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Table 20 Major causes of death, 1983–2015

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

Cause of death 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Cardiac failure 30.3 30.5 31.3 33.2 32.7 36.5 33.4 30.4 30.5 31.1 29.9 28.2 25.4 24.1 23.9 24.1 24.3
Infectious disease 11.0 11.5 11.5 12.0 12.0 12.2 11.7 11.6 12.1 11.3 12.2 12.6 13.8 14.6 14.9 15.0 16.3
Cerebrovascular disease 14.2 15.4 14.2 14.0 14.2 12.9 13.2 13.9 13.7 13.6 13.5 14.1 13.5 12.9 12.6 12.1 11.3
Malignant tumor 7.7 6.9 6.4 6.9 5.8 6.9 7.6 8.2 7.6 7.1 7.4 7.3 7.2 7.7 8.1 7.7 7.6
Cardiac infarction 5.3 4.8 5.3 6.1 6.0 5.4 5.3 5.8 5.8 5.8 5.7 7.1 7.5 7.4 8.4 7.9 7.4
Cause of death 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015  
Cardiac failure 23.2 25.5 25.1 25.0 25.1 25.8 24.9 24.0 23.7 23.6 27.0 26.6 27.2 26.8 26.3 26.0  
Infectious disease 16.6 16.3 15.9 18.5 18.8 19.2 19.9 18.9 19.9 20.7 20.3 20.3 20.4 20.8 20.9 22.0  
Cerebrovascular disease 11.3 11.6 11.2 10.7 10.6 9.8 9.4 8.9 8.6 8.4 8.1 7.7 7.5 7.2 7.1 6.6  
Malignant tumor 8.3 8.5 8.5 8.5 9.0 9.0 9.2 9.2 9.2 9.4 9.8 9.1 9.1 9.4 9.0 9.3  
Cardiac infarction 7.0 7.4 7.4 6.2 5.4 5.1 4.4 4.4 4.1 4.0 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.3 4.3 4.3  
  1. The above data were obtained from the patient survey