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Table 1 PARAMEDIC2 organ donor and recipient information

From: Cost-effectiveness of adrenaline for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

   Placebo Adrenaline Total P value
Number of recipients   67 99 166  
Number of organs donated   74 115 189  
Gender of donor Males 14 (58.3%) 24 (60.0%) 38 (59.4%) 0.895
Females 10 (41.7%) 16 (40.0%) 26 (40.6%)  
Gender of recipient Males 37 (55.2%) 61 (61.6%) 98 (59.0%) 0.411
Females 30 (44.8%) 38 (38.4%) 68 (41.0%)  
Age of the recipient < 18 4 (6.0%) 5 (5.1%) 9 (5.4%) 0.748
18–30 6 (9.0%) 6 (6.1%) 12 (7.2%)  
31–50 25 (37.3%) 30 (30.3%) 55 (33.1%)  
51–60 15 (22.4%) 32 (32.3%) 47 (28.3%)  
61–70 14 (20.9%) 22 (22.2%) 36 (21.7%)  
> 70 3 (4.5%) 4 (4.0%) 7 (4.2%)  
Average number of organs (per donor) N1 24 40 64  
Mean 3.1 2.9 3.0 0.584
Median 3 3 3  
Std 1.6 1.2 1.4  
Min-max 1–7 1–6 1–7  
Missing 0 0 0  
Type of organs (n) Kidney only 39 (58.2%) 54 (54.5%) 93 (56.0%) 0.457
En-bloc kidney 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)  
Double kidney 0 (0.0%) 5 (5.1%) 5 (3.0%)  
Heart only 3 (4.5%) 4 (4.0%) 7 (4.2%)  
Liver only 16 (23.9%) 24 (24.2%) 40 (24.1%)  
Pancreas only 2 (3.0%) 0 (0.0%) 2 (1.2%)  
Single lung 0 (0.0%) 1 (1.0%) 1 (0.6%)  
Double lung 3 (4.5%) 3 (3.0%) 6 (3.6%)  
Liver and kidney 1 (1.5%) 1 (1.0%) 2 (1.2%)  
Kidney and pancreas 3 (4.5%) 7 (7.1%) 10 (6.0%)  
  1. 1N refers to the number of donors in adrenaline and placebo groups