Table 4

Deaths definitely associated with sepsis, excluding neonatal deaths, compared with all deaths by place of death in England 2001–2010

Place of deathSepsis-associated deaths (number (%))All deaths (number (%))Sepsis-associated deaths (% of all deaths in location)
Care home10 165 (4.5)865 755 (18.0)1.2
Elsewhere315 (0.1)96 632 (2.0)0.3
Home3495 (1.5)915 919 (19.1)0.4
Hospice609 (0.3)232 899 (4.9)0.3
Hospital211 695 (93.4)2 669 925 (55.6)7.9
Other communal establishment268 (0.1)19 131 (0.4)1.4
Total226 547 (100)4 800 261 (100)4.7