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Table 2 Risk factors of post transplant anaemia

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

  Anaemic group
N (45)
Non anaemic group
N (69)
P value
Ageb 42.9 ± 12. 9 42 ± 12.7 0.7
Gender (M/F)a 31/14 47/22 0.93
Use of (EPO) pre transplanta 12 (18.8%) 52 (81.3%) < 0.0001
Donor type a
Living related
38 (38.4%) 61 (61.6%) 0.54
Living unrelateda 8 (53.3%) 7 (46.7%)  
History of rejectiona 10 (76.9%) 3 (23.1%) 0.003
Use of Mycofenolate mofetila 10 (32.3%) 21 (67.7%) 0.33
Use of Azathioprinea 33 (41.2%) 47 (58.8%) 0.55
Use of Cyclosporinea 22 (48.9%) 23(51.1)% 0.09
Use of Tacrolimusa 21(32.3%) 44 (67.7%) 0.07
Use of ACEI/ARBa 8(34.8%) 15(65.2%) 0.6
Presence of Co-Morbidities 2(22.2%) 7 (77.8) 0.27
Time on dialysis (months)b 12.9 ± 11.6 15.7 ± 13.8 0.26
Time since transplantation (months)b 62.1 ± 51.5 40.5 ± 33.02 0.015
Donor age (years)b 29.3 ± 7 28.5 ± 8 0.6
eGFR (ml/min/1.732 56.8 ± 20.7 97.7 ± 31.8 < 0.0001
  1. a Number (percentage), b Mean ± SD