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Table 1 Summary of chronic dialysis therapy in 2014

From: Annual Dialysis Data Report 2014, JSDT Renal Data Registry (JRDR)

Number of facilities   4330 facilities (increase of 62 facilities, 1.5% increase)  
Equipment Number of bedside consoles 131,555 units (increase of 3405 units, 2.7% increase)  
Capacity Capacity for simultaneous HD treatments 129,860 treatments (increase of 3600 patients, 2.9% increase)  
  Maximum capacity 432,433 patients (increase of 10,272 patientns, 2.4% increase)  
Prevalent dialysis patients Daytime 269,393 patients (84.1%)   
Nighttime 41,271 patients (12.9%)   
Home HD 529 patients (0.2%)   
PD 9255 patients (2.9%)   
Total prevalent dialysis patients 320,448 patients (100.0%) (increase of 6010 patients)  
Adjusted prevalent patient count (pmp) 2517.3 patients (increase of 47.2 patients)   
Number of PD + HD patientsa 1913 patients    
Number of non-PD + catheter patientsb 278 patients    
Number of PD dropout patientsc 193 patients    
Incident dialysis patients 38,327 patients (increase of 232 patients, 0.6% increase)  
Deceased patients in 2014 30,707 patients (increase of 44 patients, 0.1% decrease)  
The above data were obtained from the facility survey.
Dialysis vintage (years) Male Female Unspecified Total (%)
0, <5 98,411 47,674 0 146,085 (47.1)
5, <10 49,893 27,969 0 77,862 (25.1)
10, <15 24,330 15,702 0 40,032 (12.9)
15, <20 12,178 9035 0 21,213 (6.8)
20, <25 6368 5434 0 11,802 (3.8)
25, <30 3450 3101 0 6551 (2.1)
30, <35 2091 1869 0 3960 (1.3)
35 1359 1158 0 2517 (0.8)
Subtotal 198,080 111,942 0 310,022 (100.0)
Unknown/no information available 61 25   86  
Total 198,141 111,967 0 310,108  
Longest dialysis vintage   46 years and 6 months    
The above data were obtained from the patient survey.
  1. aPD + HD patients: Patients treated by the combination of PD and HD, HDF, hemoadsorption, or hemofiltration (excluding those who underwent only peritoneal lavage)
  2. bNon-PD + catheter patients: Patients who did not undergo PD despite having a peritoneal catheter but underwent HD, HDF, hemoadsorption, or hemofiltration (including those who underwent only peritoneal lavage)
  3. cPD dropout patients: Incident PD patients who changed a dialysis modality during 2014
  4. pmp per million population