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Table 7 Number of deaths from specific causes per 1000 dialysis patients in 2011 compared with previous year

From: Survey of dialysis therapy during the Great East Japan Earthquake Disaster and recommendations for dialysis therapy preparation in case of future disasters

  Total deaths (%) Heart failure (%) Cerebral vascular (%) Infection (%) Malignancy (%) Disaster (%)
Iwate 102.7 113.8 99.3 72.5 78.7 827.3
Miyagi 114.7 106.3 101.0 129.6 59.7 1645.6
Fukushima 117.0 126.0 103.8 104.2 80.3 169.2
Three prefectures in Tohoku 112.3 115.2 101.6 102.4 71.6 887.9
Four prefectures in Shikoku 101.8 89.9 91.3 114.7 124.0 227.8
Entire country 103.5 102.0 98.1 103.7 96.1 166.1