Table 2.

Adjusted odds ratios for discard by donor characteristics from a multivariable logistic regression model

Donor CharacteristicsAdjusted Odds Ratio (95% Confidence Interval)P Value
Age, yr1.05 (1.02 to 1.09)0.003
Men0.93 (0.60 to 1.45)0.86
Race
 WhiteReference
 Black1.23 (0.61 to 2.50)0.55
 Hispanic0.87 (0.40 to 1.95)0.74
 Other0.62 (0.23 to 1.65)0.34
Cause of death, %
 AnoxiaReference
 Cerebrovascular accident1.29 (0.86 to 1.95)0.22
 Head trauma0.97 (0.54 to 1.73)0.91
 Other2.26 (1.08 to 4.70)0.03
Hypertension1.03 (0.70 to 1.52)0.89
Diabetes mellitus1.96 (1.30 to 2.97)0.001
Serum creatinine, mg/dl3.13 (2.22 to 4.42)<0.001
Body height, cm1.00 (0.98 to 1.03)0.81
Body weight, kg1.00 (0.99 to 1.01)0.55
Blood type
 OReference
 B1.23 (0.73 to 2.10)0.43
 AB2.88 (1.27 to 6.53)0.01
 A1.23 (0.88 to 1.72)0.24
Hepatitis C antibody positivity3.43 (1.16 to 10.11)0.03
Hepatitis B core antibody positivity1.67 (0.70 to 3.57)0.19
Renal biopsy0.52 (0.30 to 0.91)0.02
Pulsatile machine perfusion use0.22 (0.15 to 0.30)<0.001
Heavy alcohol use0.95 (0.59 to 1.51)0.82