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
All123,3048,9177.2%
Kidney101,7528,0367.9%
Liver15,2817725.1%
Pancreas1,077181.7%
Kidney/Pancreas2,026432.12%
Heart4,1661082.6%
Lung1,601402.5%
Heart/Lung5547.5%
Intestine260114.1%

Transplants Performed in 2014

OrganTransplants
Performed
Asian
Recipients (#)
Asian Recipients:
% of Total
Recipients
All Organs29,5321,5415.2%
Kidney17,1061,0976.4%
Liver6,7292894.3%
Pancreas24531.2%
Kidney/Pancreas709202.8%
Heart2,655883.3%
Lung1,925392%
Heart/Lung2414.2%
Intestine13942.9%

Organ Donors in 2014

Donor
Type
DonorsAsian
Donors (#)
Asian Donors:
% of All Donors
Living5,8202253.9%
Deceased8,5942122.5%
Total14,4144373%

*Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN). Data as of May 6, 2015.