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Table 2 Comparison of the number of transplant patients. Likelihood of renal transplantation has been much higher among these islands

From: What has changed in kidney transplantation in small islands in Japan? Experience in our center

  Tokunoshima Okinoerabu Japan
Population 27,000 13,700 127,799,000
HD patients 43 39 304,592
Renal transplant patients 16 9 1276
  1. An Overview of Regular Dialysis Treatment in Japan (As of 31 December 2011)
  2. Factbook2011: The Japan Society for Transplantation