Blood Donation Statistics in America

By | March 1, 2014
Blood is important. However, when a medical need for blood occurs, many hospitals are running short.
BestMasterOfScienceInNursing.com has created an infographic detailing the importance of blood donation, entitled “Blood. Simple”. With less than 10% of individuals being able to give blood, it’s important than any individual that can, does.
Currently, only 7.8% of eligible blood donors donate in a given year, leaving hospitals and medical centers constantly in a scramble to keep up supply.
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