Table 6.

Characteristics of actual recipients in 2010 and of recipients in simulations of current policy and the new policy

Characteristic2010 ActualSimulated Current PolicySimulated New Policy
Blood type
 A34.9 (3551)35.2 (3801.4)30.1 (3298.7)
 AB5.5 (556)5.1 (554.3)5.6 (609.5)
 B13.3 (1357)12.7 (1368.8)17.7 (1945.0)
 O46.1 (4686)47.0 (5070.3)46.6 (5117.7)
Age (yr)
 <184.5 (455)4.9 (528.9)4.4 (487.0)
 18–349.6 (975)10.4 (1119.9)15.4 (1692.3)
 35–4925.2 (2565)25.2 (2718.6)27.5 (3014.7)
 50–6441.2 (4185)41.1 (4436.8)37.0 (4054.3)
 ≥6519.4 (1970)18.4 (1990.6)15.7 (1722.6)
Race/ethnicity
 African American34.1 (3472)34.1 (3677.8)35.0 (3835.2)
 Hispanic14.7 (1493)14.5 (1565.9)15.2 (1669.3)
 White43.1 (4378)44.3 (4783.8)42.9 (4703.5)
 Other/unknown7.9 (807)7.1 (767.3)7.0 (762.9)
Pre-emptive transplants8.3 (915)10.9 (1257.4)11.1 (1292.5)
Pre-emptive by race/ethnicity
 African American3.6 (131)4.9 (186.8)5.5 (220.2)
 Hispanic6.1 (96)6.9 (114.7)7.4 (128.8)
 White12.8 (632)16.8 (885)16.8 (860.0)
 Other/unknown6.7 (56)9.0 (70.9)10.7 (83.5)
Zero HLA-A, HLA-B, HLA-DR mismatches7.3 (742)6.4 (693.6)5.9 (643.5)
Local or shared kidneys
 Shared20.4 (2070)14.8 (1596.4)16.9 (1851.7)
 Local79.6 (8080)85.2 (9198.4)83.1 (9119.2)
Primary cause of disease
 Diabetes, age<50 years4.9 (499)6.1 (660.6)5.8 (640.2)
 Diabetes, age≥50 years20.9 (2127)25.7 (2776.2)23.4 (2565.3)
 Hypertension27.2 (2769)21.1 (2274.9)21.7 (2376.1)
 Glomerular23.9 (2435)20.8 (2241.4)22.7 (2485.7)
 Polycystic8.3 (846)7.9 (848.0)7.3 (801.6)
 Renovascular0.2 (21)0.2 (22.3)0.2 (22.1)
 Other/unknown14.3 (1453)18.3 (1971.4)19.0 (2079.9)
Time on dialysis before listing (in yr)
 023.9 (2622)26.1 (3009.4)23.9 (2772.6)
 >0–131.7 (3475)31.5 (3632.2)30.2 (3500.9)
 >1–218.9 (2072)18.9 (2176.6)18.9 (2189.2)
 >2–38.8 (962)8.7 (1006.0)9.3 (1082.2)
 >3–45.4 (587)5.0 (572.6)5.6 (646.3)
 >4–53.3 (360)3.0 (340.7)3.7 (426.4)
 >58.1 (891)6.9 (793.6)8.5 (980.9)
  • Data are listed as % (n). Values from simulations are averages.