Table 4

Baseline Donor Characteristics After Matching

Early Adolescent Donor Heart (Ages 10–14 yrs; n = 944)Adult Donor Heart (Ages 18–55 yrs; n = 944)p ValueSD, %
Female297 (31.46)302 (31.99)0.8051.10
Donor creatinine >1.5 mg/dl92 (9.75)91 (9.64)0.9380.40
History of donor smoking21 (2.22)24 (2.54)0.6512.10
CMV mismatch (D+/R−)120 (12.71)122 (12.92)0.8900.60
Blood infection donor44 (4.66)48 (5.08)0.6692.00
LVEF (%)62 ± 10 (n = 504)62 ± 8 (n = 654)0.4944.00
Inotropic medications at procurement109 (11.55)115 (12.18)0.6692.00
Ischemic time, h3.21 ± 1.103.24 ± 1.010.5842.50
Donor cause of death (head trauma)674 (71.40)682 (72.25)0.6821.90

Values are n (%) or mean ± SD.

Abbreviations as in Table 2.