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Table 2 Characteristics of actual donors

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 (%) 20 (40.0) 34 (46.6) NS
Blood group    NS
A 18 (36.0) 22 (30.1)  
B 1 (2.0) 3 (4.1)  
O 31 (62.0) 48 (65.8)  
AB 0 (0) 0 (0)  
Age in years (±SD*) 45.6 ± 8.8 47.3 ± 11.2 NS
First degree relatives † (%) 35 (70.0) 37 (50.7) 0.033
Delay in the donation process § (%) 19 (38.0) 48 (65.8) 0.002
  1. *SD: standard deviation.
  2. †First degree relative defined as parent, child or sibling.
  3. §delay defined as >300 days elapsed between first contact and organ procurement.