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Table 3 Selected background characteristics of interviewees

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

Donor # Donor gender Donor age Recipient age Anonymous contact Communication
1 female 46 49 No Phone
2 male 32 11 No Letter
3 male 28 64 No Letter
4 male 53 64 No Letter
5 male 38 42 No Letter
6 female 32 5 No Letter
7 male 29 57 No Letter
8 male 27 36 No Phone
9 female 34 40 No Letter
10 male 44 13 Yes Phone
11 male 43 14 No Letter
12 male 41 62/54 (two donations) No Letter
  1. All combinations of answers and factors with p values < 0.05 are displayed. Due to multiple testing, only p values < 0.0005 are considered as significant and marked with an asterisk in the table. Examples: Donors who have been contacted by phone significantly more often prefer phone communication than other donors (#2). Female donors more often state to often think about the recipient or his family than male donors but the difference is not regarded as significant (#12). P = Pilot.