Table 2

Demographic details of listed patients, overall and by era

OverallEra 1 (1987–1997)Era 2 (1998–2008)p
Number listed491435
Mean weight (range)5.9 (3.0–9.6) kg6.5 (4.1–9.2) kg5.7 (3.0–9.6) kg0.27
Mean age at listing (range)148 (1–362) days138 (1–349) days156 (8–362) days0.62
SexF 31 (63%)F 9 (64%)F 22 (63%)
Diagnostic groupCardiomyopathy 34 (69%); CHD 14 (29%); Rhabdomyomas 1 (2%)Cardiomyopathy 8 (57%); CHD 6 (43%)Cardiomyopathy 26 (74%); CHD 8 (23%); Rhabdomyomas 1 (3%)
Mean duration of symptoms from onset to listing (range)81 (1–356) days114 (0–239) days59 (0–212) days0.16
  • CHD, congenital heart disease; F, female; M, male.