Table 4.

Risk factors for survival in recipients of cadaveric renal transplantation: 1992 to 1998

Variable (Reference Group)Relative Risk (95% CI)P Value
Donor age (per decade)1.05 (1.03-1.07)<0.001
Donor hypertension >10 yr1.09 (0.89-1.33)0.40
Donor diabetes mellitus >10 yr0.90 (0.47-1.75)0.77
Non-heartbeating donor0.89 (0.65-1.21)0.45
Delayed graft function1.64 (1.54-1.74)<0.001
Acute rejection in the first 6 mo1.20 (1.12-1.28)<0.001
Renal allograft failure2.23 (2.08-2.35)<0.001
Recipient age (per decade)1.40 (1.36-1.41)<0.001
Recipient race (white)
black0.94 (0.88-1.00)0.05
other race0.72 (0.63-0.82)<0.001
Cause of ESRD (glomerulonephritis)
diabetes mellitus1.80 (1.69-1.92)<0.001
hypertension1.18 (1.09-1.27)<0.001
cystic kidney disease0.78 (0.69-0.88)<0.001
PRA >30% (0%)1.34 (1.21-1.48)<0.001
Repeat transplant (first transplant)0.97 (0.89-1.06)0.51
CMV match (-D -R)
+D -R1.23 (1.11-1.36)<0.001
-D +R1.10 (1.00-1.21)0.45
+D +R1.14 (1.04-1.25)0.005