Blood Knowledge Quiz Click Next to begin. Globally, which gender donates the most blood? Men Women About EqualBlood can be split into its component parts (red calls; platelets; plasma) to make a little go a long way. One blood donation processed in this way can help several patients. A unit of “whole blood”, on the other hand, can help only one. What proportion of blood in low income countries is separated into its “component” parts? Less than a quarter Around half More than three-quartersAccording to the World Health Organisation, what is the minimum proportion of the population needed to donate in order to meet even the most basic blood requirements of patients in need of transfusion? 0.1% 1% 10%Which of the following is a most pressing issue relating to blood in low-income countries? (Select all that apply) Affordability Availability Equality of AccessHow much higher is the chance of contracting HIV from a blood donation in a low-income country as compared to, say, the US or Europe? 5 times higher 50 times higher 500 times higherDemand for blood in low-income countries is _____. increasing stable fallingWhich of the following are considered the safest type of blood donor? Volunteer donors Donors who replace units needed by friends or family members People who are paid to donate bloodHow many units of blood are collected around the world each year? Under 20 million Around 50 million Over 100 millionWhich one of the following statements is true for low-income countries? The majority of blood is given to mothers in childbirth and children under 5. The majority of blood is given to patients over 65. There is no blood for anyone!What proportion of low-income countries have specific legislation to cover the safety and quality of blood transfusion? Around three-quarters Less than half All of them11 out of 10Time is Up!