Community survey on blood donation practices in a northern state of Nigeria.

  title={Community survey on blood donation practices in a northern state of Nigeria.},
  author={Adekunle Ganiyu Salaudeen and Omotosho Ibrahim Musa and Ademola Olugbenga Awoyemi and A O Bolarinwa and Abdulrasheed Adegboye and S O Samuel},
  journal={Journal of preventive medicine and hygiene},
  volume={52 1},
INTRODUCTION Volunteer blood donors account for less than half of the blood supply in developing countries; and few countries have mobilized efforts to encourage voluntary blood donation (VBD). The objective of this study was to determine the knowledge and blood donation practices among adults in a state in Northern Nigeria. METHODS Descriptive cross sectional study using multistage sampling technique was carried out among 936 respondents. Semi structured interviewer administered… CONTINUE READING

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