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Table 17 Incident dialysis patient distribution, by cause of death and age, 2015

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

Cause of death < 65 65 ≤, < 75 75 ≤, < 85 85 ≤ Subtotal Unspecified No information available Total
Heart failure (%) 50 (19.8) 102 (20.7) 235 (26.9) 147 (27.2) 534 (24.7)    534 (24.7)
Cerebrovascular disorder (%) 14 (5.6) 41 (8.3) 51 (5.8) 18 (3.3) 124 (5.7)    124 (5.7)
Infectious disease (%) 59 (23.4) 118 (23.9) 218 (25.0) 162 (30.0) 557 (25.8)    557 (25.8)
Hemorrhage (%) 5 (2.0) 10 (2.0) 12 (1.4) 10 (1.9) 37 (1.7)    37 (1.7)
Malignant tumors (%) 44 (17.5) 78 (15.8) 86 (9.9) 28 (5.2) 236 (10.9)    236 (10.9)
Cachexia/uremia (%) 11 (4.4) 17 (3.4) 42 (4.8) 36 (6.7) 106 (4.9)    106 (4.9)
Cardiac infarction (%) 8 (3.2) 16 (3.2) 23 (2.6) 14 (2.6) 61 (2.8)    61 (2.8)
Potassium poisoning/sudden death (%) 6 (2.4) 7 (1.4) 14 (1.6) 4 (0.7) 31 (1.4)    31 (1.4)
Other causes (%) 32 (12.7) 63 (12.8) 126 (14.4) 93 (17.2) 314 (14.6)    314 (14.5)
Unspecified (%) 23 (9.1) 41 (8.3) 66 (7.6) 28 (5.2) 158 (7.3) 1 (100.0)   159 (7.4)
Subtotal (%) 252 (100.0) 493 (100.0) 873 (100.0) 540 (100.0) 2158 (100.0) 1 (100.0)   2159 (100.0)
No information available 1   1 1 3    3
Total 253 493 874 541 2161 1   2162
  1. The above data were obtained from the patient survey