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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Transfusion indications entered when the RBC products were ordered

Transfusion Indications of RBCs (WB, PRBC, FRBC, WRBC)N (%)
Acute bleeding
 ≥1500 mL or ≥30% bleeding815 (5.1)
 Ongoing bleeding2411 (14.9)
Chronic anemia
 Hb ≤7 g/gL3570 (22.1)
 Cardiovascular disease774 (4.8)
 Cerebrovascular disease219 (1.4)
 Peripheral vascular disease94 (0.6)
 Respiratory disease394 (2.4)
 ≥65 years of age1637 (10.2)
 ≤6 months of age 40 (0.2)
 Chemotherapy1249 (7.7)
Surgery/procedure
 Hb ≤8 g/dL1070 (6.7)
 Hb >8 g/dL, but accompanying cardiovascular, respiratory or cerebrovascular disease819 (5.1)
Transplantation
 Liver transplantation150 (0.9)
 Kidney transplantation  5 (0.0)
 Peripheral blood stem cell transplantation (PBSCT)25 (0.1)
Others2866 (17.8)
Total16138 (100)
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