National ESRD Census Data

National ESRD Data as of December 31, 2022:

The 18 ESRD Networks serve 7,790 dialysis centers and 229 transplant centers in the United States and its territories.

As of December 31, 2022, the facilities above were treating 517,524 patients on dialysis and 273,364 patients with a functioning kidney transplant in the US.

Of those patients receiving dialysis, 435,816 receive in-center hemodialysis, 78,690 receive dialysis at home, and 3,018 receive dialysis in a nursing home or skilled nursing facility.

When using this data, we ask you to use the following citation:

The National Forum of ESRD Networks. Quarterly National ESRD Census Advocating for the organizations that monitor the quality of chronic kidney disease, dialysis and kidney transplant care in the USA. Date of data release, as of [add data release date here]. Accessed date [add access date here].


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