TABLE 1

FDM Sociodemographic Characteristics for Adult and Pediatric Patients

Characteristic Adult Patients (n = 1369)Pediatric Patients (n = 232)
Donation decision: authorized donation*1139 (83.2)208 (89.7)
Age, mean ± SD, y***48.5 ± 14.841.1 ± 10.6
Female gender939 (68.6)165 (71.1)
Nonwhite race391 (29.3)70 (30.8)
Marital status***
 Never married178 (13.1)40 (17.3)
 Married/cohabit1009 (74.1)145 (62.8)
 Divorced/separated175 (12.8)46 (19.9)
Religious affiliation: non-Christian68 (5.6)10 (5.3)
Household income, $
 <30 000393 (30.9)79 (36.2)
 30 000–59 999388 (30.5)50 (22.9)
 >59 999491 (38.6)89 (40.8)
Education, mean ± SD, y13.9 ± 2.413.6 ± 2.4
Willing to donate own organs: yes**1131 (82.6)210 (90.5)
  • Unless otherwise indicated, data are presented as n (%).

  • * P < .05; ***P < .001; **P < .01.