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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Characteristics of patients transfused with platelets, transfusion events according to the clinical department, and transfused platelet units at two tertiary hospitals over one month

Hospital A (N=113) Hospital B (N=302) Total (N=415)
Median ages, years (range) 67.8 (0.0∼94.5) 66.0 (2.3∼90.7) 66.2 (0.0∼94.5)
Gender (%)
Female 43 (38.1) 113 (37.4) 156 (37.6)
Male 70 (61.9) 189 (62.6) 259 (62.4)
Transfusion events in the clinical department (%)
Medical 143 (47.8)* 1,082 (92.4)* 1,225 (83.3)
Surgical 156 (52.2)* 89 (7.6)* 245 (16.7)
Transfused platelet units
Apheresis platelets (filtered) 10 1 11
Apheresis platelets (irradiated and filtered) 17 871 888
Platelet concentrates 1,913 903 2,816
Platelet concentrates (filtered) 0 182 182
Platelet concentrates (irradiated and filtered) 290 4,883 5,173

*P<0.001, significant difference between the two hospitals.

Korean J Blood Transfus 2024;35:33-43 https://doi.org/10.17945/kjbt.2024.35.1.33
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