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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the respondents

From: Blood donors' motivation and attitude to non-remunerated blood donation in Lithuania

Characteristics Non-remunerated Paid donor p value
Characteristics Non-remunerated donor group N (%) Paid donor group N (%) p value
Gender:    
   female 26 (76.5) 138 (46.0) <0.05
   male 8 (23.5) 162 (54.0) >0.05
   Total 34 (100.0) 300 (100)  
Age group:    
   under 30 18 (52.9) 123 (41.0) >0.05
   over 30 16 (47.1) 177 (59.0) >0.05
Total 34 (100.0) 300 (100.0)  
Level of education:    
   incomplete secondary 5 (14.7) 54 (18.0) >0.05
   secondary 8 (23.5) 123 (41.0) >0.05
   higher 21 (61.8) 123 (41.0) >0.05
Total 34 (100.0) 300 (100.0)  
Place of residence:    
   urban 29 (85.3) 225 (75.0) >0.05
   rural 5 (14.7) 75 (25.0) >0.05
Total 34 (100.0) 300 (100.0)  
Occupation:    
   student & unemployed 6 (17.7) 128 (42.7) >0.05
   employed 28 (82.3) 172 (57.3) <0.05
Total 34 (100.0) 300 (100.0)  
Income:    
   under 500 litas 14 (41.2) 204 (68.0) <0.05
   over 500 litas 20 (58.8) 96 (32.0) <0.05
Total 34 (100.0) 300 (100.0)