Table 3

Comorbidities mentioned on the death certificates of deaths definitely associated with sepsis, excluding neonatal deaths, in England 2001–2010

Number of deathsPercentage of all sepsis-associated deaths
Cancer3772716.8
Diabetes210869.4
Congestive heart failure99574.4
Chronic renal failure126115.6
Chronic lower respiratory Diseases136666.1
Hypertension93754.2
Chronic liver disease60332.7
HIV2980.1
Chronic alcohol abuse37191.7