Table 3

Sepsis attributed deaths, stratified by infection subgroup.

    State-Level Mortality


Infection Subgroup

Minimum

(deaths/100,000)

Maximum

(deaths/100,000)

Median (IQR)

(deaths/100,000)


Respiratory

23.9

47.6

35.3 (33.0 - 39.3)

Septicemia

3.6

26.0

14.0 (8.6 - 19.3)

Abdominal/Gastrointestinal

3.1

8.0

4.9 (4.2 - 5.6)

Kidney/Genitourinary

0.2

0.9

0.4 (0.3 - 0.6)

Cardiac

0.6

1.8

0.9 (0.8 - 0.9)

Neurological

0.2

0.5

0.3 (0.3 - 0.4)

Other

3.2

56.0

6.1 (4.3 - 9.6)


State-level mortality per 100,000 persons ages ≥ 15 years, United States, 1999-2005. Includes contiguous United States and District of Columbia.

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

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