Prediction curve of prevalence and number of dialysis patients in China from 2013 to 2025. Note: The age- and sex-standardized prevalence was calculated by the direct method using the 2010 national population census data. The numbers and columns in the figure show predicted prevalence and predicted number of patients using the grey Verhulst model, respectively. Abbreviation: PMP, per million population.
Figure 3 from "Estimation of Prevalence of Kidney Disease Treated With Dialysis in China: A Study of Insurance Claims Data" by Yang et al, AJKD © 2021 by the National Kidney Foundation, Inc.