Table 1.

Characteristics of study patients and waitlisted patients on the deceased donor kidney transplant waiting list as of November 30, 2016

Characteristicn=5365 Study Patientsn=3112a Waitlisted Patients with ≥10 yr of Dialysis Exposure on November 30, 2016P Value
Duration of dialysis exposure, yr
 Median (Q1–Q3)12.6 (11.1–14.6)b11.8 (10.7–13.6)<0.001
Age at 10-yr anniversary, yr
 Median (Q1,Q3)48 (40–57)53 (43–60)<0.001
Age categories, yr
 18–392515<0.001
 40–493027
 50–592834
 60–641114
 65–69610
Women46460.51
Race
 White non-Hispanic20190.001
 White Hispanic1721
 Black5552
 Other88
Cause of kidney disease
 Diabetes1319<0.001
 Glomerular1924
 Hypertension3332
 Polycystic44
 Other3121
Body mass index, kg/m2
 <253932<0.001
 25–29.93029
 30–34.91919
 ≥351220
Comorbid conditions
 Angina430.07
 Cerebrovascular disease230.19
 Peripheral vascular disease440.10
 Cancer430.07
ABO blood group
 A25230.07
 B1820
 AB32
 O5455
Peak PRA %
 02719<0.001
 1–291911
 30–791310
 80–8943
 90–9432
 95–9744
 9823
 991526
 1001322
OPTN region
 134<0.001
 21011
 31820
 41111
 51921
 622
 778
 843
 998
 1075
 11109
Median household income (Q1–Q3)$42,891 ($33,193–$57,003)$44,714 ($34,252–$59,633)<0.001
Insurance
 Private1521<0.001
 Medicare7263
 Medicaid1113
 Other23
Education<0.001
 Less than high school5055
 Postsecondary2933
 Unknown2112
Previous transplant1525<0.001
Expected post-transplant survival, %
 1–202611<0.001
 21–403126
 41–601820
 61–801422
 81–1001121
  • Income could not be calculated in 8% of the study patients and 7% of current waitlisted patients. Body mass index is missing in 2% of study patients and 2% of current waitlisted patients. Percentages are shown unless otherwise indicated. Q1,Q3, first and third quartile; PRA, panel reactive antibody; OPTN, Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network.

  • a Excludes n=562 study patients who were on the waiting list on November 30, 2016.

  • b Duration of dialysis exposure before waitlisting (years). Patients waitlisted before the start of dialysis treatment were assigned a value of zero.