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Table 7 Medical reasons for the lack of re-donation reported by donors who were successfully contacted by telephone (n, %)

From: Effective methods for reactivating inactive blood donors: a stratified randomised controlled study

Reasons n, %
Self-perception of inadequate health status 197 (40.8)
Pregnancy/lactation 124 (25.7)
Confirmed diagnosis of severe disease 43 (8.8)
Self-perception as being too old to donate 42 (8.7)
Becoming unhealthy after blood donation 33 (6.8)
Confirmed diagnosis of anaemia 23 (4.8)
Other temporary reasons for deferrala 21 (4.3)
  1. aOther temporary reasons for deferral included reasons such as ineligible weight, menstrual disorder etc