Minority Statistics

Some diseases of the kidney, heart, lung, pancreas, and liver are found more frequently among minorities than in the general population. For this reason, people in minority groups have a particularly high need for organ transplants. Find current transplant waiting list statistics for minorities in Pennsylvania and the United States below:

National Transplant Waiting List Report

All Organs Kidney Liver Pancreas Kidney/
Pancreas
Heart Lung Heart/
Lung
Intestine
All Ethnicities 116,420 96,512 14,198 914 1,691 3,985 1,367 44 273
White 48,404 35,042 9,608 629 903 2,375 1,028 28 145
Black 34,010 31,592 1,104 132 441 1,055 158 6 65
Hispanic 22,678 19,649 2,541 110 268 401 131 7 47
Asian 9,116 8,267 734 24 41 112 40 2 8
American Indian / Alaska Native 1,122 985 129 7 16 8 3 1 3
Pacific Islander 578 540 24 3 5 11 1 0 0
Multiracial 923 804 74 9 17 24 8 0 5
All Ethnicities
All Organs 116,420
Kidney 96,512
Liver 14,198
Pancreas 914
Kidney/Pancreas 1,691
Heart 3,985
Lung 1,367
Heart/Lung 44
Intenstine 273
White
All Organs 48,404
Kidney 35,042
Liver 9,608
Pancreas 629
Kidney/Pancreas 903
Heart 2,375
Lung 1,028
Heart/Lung 28
Intenstine 145
Black
All Organs 34,010
Kidney 31,592
Liver 1,104
Pancreas 132
Kidney/Pancreas 441
Heart 1,055
Lung 158
Heart/Lung 6
Intenstine 65
Hispanic
All Organs 22,678
Kidney 19,649
Liver 2,541
Pancreas 110
Kidney/Pancreas 268
Heart 401
Lung 131
Heart/Lung 7
Intenstine 47
Asian
All Organs 9,116
Kidney 8,267
Liver 734
Pancreas 24
Kidney/Pancreas 41
Heart 112
Lung 40
Heart/Lung 2
Intenstine 8
American Indian / Alaska Native
All Organs 1,122
Kidney 985
Liver 129
Pancreas 7
Kidney/Pancreas 16
Heart 8
Lung 3
Heart/Lung 1
Intenstine 3
Pacific Islander
All Organs 578
Kidney 540
Liver 24
Pancreas 3
Kidney/Pancreas 5
Heart 11
Lung 1
Heart/Lung 0
Intenstine 0
Multiracial
All Organs 923
Kidney 804
Liver 74
Pancreas 9
Kidney/Pancreas 17
Heart 24
Lung 8
Heart/Lung 0
Intenstine 5

* According to optn.transplant.hrsa.gov as of October 17, 2017

 

Pennsylvania State Transplant Waiting List Report

All Organs Kidney Liver Pancreas Kidney/
Pancreas
Heart Lung Heart/
Lung
Intestine
All Ethnicities 7,640 6,309 814 90 112 196 227 3 97
White 4,129 3,109 663 70 64 136 182 3 56
Black 2,643 2,460 77 12 30 46 31 0 20
Hispanic 467 371 54 6 17 7 10 0 19
Asian 348 318 18 2 1 7 4 0 1
American Indian / Alaska Native 10 9 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Pacific Islander 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Multiracial 41 38 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
All Ethnicities
All Organs 7,640
Kidney 6,309
Liver 814
Pancreas 90
Kidney/Pancreas 112
Heart 196
Lung 227
Heart/Lung 3
Intenstine 97
White
All Organs 4,129
Kidney 3,109
Liver 663
Pancreas 70
Kidney/Pancreas 64
Heart 136
Lung 182
Heart/Lung 3
Intenstine 56
Black
All Organs 2,643
Kidney 2,460
Liver 77
Pancreas 12
Kidney/Pancreas 30
Heart 46
Lung 31
Heart/Lung 0
Intenstine 20
Hispanic
All Organs 467
Kidney 371
Liver 54
Pancreas 6
Kidney/Pancreas 17
Heart 7
Lung 10
Heart/Lung 0
Intenstine 19
Asian
All Organs 348
Kidney 318
Liver 18
Pancreas 2
Kidney/Pancreas 1
Heart 7
Lung 4
Heart/Lung 0
Intenstine 1
American Indian / Alaska Native
All Organs 10
Kidney 9
Liver 0
Pancreas 0
Kidney/Pancreas 0
Heart 0
Lung 1
Heart/Lung 0
Intenstine 0
Pacific Islander
All Organs 10
Kidney 10
Liver 0
Pancreas 0
Kidney/Pancreas 0
Heart 0
Lung 0
Heart/Lung 0
Intenstine 0
Multiracial
All Organs 41
Kidney 38
Liver 2
Pancreas 0
Kidney/Pancreas 0
Heart 0
Lung 0
Heart/Lung 0
Intenstine 1

* According to optn.transplant.hrsa.gov as of October 17, 2017

 

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