Table 1

Deaths that are definitely associated with sepsis, by underlying cause of death and comparison with all deaths, occurring in England 2001–2010 excluding neonatal deaths

ICD-10 codesICD-10 chapterSepsis deathsAll deathsPercentage of sepsis-associated deaths in chapterPercentage of all deaths in chapter that are sepsis associated
A00-B99Infectious diseases262965354311.749.1
C00-D48Neoplasms30210130715513.42.3
D50-D89Diseases of the blood169696100.817.6
E00-E90Endocrine diseases6995694833.110.1
F00-F99Mental and behavioural disorders18991501220.81.3
G00-G99Nervous system diseases31991497731.42.1
H00-H59Eye diseases401120.035.7
H60-H95Ear diseases532060.025.7
I00-I99Circulatory diseases25803170876611.51.5
J00-J99Respiratory diseases3458165496015.45.3
K00-K93Digestive diseases3155023496014.013.4
L00-L99Skin diseases12251161905.575.7
M00-M99Musculoskeletal diseases5215416172.312.5
N00-N99Genitourinary diseases400909698817.841.3
O00-O99Pregnancy414290.09.6
P00-P96Perinatal period37219580.219.0
Q00-Q99Congenital abnormalities568115450.34.9
R00-R99Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings171095420.00.0
V01-Y98, U50.9External causes38491621391.72.4
Total2247254800260100.04.7
  • ICD-10, International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision.