Table 2.

Characteristics of patients transplanted with DD kidneys by race and era

Pre-Share 35 Era (n=637; 40.0%)Share 35 Era (n=954; 60.0%)P Value for Era Difference
White (n=272; 42.7%)Hispanic (n=170; 26.7%)Black (n=195; 30.6%)P ValueWhite (n=370; 38.8%)Hispanic (n=348; 36.5%)Black (n=236; 24.7%)P Value
Mean age at transplant ± SD (years)11.7±5.611.9±5.112.9±4.9<0.0112.0±5.211.6±5.312.9±4.9<0.01<0.01
Peak PRA0.560.060.12
 0192 (70.6%)117 (68.8%)147 (75.4%)274 (74.1%)271 (77.9%)161 (68.2%)
 1–2051 (18.8%)31 (18.2%)31 (15.9%)69 (18.6%)42 (12.1%)48 (20.3%)
 >2015 (5.5%)9 (5.3%)11 (5.6%)22 (5.9%)29 (8.3%)22 (9.3%)
 missing14 (5.1%)13 (7.6%)6 (3.1%)5 (1.4%)6 (1.7%)5 (2.1%)
HLA mismatch<0.010.050.01
 018 (6.6%)4 (2.4%)6 (3.1%)9 (2.4%)6 (1.7%)2 (0.8%)
 11 (0.3%)2 (1.2%)01 (0.3%)2 (0.6%)0
 29 (3.3%)2 (1.2%)3 (1.5%)8 (2.2%)5 (1.4%)1 (0.4%)
 347 (17.3%)18 (10.6%)14 (7.2%)40 (10.8%)40 (11.5%)14 (5.9%)
 483 (30.5%)39 (22.9%)51 (26.2%)92 (24.9%)108 (31%)70 (29.7%)
 580 (29.4%)59 (34.7%)81 (41.5%)145 (39.2%)104 (29.9%)91 (38.6%)
 628 (10.3%)31 (18.2%)39 (20%)69 (18.6%)69 (19.8%)49 (20.8%)
 unknown6 (2.2%)15 (8.8%)1 (0.5%)6 (1.6%)14 (4%)9 (3.8%)
Mean cold ischemia time (hours)15.8±7.415.4±8.316.3±8.70.4412.9±7.115.7±11.816.5±12.2<0.01<0.01
Mean donor age2 ± SD (years)25.7±12.926.2±13.425.4±11.80.5220.9±7.320.9±7.820.4±7.90.55<0.01
  • PRA, plasma renin activity.