Table 1.

Patient characteristics at the time of transplantation, by racea

CharacteristicRace (n [%])P
White (n = 4956)Black (n = 1331)
Male2987 (60.3)820 (61.6)0.37
Recipient age<0.001
    0 to 1325 (6.6)32 (2.4)
    2 to 5777 (15.7)175 (13.2)
    6 to 121721 (34.8)394 (29.6)
    >122128 (42.9)730 (54.9)
Cause of ESRD<0.001
    aplasia/dysplasia/hypoplasia845 (17.1)181 (13.6)
    obstructive uropathy850 (17.2)201 (15.1)
    reflux nephropathy316 (6.4)17 (1.3)
    FSGS441 (8.9)298 (22.4)
    other2504 (50.5)634 (47.6)
Height SDS >0537 (10.8)226 (17.0)<0.001
BMI SDS** >1.645441 (8.9)125 (9.4)0.58
Transplant era 1996 to 20052127 (42.9)642 (48.2)<0.001
Preemptive transplant1354 (27.3)165 (12.4)<0.001
>5 previous transfusions843 (17.0)211 (15.9)0.32
Previous transplant519 (10.5)149 (11.2)0.45
  • a BMI, body mass index; SDS, SD score.