Table 1

Infection-attributed deaths and corresponding infection subgroups.

Cause of Death Category

ICD-9 Codes

ICD-10 Codes

Infection Subgroup


Salmonella infections

002-003

A01-A02

Abdominal

Shigellosis and amebiasis

004, 006

A03, A06

Abdominal

Certain other intestinal infections

007-009

A04, A07-A09

Abdominal

Respiratory tuberculosis

010-012

A16

Respiratory

Other tuberculosis

013-018

A17-A19

Respiratory

Whooping cough

33

A37

Respiratory

Scarlet fever and erysipelas

034.1-035

A38, A46

Other

Meningococcal infection

36

A39

Neurological

Septicemia

38

A40-A41

Septicemia

Syphilis

090-097

A50-A53

Kidney/Genitourinary

Acute poliomyelitis

45

A80

Other

Arthropod-borne viral encephalitis

062-064

A83-A84, A85.2

Neurological

Measles

55

B05

Other

Viral hepatitis

70

B15-B19

Abdominal

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease

042-044

B20-B24

Other

Malaria

84

B50-B54

Other

Other and unspecified infectious and parasitic diseases and their sequelae

001, 005, 020-032, 037, 039-041, 046-054, 056-061, 065-066, 071-083, 085-088, 098-134, 136-139, 771.3

A00, A05, A20-A36, A42-A44, A48-A49, A54-A79, A81-A82, A85.0-A85.1, A85.8, A86-B04, B06-B09, B25-B49, B55-B99

Other

Meningitis

320-322

G00, G03

Neurological

Acute and subacute endocarditis

421

I33

Cardiac

Diseases of pericardium and acute myocarditis

420, 422-423

I30-I31, I40

Cardiac

Influenza

487

J10-J11

Respiratory

Pneumonia

480-486

J12-J18

Respiratory

Acute bronchitis and bronchiolitis

466

J20-J21

Respiratory

Unspecified acute lower respiratory infection

---

J22

Respiratory

Pneumonitis due to solids and liquids

507

J69

Respiratory

Diseases of Additional File 1 - Appendices

540-543

K35-K38

Abdominal

Cholelithiasis and other disorders of gallbladder

574-575

K80-K82

Abdominal

Infections of kidney

590

N10-N12, N13.6, N15.1

Kidney/Genitourinary

Inflammatory diseases of female pelvic organs

614-616

N70-N76

Kidney/Genitourinary


Sepsis-attributed deaths defined as deaths due to infection. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) uses 113 causes of death categories to classify each death. Adopted from "NCHS 113 Selected Causes of Death"[31].

Wang et al. International Journal of Health Geographics 2010 9:9   doi:10.1186/1476-072X-9-9

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