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Table 1 Characteristics of kidney transplant recipients

From: Strategies to increase living kidney donation: a retrospective cohort study

  Cohort 1 (2005–2008) n = 50 (%) Cohort 2 (2009–2012) n = 73* (%) p-value
Male gender (%) 29 (58.0) 41 (56.9) NS
Blood group (%)    NS
A 21 (42.0) 31 (43.1)  
B 3 (6.0) 9 (12.5)  
AB 3 (6.0) 2 (2.7)  
O 23 (46.0) 30 (41.7)  
Age in years (±SD†) 41.4 ± 11.8 41.4 ± 15.5 NS
Number of pairs with a group O donor and a non group O recipient 8 (16.0) 18 (24.7) NS
Renal replacement therapy (%)    NS
Hemodialysis 28 (56.0) 37 (51.4)  
Peritoneal dialysis 7 (14.0) 8 (11.1)  
None 15 (30.0) 26 (36.1)  
Unknown 0 (0) 1 (1.4)  
Pediatric transplants 2 (4.0) 6 (8.3) NS
  1. *There was missing data for 1 recipient.
  2. †SD: standard deviation.