Asians and Organ Donation/Transplantation*

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Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders

Waiting List by Organ

OrganTransplant
Waiting List
(All Ethnicities)
Asian
Candidates on
Waiting List (#)
Asian
Candidates:
% of Waiting List
All118,0227,8526.7%
Kidney96,1837,0137.3%
Liver15,8347544.8%
Pancreas1,170171.5%
Kidney/Pancreas2,115472.2%
Heart3,501752.1%
Lung1,696311.8%
Heart/Lung5012.0%
Intestine25893.5%

Transplants Performed in 2012

OrganTransplants
Performed
Asian
Recipients (#)
Asian Recipients:
% of Total
Recipients
All Organs28,0541,3935.0%
Kidney16,4889775.9%
Liver6,2562814.5%
Pancreas24210.4%
Kidney/Pancreas80170.9%
Heart2,378954.0%
Lung1,754301.7%
Heart/Lung2913.5%
Intestine10611.0%

Organ Donors in 2012

Donor
Type
DonorsAsian
Donors (#)
Asian Donors:
% of All Donors
Living5,8722103.6%
Deceased8,1432182.7%
Total14,0154283.1%

*Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN). Data as of May 10, 2013.