Here is the most current- and the statistics for kiddos Mason's age are increasing.
(all information according to www.unos.org)
As of March 30, 2010 there are 3,151 people (adults and children) in the United States waiting for a heart.
(OPTN data from March 26, 2010)
There are 89 kids waiting for a heart in the age category 1 to 5 years in the whole United States.
There are 21 one to five year olds waiting for a heart in Mason's blood type of A+ in the US.
5 listed as a Level 1A
2 listed as a Level 1B (Mason's status)
Our Region, Region 5: Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah
There are 16 kids ages 1 to 5 waiting for a heart in the Region 5.
There are 4 one to five year old kids matching Mason's blood type of A+ in Region 5.