Table 1.

Demographics of incident patients receiving KRT in Australia (2017) (5)

CharacteristicN (%)
Incident patients on KRT, n (pmp)3056 (124)
Age, yr
 0–1437 (1)
 15–2479 (3)
 25–34155 (5)
 35–44270 (9)
 45–54492 (16)
 55–64734 (24)
 65–74751 (25)
 75–84485 (16)
 ≥8553 (2)
Male1899 (62)
Primary renal disease
 Diabetic nephropathy1159 (38)
 GN523 (17)
 Hypertension380 (12)
 Polycystic disease203 (7)
 Reflux nephropathy72 (2)
 Other413 (14)
 Unknown/not reported306 (10)
Diabetic status
 Type 1179 (6)
 Type 21357 (44)
 No1467 (48)
 Not reported53 (2)
Smoking status
 Current326 (11)
 Former1085 (36)
 Never1508 (49)
 Not reported137 (4)
Vascular disease
 Coronary artery disease900 (29)
 Peripheral vascular disease442 (14)
 Cerebrovascular disease234 (8)
 Chronic lung disease313 (10)
  • pmp, rate per million population.