Table 1: Characteristics of potential kidney donors with measured glomerular filtration rate.

Normal (BMI < 30)
( 𝑛 = 8 3 )
Class I Obesity (BMI 30–35)
( 𝑛 = 4 9 )
Class II/III Obesity (BMI > 35)
( 𝑛 = 3 2 )
𝑃 value

Age (yrs) 3 9 . 1 ± 1 2 . 4 3 9 . 1 ± 1 0 . 0 3 5 . 7 ± 9 . 7 0.30
Weight (kg) 7 6 . 5 ± 1 0 . 7 9 6 . 1 ± 1 0 . 9 1 0 7 . 6 ± 1 6 . 3 <0.001
BMI 2 6 . 5 ± 2 . 5 3 2 . 3 ± 1 . 4 4 0 . 0 ± 4 . 3 <0.001
Male42 (51%)25 (51%)5 (16%)0.002
Ethnicity0.14
 White24 (29%)9 (18%)5 (16%)
 Black30 (36%)21 (43%)20 (62%)
 Hispanic24 (29%)13 (27%)6 (19%)
 Other5 (6%)6 (12%)1 (3%)

Abbreviations: BMI—body mass index (kg/m2).