Table 1.

Baseline characteristics of the study populationa

VariableMean (SD)
Recipient
    age (yr)43.31 (14.19)
    height (cm)169.01 (13.68)
    weight (kg)72.61 (17.22)
    history of diabetes27%
    history of hypertension47%
    race
        white71%
        black23%
        Asian3%
        other3%
    gender
        female40%
        male60%
Donor
    living donor25%
    age (yr)34.4 (15.5)
    gender
        female43%
        male57%
    height (cm)164.3 (21.9)
    weight (kg)72.8 (19.0)
    no. of HLA matched antigens1.82 (1.49)
Cause of ESRD
    diabetes25%
    hypertension17%
    glomerulonephritis26%
    other32%
Mean PRA level (%)5.27 (14.67)
Peak PRA level (%)12.09 (21.45)
Comorbidity score0.83 (0.80)
Total no. of transplants1.16 (0.43)
Previous transplant13%
Predominant RRT modality
    hemodialysis67%
    peritoneal dialysis23%
    transplant6%
    none4%
  • a Continuous variables are presented as mean (SD), categorical variables are presented as class percentages. Variables included in multivariate analysis, except for the primary variables of interest (Table 2), are described in this table. PRA, panel reactive antibody; RRT, renal replacement therapy.