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Table 4 Cox regression analysis for identical versus compatible ABO-matching, recipient/donor-blood group and other risk factors for retransplantion-free survival among emphysema-patients (univariable)

From: ABO-identical matching has no superiority in long-term survival in comparison to ABO-compatible matching in lung transplantation

  HR 95% CI p-value
Identical ABO-match 0. 600 0. 336–1. 069 0. 083
Age 1. 044 1. 010–1. 078 0. 010
Identical ABO-match x age 0. 995 0. 984–1. 005 0. 328
Recipient > 55 years 2. 115 1. 306–3. 425 0. 002
BMI 1. 035 0. 979–1. 094 0. 226
Male 0. 992 0. 632–1. 558 0. 973
Gender mismatch 0. 935 0. 600–1. 459 0. 935
Waiting list 0. 998 0. 997–1. 000 0. 009
Infection    
 Recipient CMV 0. 659 0. 380–1. 144 0. 138
 CMV-mismatch 2. 588 1. 438–4- 659 0. 002
 Recipient EBV 1. 010 0. 634–1. 609 0. 965
 EBV-mismatch 3. 556 1. 511–8. 371 0. 004
 Recipient toxoplasma 1. 254 0. 784–2. 007 0. 345
 Toxoplasma-mismatch 1. 426 0. 649–3. 133 0. 377
Blood-group (recipient)    
 A    0.565
 B 0. 950 0. 503–1. 797 0. 875
 AB 1. 793 0. 700–4. 595 0. 224
 O 0. 897 0. 548–1. 467 0. 665
Blood-group (donor)    
 A    0.957
 B 0. 979 0. 490–1. 955 0. 953
 AB 1. 719 0. 233–12. 706 0. 596
 O 1. 044 0. 649–1. 677 0. 860
  1. Entries are bold due to being under 0.05 which are significant results
  2. CMV cytomegalovirus, EBV Epstein-barr virus, BMI body-mass index, CI confidence interval, HR hazard ratio