Table 3.

Patient and disease characteristics of children included in pre-emptive transplantation analysis, stratified by outcome (n=1529)

VariableNot Pre-Emptively Transplanted (n=1013)Pre-Emptively Transplanted (n=516)
Male gender, n (%)613 (61)351 (68)
Ethnic group, n (%)
 White725 (72)437 (85)
 South Asian195 (19)54 (10)
 Black41 (4)6 (1)
 Mixed/other52 (5)19 (4)
Socioeconomic deprivation quintile, n (%)
 1 (most deprived)325 (32)107 (21)
 2259 (26)127 (25)
 3154 (15)96 (19)
 4155 (15)99 (19)
 5 (least deprived)120 (12)87 (17)
Primary kidney disease group, n (%)
 Glomerular disease293 (29)19 (4)
 Systemic diseases affecting the kidney32 (3)24 (5)
 Familial/hereditary nephropathies159 (16)79 (15)
 Tubulointerstitial disease468 (46)370 (72)
 Miscellaneous kidney disorders61 (6)24 (5)
Age at first nephrology review, yr, median (IQR)2 (0.1–8)1 (0.1–7)
eGFR at first nephrology review, ml/min per 1.73 m2, median (IQR)a25 (12–51)17 (11–30)
Distance to base center, km, median (IQR)23 (11–52)33 (15–66)
Urban residenceb823 (84)411 (82)
Country, n (%)
 England863 (85)444 (86)
 Scotland70 (7)24 (5)
 Wales47 (5)32 (6)
 Northern Ireland33 (3)16 (3)
Age at KRT start, yr, median (IQR)9 (3–13)11 (7–14)
Months from first nephrology review to KRT start, median (IQR)36 (14–80)76 (37–126)
Time period of KRT start, n (%)
 1996–2000227 (22)99 (19)
 2001–2005232 (23)97 (19)
 2006–2010243 (24)150 (29)
 2011–2016311 (31)170 (33)
eGFR at KRT start (ml/min per 1.73 m2)c, median (IQR)9 (7–11)11 (9–14)
  • IQR, interquartile range.

  • a eGFR at first seen date missing for n=461.

  • b Urban residence data missing for n=49 (Northern Ireland residents).

  • c eGFR at KRT start date missing for n=172.