Table 2.

Patient characteristics

CharacteristicPatients with Incident ESKD, n=1,426,677Patients with Incident ESKD that Received a First Deceased or Living Donor Transplant, n=209,225Patients with Failure of the First Transplant, n=27,459
Age, yr, median [IQR]57 [49, 67]47 [34, 60]50 [40, 67]
Men55%61%59%
Race
 White62%69%65%
 Black32%24%30%
 Other7%7%5%
Cause of ESKD
 Diabetes50%33%28%
 Hypertension24%20%20%
 GN11%26%31%
 Polycystic disease3%9%7%
 Other13%12%14%
Body mass index, kg/m2
 <18.54%4%5%
 18.5–24.931%33%36%
 25.0–29.928%30%29%
 ≥30.037%29%30%
Medical insurance
 Medicare/Medicaid54%25%50%
 Private26%51%39%
 None10%10%4%
 Other11%14%7%
Employment status
 Employed14%37%24%
 Unemployed25%21%23%
 Other61%42%53%
Comorbid conditions
 Congestive heart failure29%10%15%
 Peripheral vascular disease13%4%7%
 Cerebrovascular disease8%3%4%
 Atherosclerotic heart disease20%8%10%
 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease7%1%3%
 Inability to ambulate5%0%3%
 Alcohol dependence2%1%0%
 Drug dependence2%0%1%
 Current smoker7%4%4%
Year of ESKD incidence/transplant failure
 1995–199919%26%4%
 2000–200425%31%17%
 2005–200927%30%34%
 2010–201428%14%46%
  • Body mass index was missing for 4% of patients.