Table 1.

Patient characteristics by treatment allocation and transplant type

Patient CharacteristicTreatment AllocationTransplant Type
Bisphosphonate (n = 95)Calcitriol (n = 58)Kidney (n = 94)Kidney-Pancreas (n = 59)
Age (yr; mean ± SD)45 ± 1143 ± 1148 ± 1239 ± 7a
Male (%)6348c6251b
Hemodialysis (%)6543c6544b
Peritoneal dialysis (%)2238c2532b
Preemptive transplant (%)1319c1024b
Time on dialysis (mo; median [range])24 (0 to 402)10 (0 to 280)b24 (0 to 402)9 (0 to 60)a
Parathyroidectomy (%)716c153b
Kidney-only recipient (%)5769c
Kidney-pancreas recipient (%)4331c
  • Between-group differences:

  • a P ≤ 0.0001,

  • b P = 0.02,

  • c P = 0.03.