 331,955 (79.1)
2017 432,097 410,844 (95.1) 21,253 (4.9) 77,346 (17.9) 163,332 (37.9) 116,666 (27) 74,753 (17.3) 74,321 (17.3) 357,776 (82.8)
2018 445,345 424,342 (95.3) 21,003 (4.7) 83,280 (18.7) 167,895 (37.8) 120,243 (27) 73,927 (16.6) 62,794 (14.1) 382,551 (85.9)
Total 3,622,860 3,436,921 (94.9) 185,939 (5.1) 815,144 (22.5) 1,322,344 (36.5) 923,829 (25.5) 561,543 (15.5) 844,126 (23.3) 2,778,734 (76.7)