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Table 18 Deceased patient distribution, by causes 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 (%) 776 (22.0) 1960 (24.8) 2905 (26.2) 1901 (29.0) 7542 (26.0) 2 (18.2)   7544 (26.0)
Cerebrovascular disorder (%) 400 (11.3) 568 (7.2) 666 (6.0) 282 (4.3) 1916 (6.6)    1916 (6.6)
Infectious disease (%) 567 (16.0) 1716 (21.7) 2576 (23.3) 1533 (23.4) 6392 (22.0) 1 (9.1)   6393 (22.0)
Hemorrhage (%) 60 (1.7) 122 (1.5) 162 (1.5) 77 (1.2) 421 (1.4)    421 (1.4)
Malignant tumors (%) 377 (10.7) 911 (11.5) 1004 (9.1) 425 (6.5) 2717 (9.4)    2717 (9.3)
Cachexia/uremia (%) 72 (2.0) 248 (3.1) 521 (4.7) 498 (7.6) 1339 (4.6)    1339 (4.6)
Cardiac infarction (%) 215 (6.1) 392 (5.0) 452 (4.1) 186 (2.8) 1245 (4.3)    1245 (4.3)
Potassium poisoning/sudden death (%) 181 (5.1) 225 (2.9) 240 (2.2) 102 (1.6) 748 (2.6)    748 (2.6)
Other causes (%) 426 (12.1) 950 (12.0) 1465 (13.2) 929 (14.2) 3770 (13.0) 3 (27.3)   3774 (13.0)
Unspecified (%) 460 (13.0) 800 (10.1) 1078 (9.7) 625 (9.5) 2963 (10.2) 5 (45.5)   2968 (10.2)
Subtotal (%) 3534 (100.0) 7892 (100.0) 11,069 (100.0) 6558 (100.0) 29,053 (100.0) 11 (100.0)   29,064 (100.0)
No information available 3 6 8 8 25    25
Total 3537 7898 11,077 6566 29,078 11   29,089
  1. The above data were obtained from the patient survey