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Table 4 Final set of independent variables in the best fitting Cox and RSF models

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

Mode Number final variables Variable names
Cox 7 Donor variables (n = 2)
Donor age, Donor hypertension
Recipient variables (n = 5)
Age at transplant, Peripheral vascular diseasea, Primary renal disease, Duration of peritoneal dialysis, Duration of haemodialysis
RSF 20 Donor variables (n = 10)
Donor age, DR locus 1, A locus 2, Height, Donor diabetes, Donor hypertension, Cause of death, Creatinine – terminal, Oliguria, Race
Recipient variables (n = 10)
Age at transplant, HLA-DR mismatch, Pre-emptive transplant, Duration of peritoneal dialysis, Duration of haemodialysis, Primary renal disease, Smoking, Peripheral vascular disease, Age at starting renal replacement therapy, number of previous rejections
  1. aDefined as presence of claudication symptoms