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Table 12 Prevalent 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 (%) 93,347 (29.8) 66.90 12.46
Chronic pyelonephritis (%) 2935 (0.9) 65.62 13.84
RPGN (%) 2478 (0.8) 69.23 12.93
PIH (%) 1545 (0.5) 65.06 10.23
Unclassified nephritis (%) 1405 (0.4) 61.33 16.85
PKD (%) 11,256 (3.6) 65.16 11.37
Nephrosclerosis (%) 29,805 (9.5) 74.25 11.74
Hypertensive emergencies (%) 2618 (0.8) 64.04 14.88
Diabetes (%) 120,278 (38.4) 67.52 11.33
Lupus nephritis (%) 2227 (0.7) 61.64 13.68
Amyloidosis (%) 462 (0.1) 68.19 11.35
Gout (%) 1075 (0.3) 67.76 11.37
Inborn errors of metabolism (%) 274 (0.1) 49.53 17.23
Tuberculosis (%) 195 (0.1) 73.25 8.86
Urolithiasis (%) 581 (0.2) 70.89 11.13
Neoplasm of kidney and urinary tract (%) 910 (0.3) 72.35 10.55
Urinary tract obstruction (%) 730 (0.2) 64.08 16.36
Myeloma (%) 291 (0.1) 70.76 10.83
Hypoplastic kidney (%) 660 (0.2) 45.40 19.35
Undetermined (%) 29,897 (9.5) 69.98 13.12
Rejected kidney (%) 2183 (0.7) 56.77 12.54
Others (%) 8044 (2.6) 66.17 15.45
Subtotal (%) 313,196 (100.0) 67.86 12.49
No information available 21 70.52 11.36
Total 313,217 67.86 12.49
  1. The above data were obtained from the patient survey