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How much blood is donated each year?

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AABB estimates that eight million volunteers donate blood each year. According to the National Blood Data Resource Center (NBDRC) about 15 million units of whole blood and red blood cells were donated in the United States in 2001. more
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AABB estimates that eight million volunteers donate blood each year. According to the 2005 National Blood Collection and Utilization Report about 15 million units of whole blood and red blood cells were donated in the United States in 2004. more
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About 130 million units (including approximately 3 million autologous donations) of whole blood are donated all over the world each year. Approximately 50 million volunteer blood donors provide blood for about 27 million patients per year. Typically, each donated unit of blood, referred to as whole blood, is separated into multiple components, such as red blood cells, plasma, platelets, and cryoprecipatitated AHF (antihemophilic factor). Each component generally is transfused to a different individual, each with different needs. Who needs blood? The need for blood is great on any given day, an average of 3.4 million units of red blood cells are needed. Blood transfusions often are needed for trauma victims due to accidents and burns heart surgery, organ transplants, and patients receiving treatment for leukemia, cancer or other diseases, such as sickle cell disease and thalassemia. In 1999, 2.650 billion units of blood components were transfused. And with an aging population and ... more
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According to the National Blood Data Resource Center, U.S. institutions collected more than 15 million units of whole blood and red cells in 2001, the most recent year for which data are available. Blood centers collected 93% of the donated units, while hospitals collected 7%. These donations were made by approximately eight million volunteer blood donors. The American Red Cross collects almost half of these donations across the U.S. more
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How much blood is transfused each year?* About 12.6 million units (including approximately 643,000 autologous donations) of whole blood are donated in the United States each year by approximately eight million volunteer blood donors. These units are transfused to about four million patients per year. Typically, each donated unit of blood, referred to as whole blood, is separated into multiple components, such as red blood cells, plasma, and platelets. Each component is generally transfused to a different individual, each with different needs. The need for blood is great--on any given day, approximately 34,000 units of red blood cells are needed. Accident victims, people undergoing surgery, and patients receiving treatment for leukemia, cancer, or other diseases, such as sickle cell disease and thalassemia, all utilize blood. More than 23 million units of blood components are transfused every year. Who donates blood? Less than 5 percent of healthy Americans eligible to donate blood, ...
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According to the National Blood Data Resource Center, 13.9 million units of whole blood are donated in the United States each year. Approximately eight million volunteer blood donors provide blood for about 4.5 million patients per year. more
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According to the National Blood Data Resource Center, U.S. institutions collected more than 15 million units of whole blood and red cells in 2001, the most recent year for which data is available. Blood centers collected 93 percent of the donated units, while hospitals collected seven percent. These donations were made by approximately eight million volunteer blood donors. The American Red Cross collects almost half of these donations across the U.S. In the Missouri-Illinois Region, we rely on approximately 1,200 blood donations every day to safeguard patients in need. more
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According to the American Association of Blood Banks, U.S. institutions collected 15.3 million units of whole blood and red cells in 2004. Blood centers collected 93.6 percent of the donated units, while hospitals collected 6.4 percent. These donations were made by about eight million volunteer blood donors. The American Red Cross collects more than 40 percent of the blood needed across the U.S. How much blood is needed each year? According to the most recent data from the American Association of Blood Banks, U.S. hospitals transfused 14.2 million units of whole blood and red blood cells in 2004-that means an average of 38,000 units of blood are needed on any given day. Who needs blood? Under normal circumstances, about every two seconds someone in America will need a blood transfusion. Blood transfusions are used for trauma victims, patients having heart surgery or organ transplants, women with complications during childbirth, newborns and premature babies and patients receiving ...
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