Study of living kidney donor-recipient relationships: variation with socioeconomic deprivation in the white population of England

Phillippa K Bailey, Charles Rv Tomson, Yoav Ben-Shlomo

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Abstract

BACKGROUND: Socioeconomic deprivation is associated with higher renal replacement therapy acceptance rates in the UK but lower rates of living kidney transplantation. This study examines donor-recipient relationship patterns with socioeconomic deprivation in the white population of England. METHODS: Demographic characteristics of all white live renal transplant donors and recipients between 2001 and 2010 in England were analyzed. Patterns of donor-recipient relationship were analyzed to see whether they differed according to an ecological measure of socioeconomic status (Index of Multiple Deprivation). Group comparisons were performed using chi-square tests and multivariable logistic regression. RESULTS: Sources of living kidney transplants differed with deprivation (p 
Original languageEnglish
JournalClinical transplantation
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Publication statusPublished - 3 Apr 2013

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© 2013 John Wiley & Sons A/S.

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