Table 2.

Withdrawals per 100 patient-years of dialysis and withdrawal as a cause of death

YearTotal Withdrawals (n)Withdrawal Rate per 100 Patient-Years of Dialysis (%)Withdrawal as Cause of Death (%)a
20012331.57.9
20023031.89.9
20033762.211.8
20044412.413.8
20055432.816.1
20065382.715.4
20076573.218.4
20086603.118.3
20096673.019.5
  • a Date of death not available in 25% of patients who withdrew from dialysis.