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Table 24 Facility distribution, by endotoxin concentration, 2006–2015

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

Endotoxin concentration in dialysis fluid (EU/ml) 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
< 0.001 (%) 817 (29.8) 1688 (53.0) 1865 (56.1) 2343 (62.1) 2549 (66.0) 2787 (70.7) 2963 (73.9) 3167 (77.6) 3268 (79.5)
0.001 ≤, < 0.05 (%) 1627 (59.2) 1295 (40.6) 933 (28.1) 1115 (29.6) 1042 (27.0) 938 (23.8) 849 (21.2) 759 (18.6) 718 (17.5)
0.05 ≤ (%) 302 (11.0) 203 (6.4) 527 (15.8) 314 (8.3) 271 (7.0) 216 (5.5) 195 (4.9) 153 (3.8) 123 (3.0)
Subtotal (%) 2746 (100.0) 3186 (100.0) 3325 (100.0) 3772 (100.0) 3862 (100.0) 3941 (100.0) 4007 (100.0) 4079 (100.0) 4109 (100.0)
Unspecified 215 253 105 112 197 148 164 131
No information available 1239 651 472 247 203 65 80 61 63
Total 3985 4052 4050 4124 4177 4203 4235 4304 4303
  1. The unit of endotoxin in the questionnaire has changed in 2008. The data of the year were omitted because of the potentially higher rate of erroneous results
  2. Values in parentheses under each figure represent the percentage relative to the total in each column