Table 1.

Patients not taking their immunosuppressive drugs as prescribed due to difficulty paying for them

Percentage of PatientsAll Programs (%)Adult Programs (%)Pediatric Programs (%)
0 to 5%29.328.077.8
6 to 10%26.725.311.1
11 to 20%26.732.00.0
21 to 40%13.39.311.1
41 to 60%3.14.00.0
61 to 80%0.41.30.0
81% or more0.40.00.0
  • The survey question was: What percentage of kidney transplant recipients followed at your center are not taking their maintenance immunosuppressive drugs as prescribed because of difficulties associated with their ability to pay for their medications?