Analysis of donor return behavior. Retrovirus Epidemiology Donor Study.

  title={Analysis of donor return behavior. Retrovirus Epidemiology Donor Study.},
  author={Helen E. Ownby and Fanhui Kong and Koji Watanabe and Yongling Tu and Catharie C. Nass},
  volume={39 10},
BACKGROUND Efforts to provide a safe, adequate blood supply have been inhibited by persistent shortages attributed to a lack of motivation on the part of the general public and inefficiency in recruiting processes. This study examined whether frequency of donations and/or timing of subsequent donations by first-time donors related to donor demographics. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS Characteristics of 879,816 first-time donors making at least one whole-blood donation were analyzed. Cox… CONTINUE READING

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