Table 3.

Preemptive transplantation as the first ESRD service event by race and ethnicity (odds ratios calculated with White patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease as the reference group)

VariableUnadjustedAdjusted
Odds Ratio (95% Confidence Interval)Odds Ratio (95% Confidence Interval)
Black0.22 (0.19 to 0.25)0.33 (0.29 to 0.38)
Hispanic0.38 (0.33 to 0.42)0.50 (0.44 to 0.56)
Women1.38 (1.30 to 1.47)
Age at kidney failure, per 10 yr0.80 (0.78 to 0.83)
Employment1.90 (1.77 to 2.04)
Private insurance2.67 (2.43 to 2.93)
Nephrology care prior to kidney failure2.19 (1.91 to 2.52)
Albumin (serum), per 1.0 g/dl1.05 (1.04 to 1.06)
Hemoglobin, per 1.0 g/dl1.20 (1.18 to 1.22)
Body mass index, per 1 kg/m20.98 (0.98 to 0.99)
Median income in zip code, per $10,000, with private insurance1.14 (1.13 to 1.16)
Median income in zip code, per $10,000, all other insurance1.25 (1.21 to 1.29)