Table 4.

Crude and adjusted cause-specific hazard ratios between dialysis facility profit status and waitlisting for kidney transplantation during follow-up among evaluated patients with incident kidney failure who initiated dialysis in dialysis facilities in Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina (nonprofit facilities: n=5059 patients; for-profit facilities: n=28,592)

Waitlisting for Transplant (among Those Evaluated)No. of Waitlisting Events, n=2880 (37%)Unadjusted Model Hazard Ratio (95% Confidence Interval), n=7815Adjusted Modela Hazard Ratio (95% Confidence Interval), n=6769
Nonprofit facility n=454 (35%)ReferenceReference
For-profit facility n=2426 (37%)1.11 (0.96 to 1.28)1.05 (0.92 to 1.19)
  • Referred and evaluated patients who initiated dialysis between January 1, 2012 and August 31, 2016 who were referred, evaluated, and followed for waitlisting outcome through March 1, 2018.

  • a Waitlisting model was adjusted for the same variables as the evaluation model with the addition of prekidney failure nephrology care.