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Table 11 Incident dialysis patient distribution, by primary disease, 2015

From: Annual Dialysis Data Report 2015, JSDT Renal Data Registry

Primary disease Total Mean age S.D.
Chronic glomerulonephritis (%) 6232 (16.9) 68.77 14.37
Chronic pyelonephritis (%) 256 (0.7) 67.56 15.69
RPGN (%) 463 (1.3) 73.12 12.13
PIH (%) 30 (0.1) 62.60 13.63
Unclassified nephritis (%) 141 (0.4) 67.42 16.08
PKD (%) 939 (2.6) 62.50 13.69
Nephrosclerosis (%) 5225 (14.2) 75.33 11.31
Hypertensive emergencies (%) 296 (0.8) 63.61 17.74
Diabetes (%) 16,072 (43.7) 67.29 12.21
Lupus nephritis (%) 269 (0.7) 63.76 14.35
Amyloidosis (%) 112 (0.3) 69.72 10.61
Gout (%) 83 (0.2) 62.70 14.38
Inborn errors of metabolism (%) 19 (0.1) 48.37 23.20
Tuberculosis (%) 9 (0.0) 81.00 8.49
Urolithiasis (%) 76 (0.2) 71.75 12.14
Neoplasm of kidney and urinary tract (%) 177 (0.5) 72.74 10.38
Urinary tract obstruction (%) 104 (0.3) 68.98 13.56
Myeloma (%) 142 (0.4) 71.73 9.87
Hypoplastic kidney (%) 51 (0.1) 45.47 26.79
Undetermined (%) 4473 (12.2) 72.04 13.38
Rejected kidney (%) 216 (0.6) 55.67 15.07
Others (%) 1411 (3.8) 69.68 14.96
Subtotal (%) 36,796 (100.0) 69.20 13.39
No information available 1 74.00  
Total 36,797 69.20 13.39
  1. The above data were obtained from the patient survey