Table 2.

Multivariable logistic models evaluating patient and hospital characteristics associated with comorbid factors among living donors

Characteristics (Reference Group)Adjusted Odds Ratio for Comorbid Condition (95% CI)
DepressionObesityHypertensionHypothyroidism
Age (per 10 years)1.17 (1.07 to 1.28)0.99 (0.98 to 1.00)1.10 (1.08 to 1.12)1.05 (1.04 to 1.06)
Female sex (male)a2.32 (1.78 to 3.02)1.32 (1.04 to 1.67)0.62 (0.45 to 0.84)4.82 (3.52 to 6.60)
African American race (white)0.22 (0.11 to 0.45)1.47 (1.02 to 2.12)2.55 (1.51 to 4.30)0.30 (0.14 to 0.61)
Other race (white)a0.33 (0.21 to 0.52)0.77 (0.52 to 1.14)0.70 (0.39 to 1.24)0.60 (0.41 to 0.88)
Lowest quartile income (highest)0.80 (0.58 to 1.12)1.26 (0.91 to 1.75)1.28 (0.82 to 2.00)0.75 (0.54 to 1.05)
Second quartile income (highest)0.78 (0.58 to 1.06)1.15 (0.84 to 1.57)1.17 (0.76 to 1.81)0.68 (0.51 to 0.91)
Third quartile income (highest)a0.93 (0.71 to 1.22)1.31 (0.98 to 1.75)1.19 (0.80 to 1.79)0.91 (0.71 to 1.17)
Primary payer Medicare (private)1.09 (0.77 to 1.53)1.50 (1.05 to 2.15)2.10 (1.38 to 3.18)1.07 (0.76 to 1.49)
Primary payer Medicaid (private)1.53 (0.61 to 3.81)0.31 (0.04 to 2.20)b0.89 (0.29 to 2.75)
Primary payer other (private)1.14 (0.90 to 1.44)1.79 (1.39 to 2.30)1.08 (0.76 to 1.52)1.25 (0.99 to 1.56)
Depression diagnosis at living donation (no)1.91 (1.17 to 3.14)1.53 (0.78 to 3.02)2.53 (1.72 to 3.73)
Obesity diagnosis at living donation (no)2.01 (1.24 to 3.28)2.92 (1.61 to 5.31)1.08 (0.59 to 1.97)
Hypertension diagnosis at living donation (no)1.31 (0.65 to 2.62)2.83 (1.58 to 5.08)1.03 (0.51 to 2.10)
Hypothyroidism diagnosis at living donation (no)2.51 (1.71 to 3.69)1.03 (0.56 to 1.88)1.12 (0.55 to 2.26)
Chronic pulmonary disorder diagnosis at living donation (no)2.04 (1.34 to 3.10)2.93 (1.99 to 4.32)1.94 (1.07 to 3.52)0.86 (0.49 to 1.50)
Hospital size small/medium (large)0.84 (0.60 to 1.19)0.82 (0.57 to 1.18)1.18 (0.75 to 1.88)0.77 (0.55 to 1.08)
Hospital control private (public)1.25 (0.26 to 5.94)0.74 (0.34 to 1.59)0.71 (0.26 to 1.94)1.03 (0.57 to 1.85)
Year of donation (per year)1.08 (1.05 to 1.11)1.07 (1.03 to 1.10)1.30 (1.22 to 1.39)1.08 (1.05 to 1.11)
 C-statistic0.730.670.850.78
  • Results indicate multivariable odds ratios for presence of comorbid condition; results based on National Inpatient Sample (n=69,117). CI, confidence interval.

  • a Missing levels of characteristics not displayed.

  • b No cases in the study population for this variable level.