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Table 1 Summary of chronic dialysis therapy in Japan, 2018*

From: Annual dialysis data report for 2018, JSDT Renal Data Registry: survey methods, facility data, incidence, prevalence, and mortality

Number of surveyed facilities 4458 facilities (increase of 45 facilities,1.0% increase)
Number of responded facilities 4402 facilities (increase of 42 facilities,1.0% increase)
Capacity Number of bedside consoles 139,887 units (increase of 2639 units,1.9% increase)
Capacity for simultaneous HD treatments 138,155 treatments (increase of 2519 patients,1.9% increase)
Maximum capacity 458,597 patients (increase of 7759 patients, 1.7% increase)
Prevalent dialysis patients 339,841 patients (increase of 5336 patients, 1.6% increase)
  Outpatients Inpatients Total
 Hemodialysis Hemodialysis (HD) 177,718 (57.6) 24,704 (79.4) 202,422 (59.6)
Hemodiafiltration (HDF) 119,959 (38.9) 5,834 (18.8) 125,793 (37.0)
Hemofiltration (HF) 11 (0.0) 3 (0.0) 14 (0.0)
Blood adsorption dialysis 1401 (0.5 ) 46 (0.1) 1,447 (0.4)
Home hemodialysis 703 (0.2 ) 17 (0.1) 720 (0.2)
 Peritoneal dialysis PD only 7140 (2.3) 442 (1.4) 7,582 (2.2)
PD + HD 1/week 1583 (0.5) 38 (0.1) 1,621 (0.5)
PD + HD 2/week 136 (0.0) 6 (0.0) 142 (0.0)
PD + HD 3/week 26 (0.0) 4 (0.0) 30 (0.0)
PD + HD other frequencies 68 (0.0) 2 (0.0) 70 (0.0)
Subtotal 8953 (2.9) 492 (1.6) 9,445 (2.8)
Total 308,745 (100.0) 31,096 (100.0 ) 339,841 (100.0)
Per million of general population 2687.7 patients (increase of 47.7 patients)
Patients count in the night shift 31544 patients  
Incident dialysis patients 40,468 patients (decrease of 491 patients,1.2% decrease)
 Incident hemodialysis patients (including HDF) 38,175 patients  
 Incident peritoneal dialysis patients 2293 patients  
Deceased patients 33,863 patients (increase of 1331 patients, 4.0% increase)
  1. PD + HD patients patients treated by the combination of PD and HD, HDF hemoadsorption, or hemofiltration (excluding those who underwent only peritoneal lavage)
  2. *The above data were obtained from the facility survey.