Table 2.

Characteristics of all renal transplant patients with ESRD secondary to ANCA-associated vasculitis or other causes in Australia and New Zealand during the period 1996–2010

CharacteristicGranulomatosis with Polyangiitis (n=47)Microscopic Polyangiitis (n=46)Other ESRD (n=8193)P Value
Age (yr)46.5±14.552.8±15.844.1±15.4<0.001
Male33 (70)28 (61)5076 (62)0.50
Racial origin0.08
 European45 (96)44 (96)6722 (82)
 ATSI0 (0)0 (0)241 (3)
 MPI0 (0)0 (0)341 (4)
 Asian2 (4)0 (0)524 (6)
 Other0 (0)2 (4)365 (5)
Transplant era0.41
 1996–200015 (32)17 (37)1543 (19)
 2001–200524 (51)18 (39)2937 (36)
 2006–20108 (17)11 (24)3713 (45)
Ever smoked0.56
 Current3 (6)7 (15)873 (11)
 Former14 (30)18 (39)2423 (30)
 Never30 (64)21 (46)4890 (60)
 Missing0 (0)0 (0)7 (0)
Hypertension0.64
 Yes27 (57)29 (63)4879 (60)
 No8 (17)4 (9)859 (10)
 Missing12 (26)13 (28)2455 (30)
Diabetes mellitus0.04
 Yes3 (6)3 (7)1323 (16)
 No44 (94)43 (94)6870 (84)
Chronic lung disease<0.001
 Yes6 (13)9 (20)352 (4)
 No41 (87)37 (80)7841 (96)
Coronary artery disease0.57
 Yes6 (13)3 (7)749 (9)
 No41 (87)43 (94)7444 (91)
Peripheral vascular disease0.19
 Yes5 (11)1 (2)458 (6)
 No42 (89)45 (98)7735 (94)
Cerebrovascular disease0.40
 Yes3 (6)2 (4)256 (3)
 No44 (94)44 (96)7937 (97)
BMI (kg/m2)24.9±4.026.1±4.625.3±5.20.68
Late referral<0.001
 Yes13 (28)18 (39)1338 (16)
 No34 (72)28 (61)6808 (83)
 Missing0 (0)0 (0)47 (1)
Donor type0.76
 Deceased28 (57)25 (51)4748 (56)
 Living2 (43)24 (49)3694 (44)
Subsequent grafts0.76
 Second2 (1)3 (1)254 (3)
 Third0 (0)0 (0)6 (0)
  • Data are presented as mean ± SD, n (%), or median (range). ATSI, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander; MPI, Maori and Pacific Islander; BMI, body mass index; RRT, renal replacement therapy.