Table 1.

Proportion of older candidates who received a deceased-donor transplant and proportion of patient deaths at 5 yr after listing (1995 through 2007)a

Patient CharacteristicLevel (%)5-yr Probability of DDTx (%)b5-yr Probability of Mortality (%)c
Age60 to 64 (50)6149
65 to 69 (34)6153
≥70 (17)5957
Primary diagnosisDiabetes (37)5458
Hypertension (20)6049
Other (43)6740
BMI13 to 25 (29)6254
25 to 30 (38)6251
≥30 (29)5851
Race/ethnicityWhite (57)6858
Black (23)5148
Asian (5)5541
Hispanic/Latino (13)5347
Other (2)5648
On dialysis at listingYes (79)6154
No (21)6140
Blood typeA (35)7255
AB (4)8153
B (14)5049
O (47)5552
PRAd0 (69)6251
1 to 30 (15)5952
>30 (7)4752
GenderMale (62)6354
Female (39)5849
OPTN regione1 (4)6655
2 (16)6355
3 (11)6652
4 (7)7146
5 (20)4951
6 (3)7749
7 (9)6754
8 (5)7353
9 (8)4453
10 (8)6852
11 (8)6153
Overalln = 546996152
  • a DDTx, deceased-donor transplantation; OPTN, Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network; PRA, panel reactive antibody.

  • b Based on Kaplan-Meier models, censored for end of follow-up, death, removal from waiting list, and receipt of living transplant.

  • c Based on Kaplan-Meier models, censored for transplantation (either deceased donor or living) and end of follow-up period.

  • d Missing levels not displayed.

  • e OPTN regions are defined as follows: Region 1: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island; region 2: Washington, DC, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, West Virginia; region 3: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Puerto Rico; region 4: Oklahoma, Texas; region 5: Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah; region 6: Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington; region 7: Illinois, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin; region 8: Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Wyoming; region 9: New York, Vermont; region 10: Indiana, Michigan, OH; region 11: Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia.