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Table 1 Distribution of Study Donor Age, Sex and Ethnicity compared to 2010 Rhode Island Population

From: Low Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in Rhode Island blood donors during may 2020 as determined using multiple serological assay formats

Age Range Study Donors % Study Donors RI Population % RI Population
15–24 108 5.38% 162,213 18.63%
25–34 241 12.00% 126,962 14.58%
35–44 230 11.45% 136,860 15.72%
45–54 347 17.28% 162,350 18.64%
55–64 614 30.58% 130,589 15.00%
65–74 381 18.97% 73,879 8.48%
75+ 87 4.33% 78,002 8.96%
Total 2008   870,855  
Source: http://www.dlt.ri.gov/lmi/census/demo/agesex.htm
Gender Study Donors % Study Donors RI Population % RI Population
Male 1064 53.01% 508,400 48.30%
Female 944 46.99% 544,167 51.69%
Total 2008   1,052,567  
Source: http://www.dlt.ri.gov/lmi/census/demo/agesex.htm
Ethnicity Study Donors % Study Donors RI Population % RI Population
White 1700 84.66% 856,869 81.41%
Black or African American 10 0.50% 601,89 5.72%
American Indian & AK Native 5 0.25% 6058 0.58%
Asian 5 0.25% 30,457 2.89%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 0.00% 554 0.05%
Hispanic/Latino or Other Race, Alone 59 2.94% 63,653 6.05%
Two or More Races 20 1.00% 34,787 3.30%
Decline 23 1.154% 0 0.00%
Not Specified 186 9.26% 0 0.00%
Total 2008   870,855  
Source: http://www.dlt.ri.gov/lmi/census/demo/ethnic.htm