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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Comparison between males and females with massive transfusions for the mean age and number of blood products transfused

Gender Year Number


 Age  RBC  PLT  Cryo  FFP  All
F (n=117) Mean 56.4 16.6 12.2 0.4 12.0 24.6
SD 19.8 9.7 12.0 1.7 9.6 19.1
M (n=228) Mean 52.0 18.8 13.4 0.5 14.5 28.4
SD 17.4 11.4 11.5 2.2 12.4 21.8
P value* 0.032 0.059 0.447 0.422 0.074 0.566
Total (n=345) Mean 53.5 18.1 13.0 1.0 13.7 27.1
  SD 18.4 10.9 11.7 9.3 11.6 21.0

The number of RBC products transfused for a massive transfusion means the products transfused within 24 hours after starting the transfusions.

Male (M) vs female (F) using Student’s t-test.

Abbreviations: RBC, all red blood cell (RBC) products including packed RBCs, leuko-reduced RBCs and washed RBCs; PLT, single donor platelets (SDP) and random platelet concentrates (PC), SDP was considered equivalent to 6 units of PC; FFP, fresh frozen plasma; Cryo, Cryoprecipitates; SD, standard deviation.

Korean J Blood Transfus 2018;29:253-61 https://doi.org/10.17945/kjbt.2018.29.3.253
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