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Table 2 Changes in the number of dialysis consoles, 1966–2016

From: Annual Dialysis Data Report 2016, JSDT Renal Data Registry

  1966 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983
Number of bedside consoles 48 105 206 606 1575 3022 4986 5515 7246 9204 10,545 12,569 16,519 18,963 21,032 22,939 24,474
Year/year 57 101 400 969 1447 1964 529 1731 1958 1341 2024 3950 2444 2069 1907 1535
  1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Number of bedside consoles 26,558 28,715 30,846 33,527 36,447 34,099 40,723 45,682 49,650 53,262 58,561 59,715 63,742 66,880 69,733 75,448 79,709
Year/year 2084 2157 2131 2681 2920 -2348 6624 4959 3968 3612 5299 1154 4027 3138 2853 5715 4261
  2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  
Number of bedside consoles 83,914 89,070 92,710 97,366 100,552 104,382 108,583 111,998 114,979 118,622 121,863 125,003 128,150 131,555 133,538 135,211  
Year/year 4205 5156 3640 4656 3186 3830 4201 3415 2981 3643 3241 3140 3147 3405 1983 1673  
  1. The low response rate in 1989 caused a dip in facility or dialysis machine numbers. The above data were obtained from the patient survey
  2. Abbreviations: year/year compared with the previous year