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Brazilian Society of Nephrology Dialysis Census 2010


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Sociedade Brasileira de Nefrologia Censo de Diálise 2010
Brazil (BRA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2010 - 12/2010
Series or system 
Brazilian Society of Nephrology Dialysis Census
Data type
Disease registry:
  • Health facility

Each year, the Brazilian Society of Nephrology (SBN) conducts a census on patients with chronic kidney disease undergoing dialysis. Data is provided voluntarily by registered dialysis centers.

In 2010, the survey obtained responses from 340 out of 638 dialysis centers, and received data on approximately 49,000 patients. The report provides numbers of patients by type of dialysis and payment source, as well as estimated national numbers of patients on dialysis for 2000 to 2010.