HEALTH
World Blood Donor Day is June 14. Find out what U-Reporters think about donating blood.
7 questions polled on this topic
11% response rate
13,717 responded out of 123,314 polled
Jun 9. 2017
Have u ever donated blood before?
Jun 9. 2017
What prevents you from donating blood please explain?
Jun 9. 2017
When you donate blood, what is your blood tested for?
Jun 9. 2017
In your view, how long is a unit of blood good for?
Jun 9. 2017
Blood units are generally good for 35 days depending on type and available storage. Do u think blood should be paid for?
Jun 9. 2017
Please explain why blood should be paid for?
Jun 9. 2017
Please explain why blood should not be paid for?

POLL RESULTS

JUN 9. 2017
Have u ever donated blood before?
13,717 responded out of 123,314 polled
Female
18%
YES
 
YES
82%
NO
 
NO

Male
31%
YES
 
YES
69%
NO
 
NO
0-14
0%
YES
 
YES
0%
NO
 
NO

15-19
19%
YES
 
YES
81%
NO
 
NO

20-24
21%
YES
 
YES
79%
NO
 
NO

25-30
28%
YES
 
YES
72%
NO
 
NO

31-34
38%
YES
 
YES
62%
NO
 
NO

35+
41%
YES
 
YES
59%
NO
 
NO
28%
YES
 
YES
72%
NO
 
NO
JUN 9. 2017
What prevents you from donating blood please explain?
6,292 responded out of 9,916 polled
blood
donate
don
nothing
never
ask
donating
know
one
give
come
haven
just
can
asked
yet
across
donated
need
done
good
donation
type
prevent
will
enough
reason
like
life
people
time
want
body
low
opportunity
health
ever
save
someone
person
afraid
anyone
family
really
dont
hospital
sick
fear
situation
told
JUN 9. 2017
When you donate blood, what is your blood tested for?
3,396 responded out of 3,801 polled
Female
15%
HIV/AIDS
 
HIV/AIDS
16%
Malaria
 
Malaria
6%
Infections
 
Infections
4%
Typhoid
 
Typhoid
1%
Syphilis
 
Syphilis
33%
None
 
None
25%
All
 
All

Male
13%
HIV/AIDS
 
HIV/AIDS
10%
Malaria
 
Malaria
4%
Infections
 
Infections
2%
Typhoid
 
Typhoid
1%
Syphilis
 
Syphilis
35%
None
 
None
35%
All
 
All
0-14
0%
HIV/AIDS
 
HIV/AIDS
0%
Malaria
 
Malaria
0%
Infections
 
Infections
0%
Typhoid
 
Typhoid
0%
Syphilis
 
Syphilis
0%
None
 
None
0%
All
 
All

15-19
9%
HIV/AIDS
 
HIV/AIDS
15%
Malaria
 
Malaria
6%
Infections
 
Infections
4%
Typhoid
 
Typhoid
2%
Syphilis
 
Syphilis
42%
None
 
None
21%
All
 
All

20-24
15%
HIV/AIDS
 
HIV/AIDS
15%
Malaria
 
Malaria
5%
Infections
 
Infections
3%
Typhoid
 
Typhoid
1%
Syphilis
 
Syphilis
37%
None
 
None
24%
All
 
All

25-30
11%
HIV/AIDS
 
HIV/AIDS
13%
Malaria
 
Malaria
3%
Infections
 
Infections
2%
Typhoid
 
Typhoid
1%
Syphilis
 
Syphilis
37%
None
 
None
33%
All
 
All

31-34
19%
HIV/AIDS
 
HIV/AIDS
7%
Malaria
 
Malaria
4%
Infections
 
Infections
1%
Typhoid
 
Typhoid
1%
Syphilis
 
Syphilis
30%
None
 
None
39%
All
 
All

35+
14%
HIV/AIDS
 
HIV/AIDS
7%
Malaria
 
Malaria
4%
Infections
 
Infections
2%
Typhoid
 
Typhoid
1%
Syphilis
 
Syphilis
27%
None
 
None
45%
All
 
All
13%
HIV/AIDS
 
HIV/AIDS
11%
Malaria
 
Malaria
4%
Infections
 
Infections
2%
Typhoid
 
Typhoid
1%
Syphilis
 
Syphilis
35%
None
 
None
33%
All
 
All
JUN 9. 2017
In your view, how long is a unit of blood good for?
8,645 responded out of 9,688 polled
Female
31%
10 days
 
10 days
16%
15 Days
 
15 Days
14%
35 Days
 
35 Days
39%
1 Month
 
1 Month

Male
30%
10 days
 
10 days
17%
15 Days
 
15 Days
13%
35 Days
 
35 Days
39%
1 Month
 
1 Month
0-14
0%
10 days
 
10 days
0%
15 Days
 
15 Days
0%
35 Days
 
35 Days
0%
1 Month
 
1 Month

15-19
30%
10 days
 
10 days
18%
15 Days
 
15 Days
14%
35 Days
 
35 Days
38%
1 Month
 
1 Month

20-24
30%
10 days
 
10 days
19%
15 Days
 
15 Days
12%
35 Days
 
35 Days
38%
1 Month
 
1 Month

25-30
31%
10 days
 
10 days
17%
15 Days
 
15 Days
14%
35 Days
 
35 Days
37%
1 Month
 
1 Month

31-34
33%
10 days
 
10 days
16%
15 Days
 
15 Days
12%
35 Days
 
35 Days
40%
1 Month
 
1 Month

35+
27%
10 days
 
10 days
14%
15 Days
 
15 Days
13%
35 Days
 
35 Days
46%
1 Month
 
1 Month
31%
10 days
 
10 days
17%
15 Days
 
15 Days
13%
35 Days
 
35 Days
39%
1 Month
 
1 Month
JUN 9. 2017
Blood units are generally good for 35 days depending on type and available storage. Do u think blood should be paid for?
8,282 responded out of 8,645 polled
Female
29%
YES
 
YES
71%
NO
 
NO

Male
31%
YES
 
YES
69%
NO
 
NO
0-14
0%
YES
 
YES
0%
NO
 
NO

15-19
36%
YES
 
YES
64%
NO
 
NO

20-24
36%
YES
 
YES
64%
NO
 
NO

25-30
28%
YES
 
YES
72%
NO
 
NO

31-34
25%
YES
 
YES
75%
NO
 
NO

35+
22%
YES
 
YES
78%
NO
 
NO
30%
YES
 
YES
70%
NO
 
NO
JUN 9. 2017
Please explain why blood should be paid for?
0 responded out of 2,510 polled
JUN 9. 2017
Please explain why blood should not be paid for?
4,914 responded out of 5,772 polled
blood
life
save
paid
god
give
money
need
free
pay
can
will
people
one
lives
person
help
saving
given
donate
don
us
someone
gift
buy
safe
good
may
live
freely
human
reason
sell
another
shouldn
donated
everyone
saves
sold
die
donating
others
made
every
ur
body
family
think
afford
giving

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