Table. 4.

Characteristics of brain death donors

Characteristics Value
Sex
Male 316 (70.4)
Female 133 (29.6)
Age (yr) 52.5 (74–81)
Blood type (%)
Type A 31.4
Type B 26.7
Type AB 27.4
Cause of brain death
Cerebrovascular disease 159 (35.4)
Hypoxic brain injury 164 (36.5)
Head trauma 120 (26.7)
Type of brain death
Traumatic 128 (28.5)
Nontraumatic 321 (71.5)
No. of donors according to city type (pmp)
Metropolitan citya) 8.09
Other local governmentb) 9.17
No. of recipients according to city type (pmp)
Metropolitan city 32.7
Other local government 26.3

Values are presented as number (%) or average (range).

pmp, per million population.

a)Metropolitan city including Seoul, Busan, Daegu, Daejeon, Gwangju, Incheon, Ulsan; b)Other local government including Gyeonggi, Ganwon, Chungbuk, Chungnam, Jeonbuk, Jeonnam, Gyeongbuk, Gyeongnam, Jeju.

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