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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of people who gave blood and those that did not

From: The diabetes-obesity-hypertension nexus in Qatar: evidence from the World Health Survey

  Blood (%) No blood (%)
N = 3337 N = 1438
Age   
0-19 3.52 3.20
20-29 19.84 23.78
30-39 34.35 35.95
40-49 26.34 24.26
50-59 12.13 8.65
60 and over 3.82 4.16
Gender   
Male 47.76 49.48
Female 52.24 50.52
Education level   
Illiterate 0.10 0.09
Less than secondary 13.18 10.90
Secondary and above 86.72 89.01
Marital status   
Married 79.98 77.58
Non married 20.02 22.42
Nationality   
Qatari 46.83 54.01
Non-Qatari 53.17 45.99
  Blood (%) No blood (%)
  Qatari non-Qatari Qatari non-Qatari
N = 1556 N = 1781 N = 778 N = 660
Age     
0-19 4.69 2.55 4.01 2.26
20-29 22.24 17.71 27.3 19.51
30-39 32.20 36.22 34.57 37.63
40-49 25.06 27.45 22.7 26.13
50-59 10.41 13.64 5.79 12.02
60 and over 5.40 2.43 5.64 2.44
Gender     
Male 39.72 54.84 46.88 54.80
Female 60.28 45.16 53.12 45.20
Education level     
Illiterate 0.14 0.06 0.16 0.00
Less than secondary 19.16 8.46 14.56 7.00
Secondary and above 80.69 91.49 85.28 93.00
Marital status     
Married 69.15 89.52 69.97 86.41
Non married 30.85 10.48 30.03 13.59
  1. Data taken from WHO World Health survey [3].