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
6%
Infections
 
Infections
16%
Malaria
 
Malaria
15%
HIV/AIDS
 
HIV/AIDS
25%
All
 
All
33%
None
 
None
1%
Syphilis
 
Syphilis
4%
Typhoid
 
Typhoid

Male
4%
Infections
 
Infections
10%
Malaria
 
Malaria
13%
HIV/AIDS
 
HIV/AIDS
35%
All
 
All
35%
None
 
None
1%
Syphilis
 
Syphilis
2%
Typhoid
 
Typhoid
0-14
0%
none
 
none
0%
malaria
 
malaria
0%
typhoid
 
typhoid
0%
infections
 
infections
0%
all
 
all
0%
hiv/aids
 
hiv/aids
0%
syphilis
 
syphilis

15-19
42%
none
 
none
15%
malaria
 
malaria
4%
typhoid
 
typhoid
6%
infections
 
infections
21%
all
 
all
9%
hiv/aids
 
hiv/aids
2%
syphilis
 
syphilis

20-24
37%
none
 
none
15%
malaria
 
malaria
3%
typhoid
 
typhoid
5%
infections
 
infections
24%
all
 
all
15%
hiv/aids
 
hiv/aids
1%
syphilis
 
syphilis

25-30
37%
none
 
none
13%
malaria
 
malaria
2%
typhoid
 
typhoid
3%
infections
 
infections
33%
all
 
all
11%
hiv/aids
 
hiv/aids
1%
syphilis
 
syphilis

31-34
30%
none
 
none
7%
malaria
 
malaria
1%
typhoid
 
typhoid
4%
infections
 
infections
39%
all
 
all
19%
hiv/aids
 
hiv/aids
1%
syphilis
 
syphilis

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

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

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

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

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

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

35+
14%
15 days
 
15 days
13%
35 days
 
35 days
27%
10 days
 
10 days
46%
1 month
 
1 month
39%
1 Month
 
1 Month
13%
35 Days
 
35 Days
17%
15 Days
 
15 Days
31%
10 days
 
10 days
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
71%
NO
 
NO
29%
YES
 
YES

Male
69%
NO
 
NO
31%
YES
 
YES
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
70%
NO
 
NO
30%
YES
 
YES
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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