Table 2.

Summary of dialysis therapy in Japan as of 2017 (summarized from ref. 1)

Patient BackgroundsPrevalent PatientsIncident Patients
Age, yr68.4±12.569.7±13.4
Sex, men/women208,870 (65.0%)/112,648 (35.0%)26,677 (68.8%)/12,109 (31.2%)
Diabetes as the primary diagnosis of ESKD125,247 (39.0%)16,492 (42.5%)