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Table 3 Items for decisional balance scale

From: Applying trans-theoretical model for blood donation among Spanish adults: a cross-sectional study

Decisional balance items
Pros I may help save someone’s life.
Donating blood will reduce the risk of getting serious health conditions.
I will get a free of cost health check-up.
Donating blood will help me burn calories
I will be helping to prevent blood shortages
I will set a good example and inspiration for people around me.
Physical Cons I am likely to faint at the sight of blood.
Donating blood depletes the calcium levels in the body.
Donating blood is an uncomfortable experience because I am afraid of needles.
Eligibility Cons The blood bank might reject my blood due to low level of my Haemoglobin.
I may find out I have a disease.
I might be told I am not eligible to donate blood.