Table 4.

Stratum-specific effects for poverty, race, and waitlistinga

Neighborhood Poverty (% of Census below Poverty Line)Crude Black:White HRs for Waitlisting (95% CI)Adjustedb Black:White Hazard Ratios for Waitlisting (95% CI)
0 to 4.9% (wealthiest)ReferenceReference
5 to 9.9%1.05 (0.88 to 1.22)0.65 (0.46 to 0.84)
10 to 14.9%1.08 (0.92 to 1.28)0.63 (0.34 to 0.82)
15 to 19.9%1.00 (0.83 to 1.21)0.55 (0.36 to 0.73)
20 to 24.9%0.87 (0.67 to 1.13)0.42 (0.21 to 0.63)
≥25% (poorest)0.75 (0.59 to 0.96)0.43 (0.22 to 0.64)
  • a These adjusted hazard ratios use white race as the reference group.

  • b Adjusted for age, gender, degree of rurality, body mass index, albumin, erythropoietin, diabetes, and hypertension.