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Table 2 Primary disease causing ESRD

From: Effect of electronic patient record use on mortality in End Stage Renal Disease, a model chronic disease: retrospective analysis of 9 years of prospectively collected data

  All Units (%) USRDS* (%)
Diabetes mellitus Type 1 (juvenile) 4.0 6.3
Diabetes mellitus Type 1I (adult onset or unspecified) 32.4 29.5
Glomerulonephritis 14.6 15.7
Hypertension 24.2 22.3
Systemic lupus erythematosus 1.9 1.9
Polycystic kidney disease 4.2 4.2
AIDS nephropathy 1.9 0.6
Neoplasm (renal and urological), myeloma, amyloidosis 1.6 0.9
Hydronephrosis, obstruction, infection 2.9 4.6
  1. *USRDS data are prevalence of all ESRD patients for the years 1998–2005 combined.