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Table 19 Causes of death during the incident year, 1990–2015

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

Cause of death 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
Cardiac failure 32.3 33.4 32.6 32.3 30.0 26.9 22.6 23.4 24.4 23.3 22.8 26.0 24.6
Infectious disease 14.1 15.7 12.6 14.2 14.5 16.6 18.7 17.8 18.3 19.8 19.7 19.4 21.1
Cerebrovascular disease 10.8 9.5 8.8 8.9 8.6 9.5 8.2 9.2 7.4 7.1 7.3 8.2 7.4
Malignant tumor 8.6 7.4 7.5 7.5 8.4 7.8 9.1 9.0 6.4 8.3 9.2 9.3 9.3
Cardiac infarction 3.8 4.6 4.5 3.7 5.6 5.5 5.2 6.0 5.1 5.1 4.8 5.2 5.3
Cause of death 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Cardiac failure 23.9 23.3 24.3 22.8 23.2 24.1 21.8 24.9 25.0 25.5 23.8 23.8 24.7
Infectious disease 23.8 23.6 23.7 26.4 24.2 25.2 26.1 26.5 24.5 25.7 26.0 25.8 25.8
Cerebrovascular disease 7.6 6.3 6.5 5.9 5.5 5.1 5.4 4.8 5.4 5.2 6.1 4.5 5.7
Malignant tumor 9.5 9.1 9.4 10.4 10.3 9.8 10.4 12.5 11.6 10.6 12.1 11.4 10.9
Cardiac infarction 4.2 3.8 3.8 3.2 3.5 2.8 3.5 3.0 3.5 2.8 3.0 3.3 2.8
  1. The above data were obtained from the patient survey