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Table 4 Changes in the RRT population and the proportion of dialysis patients on home dialysis, 2009–2012

From: Taking hospital treatments home: a mixed methods case study looking at the barriers and success factors for home dialysis treatment and the influence of a target on uptake rates

Region RRT Population Year
   2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
West Midlands (7 Trusts) Total RRT population 4490 4740 4983 5113 5315 5434
 % patients transplanted 38.3 38.4 38.2 39.0 39.7 40.0
 % patients under 65* 62.6 62.6 62.4 62.1
 % patients from BME groups 23.2 23.7 24.0 24.7 25.1 25.4
Total on dialysis 2769 2922 3078 3120 3204 3259
Number of on-home dialysis 552 538 534 586 667 740
% dialysis patients at home 19.9 18.4 17.3 18.8 20.8 22.7
Rest of England (45 Trusts) Total RRT population 33124 34736 35979 37547 39350 40642
 % patients transplanted 47.8 48.2 48.7 49.8 50.6 51.4
 % patients under 65a 66.4 66.0 64.9 64.2
 % patients from BME groups 19.1 20.1 20.5 21.2 21.7 22.2
Total on dialysis 17277 17991 18466 18858 19450 19734
Number of on-home dialysis 3576 3468 3330 3356 3359 3438
% dialysis patients at home 20.7 19.3 18.0 17.8 17.3 17.4
  1. aData not available
  2. Source: Renal Registry Annual Reports [15, 2326]