Table 1.

Multivariable logistic regression examining the association between high-risk characteristics and the probability of discard for kidneys procured for transplant in 2010–2016

CovariatesOdds Ratio95% CI
Age >49 yr2.392.28 to 2.51
Hypertension1.801.72 to 1.88
Diabetes1.881.79 to 1.99
Public Health Service Increased Risk1.231.16 to 1.30
Creatinine >2 mg/dl5.214.95 to 5.47
Hepatitis C8.828.16 to 9.54
Stroke cause of death1.321.26 to 1.37
BMI>35 kg/m21.101.04 to 1.15
Donation after cardiac death1.881.79 to 1.98
Black race0.810.76 to 0.85
Drug use (nonintravenous)0.790.76 to 0.82
Current smoker or >20 pack-yr1.431.37 to 1.49
Cancer1.571.44 to 1.72
KDPI>85%3.773.57 to 3.98
  • n=113,640. 95% CI, 95% confidence interval; BMI, body mass index; KDPI, Kidney Donor Profile Index.