Table 1.

Characteristics of tourists, adult UCLA transplant recipients, and matched cohort of UCLA transplant recipientsa

CharacteristicTouristUCLApMatched Cohort
n33250766
Age (yr; mean ± SD)47.3 ± 10.847.2 ± 12.90.96744.2 ± 14.1
Male gender (%)69.759.00.21669.7
Race (%)<0.001
    Asian63.611.569.7
    white27.335.316.7
    black3.016.83.0
    Hispanic6.132.610.6
    other0.03.80.0
Regraft (%)9.18.90.9759.1
Pretransplantation dialysis (%)84.988.30.61978.8
Dialysis time (d; median [range])330 (0 to 1800)1035 (0 to 14,403)<0.001403 (16 to 2590)
Donor source (%)<0.001
    living72.734.871.2
    deceased27.365.227.3
  • a UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles.