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Table 4 Overall blood utilization among patients undergone surgical procedures in Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital, December-Februaury2017/18 (n = 406)

From: Efficiency of blood utilization in elective surgical patients

Blood transfusion indicators Value Utilization status
Cross match to transfusion ratio (C/T ratio) 898/118 = 7.6 Insignificant blood utilization
Transfusion probability (TP) 62/405 × 100 = 15.3% Insignificant blood utilization
Transfusion index (TI) 118/405 = 0.29 Insignificant blood utilization