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Table 1 The characteristics of the study population

From: Risk factors of post renal transplant anaemia among Sudanese patients, a study in three renal transplant centres

Recipient gendera Male 78 (68.4%)
Female 36 (31.6%)
Recipient ageb 42.4 ± 12.66
Occupationa Unemployed 81 (71.1%)
Non professional 16 (14%)
Professional 17 (14.9%)
Donor typea Living related donor: 99 (86.8%)
Living unrelated: 15 (13.2%)
History of acute rejectiona Yes 13 (11.4%) No 101 (88.6%)
Donor age (years)b 28.9 ± 7.6
Use of EPO pre-transplanta Yes 64 (56.1%) No 50 (43.9%)
Use of Mycofenolate mofetila Yes 31 (27.2%) No 83(72.8%)
Use of Azathioprinea Yes 80 (70.2%) No 34 (29.8%)
Use of Cyclosporinea Yes 45 (39.5%) No 69 (60.5%)
Use of Tacrolimusa Yes 65 (57%) No 49 (43%)
Use of ACEI/ARBa Yes 23 (20.2%) No 91 (79.8%)
Co-morbidities Yes 9 (7.9%) No 105 (92%)
Time on Dialysis (months)b 14.6 ± 13
Period of kidney transplantation (months)b 49 ± 42.26
Hb g/dlb 12.7 ± 1.96
Creatinine mg/dlb 1.4 ± 0.88
Urea mg/dlb 39.17 ± 19.5
eGFR ml/min/1.732 b 81.6 ± 34.3
  1. a Number (percentage), b Mean ± SD