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10 facts on blood transfusion

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More people in high-income countries donate blood than in other countries

The median blood donation rate in high-income countries is 36.8 donations per 1000 people. This compares with 11.7 donations per 1000 people in middle-income countries and 3.9 donations per 1000 in low-income countries.

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