Table 1

Association of transplant candidate characteristics and odds of being placed on the expanded donor waiting lista

Candidate CharacteristicOR95% CI
Age
    18 to 39 (reference)
    40 to 541.401.34 to 1.46
    55 to 641.971.88 to 2.06
    65+2.992.80 to 3.18
Gender
    male (reference)
    female0.920.89 to 0.95
Race
    white (reference)
    black1.281.24 to 1.33
    other0.810.77 to 0.86
Educational level
    college degree or higher (reference)
    less than college0.970.93 to 1.01
    attended college0.960.91 to 1.00
Previous kidney transplant0.960.92 to 1.01
    no (reference)
    yes
Peak PRA
    0 (reference)
    1 to 101.101.05 to 1.15
    11 to 301.181.11 to 1.26
    30+1.241.18 to 1.29
Primary diagnosis
    GN (reference)
    diabetes1.341.28 to 1.41
    hypertension1.181.12 to 1.24
    polycystic disease1.081.01 to 1.16
    interstitial nephritis1.060.95 to 1.17
    other1.111.06 to 1.17
  • a CI, confidence interval; GN, glomerulonephritis; OR, odds ratio; PRA, panel reactive antibodies.