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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of recipients and donors

From: Development and validation of a risk index to predict kidney graft survival: the kidney transplant risk index

Characteristic Value
Total 7365
Recipient characteristics
Age in years (Median; IQR) 52 (41 – 60)
Sex (Male: Female) 63.2%: 36.8%
Diabetes mellitus n, (%) 1863 (25.3%)
Peripheral vascular disease n, (%) 558 (7.6%)
Hypertension n, (%) 1683 (22.9%)
Primary renal disease
Diabetic Nephropathy 1355 (18.4%)
Glomerulonephritis 2886 (39.2%)
Hypertension 485 (6.6%)
Polycystic Disease 953 (12.9%)
Reflux Nephropathy 501 (6.8%)
Unknown 1185 (16.1%)
Months of haemo-dialysis among patients with any exposure to haemo-dialysis (n = 5833) (Median; IQR) 33.0 (14.3 – 60.7)
Months of peritoneal dialysis among patients with any exposure to peritoneal dialysis (n = 3621) (Median; IQR) 20.5 (10.2 – 36.7)
First graft 6422 (87.2%)
Graft failure n, (%) 693 (9.4%)
Donor characteristics
Age (Median; IQR) 47 (32 – 58)
Diabetes mellitus n, (%) 450 (6.1%)
Hypertension n, (%) 1683 (22.9%)
Total ischaemia time in hours (Median; IQR) 11.0 (8.0 – 14.0)
Donation after brain death n, (%) 5815 (79.0%)