Table 4 : Blood donor preselection during Antenatal period.


Do you have relations to donate blood No (%)

Yes 298 (65.35)
No 158 (34.65)

Willingness  to have relations screened  

Yes 297 (65.13)
No 159 (34.87)

Reasons for not accepting Donor preselection/screening

Has not asked relations 35 (22.01)
Healthy (will not need blood) 33 (20.75)
Not acceptable 17 (10.7)
Does not know relatives blood group 15 (9.4)
Religion 7 (4.4)
God will not allow need for blood 2 (1.3)
Did not need blood in previous deliveries 2 (1.3)
Relations are not around 5 (3.1)
Risk of transmission of infection 1 (0.6)
No reason 41 (25.8)
Total 159

Ekott et al.Research Journal of Women's Health  2017 4:1DOI : 10.7243/2054-9865-4-1