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Mean age evolution - Year of the 65-year-old - Retirements
Ages of Nephrologists - Dialysis - Transplantation
by Pr Hubert Nivet
(National survey realized in 2002 by Hubert Nivet and Claude Maingourd)
1 . Physicians involved in Nephrology were 1326 in December 2002, 22 per million inhabitants, with variation between regions from 14 to 29.
2. The mean age was 44.3 years in 1992 and 46.6 years in 2002. The population of nephrolgists grows old. There are 30 % of women.
3. Since 1999, nephrologists tend to retire before 65 years; before, they tried to go on beyond this limit.
4. From 2010 to 2029, 938 will reach 65 years, with an yearly mean of 47 and a peak of 64 in 2013. This must be compared to the number of 37 diplomas delivered in 2002 (see also Training)