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Table 2.8

Living Donor Characteristics, 1999 to 2008

Living Donors of Any Organ

Donor Age Year
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Total 5,038 5,941 6,615 6,630 6,828 7,004 6,902 6,732 6,316 6,219
Unknown 2 3 - - - - - 2 1 1
12-17 Years - 1 1 2 1 - - 1 3 -
18-34 Years 1,770 2,041 2,311 2,238 2,285 2,356 2,220 2,181 1,986 1,971
35-49 Years 2,346 2,817 3,069 3,098 3,225 3,227 3,243 3,042 2,788 2,686
50-64 Years 879 1,027 1,164 1,231 1,251 1,364 1,381 1,434 1,456 1,471
65+ Years 41 52 70 61 66 57 58 72 82 90
Total (%) 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Unknown 0.0% 0.1% - - - - - 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
12-17 Years - 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% - - 0.0% 0.0% -
18-34 Years 35.1% 34.4% 34.9% 33.8% 33.5% 33.6% 32.2% 32.4% 31.4% 31.7%
35-49 Years 46.6% 47.4% 46.4% 46.7% 47.2% 46.1% 47.0% 45.2% 44.1% 43.2%
50-64 Years 17.4% 17.3% 17.6% 18.6% 18.3% 19.5% 20.0% 21.3% 23.1% 23.7%
65+ Years 0.8% 0.9% 1.1% 0.9% 1.0% 0.8% 0.8% 1.1% 1.3% 1.4%


Source: OPTN/SRTR Data as of May 4, 2009.

(%) = Percentages are calculated based on totals including missing and unknown cases.

(-) = None in category.

Living donor ages reported as 10 years or less are included in Unknown, accounting for about 0.01 percent of the data.



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