Table 2

Baseline Donor Characteristics Before Matching

Early Adolescent Donor Heart (Ages 10–14 yrs; n = 1,123)Adult Donor Heart (Ages 18–55 yrs; n = 33,931)p ValueSD, %
Female342 (30.45)9,977 (29.40)0.4472.30
Donor creatinine >1.5 mg/dl107 (9.53)5,740 (16.92)<0.00121.90
History of donor smoking23 (2.05)9,169 (27.02)<0.00175.80
CMV mismatch (D+/R−)133 (11.84)5,571 (16.42)<0.00113.20
Blood infection donor49 (4.36)2,220 (6.54)0.0039.60
LVEF, % (n = 25,672)62 ± 1062 ± 70.19634.70
Inotropic medications at procurement112 (9.97)6,303 (18.58)<0.00124.80
Ischemic time, h3.2 ± 1.13.1 ± 1.0<0.00110.00
Donor cause of death (head trauma)808 (71.95)19,604 (57.78)<0.00130.00

Values are n (%) or mean ± SD.

CMV = cytomegalovirus; LVEF = left ventricular ejection fraction; SD = standardized difference.