CORR Incident End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Patients by Primary Diagnosis

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Query reference

PROC17 — ESKD Diagnosis

Sheet name

Canadian Organ Replacement Register (CORR) — Incident End-Stage Kidney Disease (ESKD) Patients by Diagnosis at the Start of Treatment

Data source

Canadian Organ Replacement Register, Incident ESKD patients, 2005 to 2014, Canadian Institute for Health Information.

Methodology notes

Data from Quebec was not included in this table because of significant under-reporting between 2011 and 2014.

Year refers to calendar year.

The number of patients includes recipients of dialysis and pre-emptive transplant.

Patients with a missing diagnosis will be classified as UNKNOWN.

Pre-emptive kidney transplantations are not performed in each province.

Data quality notes

CORR is a longitudinal database, following patients over time. Reporting centres may submit changes/updates for any particular year on an ongoing basis. As a result, data is subject to change and may differ from previously published reports.

An overview of under-reporting of incident ESKD cases can be found in Data Quality Documentation for Users: Canadian Organ Replacement Register, 2005 to 2014 Data.

Contact details

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    Last updated: January 14, 2016

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