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September 19, 2012

Center-level factors and racial disparities in living donor kidney transplantation


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Researchers in this study evaluated the influence of center-level factors on the rate of living donor kidney transplantation (LDKT) among African Americans as compared to non-African American counterparts. Hierarchical multivariate logistic regression models were used to derive center-specific estimates through a quantification of patient-level factors, the association of center-level characteristics and degree of racial disparity […]

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