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Table 1 Donor background characteristics

From: Losing the genetic twin: donor grief after unsuccessful unrelated stem cell transplantation

Background characteristics   Number Percentage
Donor gender Female 97 29.8
  Male 228 70.2
Donor age < 30 99 30.5
  ≥ 30 226 69.5
Population density < 100 55 16.9
  ≥ 100 270 83.1
Regions South 156 48.0
  North 169 52.0
Recruitment Recruitment related to a patient 237 72.9
  Recruitment not related to a patient 88 27.1
Recipient age < 15 90 27.7
  ≥ 15 232 71.4
  Not available 3 0.9
Anonymous contact Yes 49 15.1
  No 276 84.9
Communication Letter 222 68.3
  Phone 103 31.7