Transplantation rates for living- but not deceased-donor kidneys vary with socioeconomic status in Australia.

@article{Grace2013TransplantationRF,
  title={Transplantation rates for living- but not deceased-donor kidneys vary with socioeconomic status in Australia.},
  author={Blair S. Grace and Philip A. Clayton and Alan Cass and Stephen Peter McDonald},
  journal={Kidney international},
  year={2013},
  volume={83 1},
  pages={
          138-45
        }
}
Socioeconomic disadvantage has been linked to reduced access to kidney transplantation. To understand and address potential barriers to transplantation, we used the Australia and New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant Registry and examined primary kidney-only transplantation among adult non-Indigenous patients who commenced chronic renal replacement therapy in Australia during 2000-2010. Socioeconomic status was derived from residential postcodes using standard indices. Among the 21,190 patients… CONTINUE READING

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