Table 2

Percentage of wait-listed patients who received deceased donor transplant by candidate age and time on waiting lista

Time from Wait ListingbCandidate Age (%)
18 to 3940 to 5455 to 6465+
1 yr15.315.916.717.9
2 yr10.110.29.99.1
3 yr7.97.57.35.9
4 yr6.05.65.23.4
5 yr4.94.23.32.0
6 yr2.82.31.80.8
None (within 6 yr)49.249.650.957.7
  • a Percentage of patients who received a transplant by year, conditioned on not receiving a transplant earlier in the waiting list period.

  • b Calculated for transplants with applicable amount of follow-up time (e.g., 6 yr includes transplants from 1995 to 1998 with follow-up through 2004).