Table 3.

Baseline estimates for costs (in 2010 Canadian dollars) and quality of life

VariableAge Group (yr)
18–5051–65
Annual cost of dialysis total expenses (17), mean$70,448 $79,829
 95% confidence interval$65,635 to $75,261$71,929 to $87,729
Cost of deceased donor transplantation (18)
 Year 1, mean$95,502$104,964
  95% confidence interval$89,205 to $101,798$95,633 to $114,295
 Years 2–20, mean$21,374$23,504
  95% confidence interval$19,088 to $23,660$19,355 to $27,654
Cost of living donor transplantation (18)
 Year 1, mean$100,115$102,860
  95% confidence interval$91,332 to $108,897$86,142 to $119,578
 Years 2–20, mean$21,000$18,661
  95% confidence interval$18,093 to $23,907$15,295 to $22,027
Payment for all living donors$10,000$10,000
Utility, deceased donation (1)0.740.74
Utility, living donation (1)0.740.74
Utility, dialysis (1)0.550.55
Utility, return to dialysis (graft loss) (1)0.550.55