Table 4.

Multivariable competing risks model predicting receipt of living donor kidney transplant (n=636)

More-Modifiable CharacteristicsHRa (95% CI)
Later stages of willingness to allow a living donor to volunteerb4.3 (2.7, 6.8)
Higher transplant knowledgec1.2 (1.1, 1.3)
Race: white1.2 (0.7, 2.1)
  • HR, hazard ratio; CI, confidence interval.

  • a All variables were significant at P<0.05, excluding race. No less-modifiable variables were significant in this model.

  • b Variable dichotomized such that later stages of willingness are action/maintenance and earlier stages of willingness are precontemplation/contemplation/preparation.

  • c Twelve-item scale dichotomized such that greater knowledge=9–12 answers correct and lower knowledge=0–8 answers correct.