Table 1. Baseline patient demographics

Cyclosporine (n = 60)Tacrolimus (n = 64)
Mean ± SD; no significant differences. RTX, renal transplantation.
Time after RTX (yr)6.6 ± 3.75.7 ± 2.7
Gender (m/f)34/2641/23
Age (yr)50 ± 1350 ± 14
Race
    white57 (95%)60 (94%)
    black00
    other3 (5%)4 (6%)
Original renal disease
    chronic glomerulonephritis17 (28%)20 (31%)
    chronic pyelonephritis5 (8%)11 (17%)
    polycystic kidney disease13 (22%)13 (20%)
    diabetic nephropathy3 (5%)1 (2%)
    otherwise19 (32%)17 (27%)
    unknown3 (5%)2 (3%)
Diabetes
    type 15 (8%)2 (3%)
    type 23 (5%)6 (9%)