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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of kidney transplant recipients in the Canadian Organ Replacement Registry (excluding Quebec) undergoing transplantation between April 2001 and December 2008

From: Long-term follow-up of kidney transplant recipients: comparison of hospitalization rates to the general population

Characteristic Patients ( n) %
Sex   
Male 3,779 61.8
Female 2,337 38.2
Age at transplant (years)   
<15 213 3.5
15 to <40 1,600 26.2
40 to <55 2,139 35.0
55 to < 70 1,905 31.1
70 and over 259 4.2
Total length of follow-up   
< 60 daysa 37 0.6
60 days to < 3 years 2,588 42.3
3 years to < 5 years 1,538 25.2
5 years and over 1,953 31.9
Year of renal transplant   
2001 538 8.8
2002 712 11.6
2003 719 11.8
2004 728 11.9
2005 762 12.4
2006 879 14.4
2007 904 14.8
2008 874 14.3
Total (excluding the first 60 days) 6,079 99.4
Total 6,116 100.0
  1. aThese subjects were excluded in the estimation of hospitalization.