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Table 2 Sepsis attributed deaths, United States, 1999-2005

From: National variation in United States sepsis mortality: a descriptive study

State Sepsis-
Attributed Deaths
1999-2005
Population
2000
Crude
Sepsis-Attributed Mortality
(Annual Deaths per 100,000)
Age-Adjusted
Sepsis-Attributed
Mortality
(Annual Deaths per 100,000; 95% CI)
Minnesota 11,907 4,622,379 42.9 41.0 (40.2 - 41.8)
North Dakota 2,057 597,853 57.3 44.9 (42.7 - 47.1)
Alaska 853 568,616 25.0 46.0 (43.7 - 48.3)
New Hampshire 3,214 1,185,137 45.2 46.4 (44.8 - 48.0)
Oregon 9,624 3,283,846 48.8 46.5 (45.5 - 47.5)
Vermont 1,703 582,797 48.7 47.2 (44.9 - 49.5)
Nebraska 5,467 1,588,076 57.4 50.0 (48.6 - 51.4)
Wisconsin 16,520 5,050,218 54.5 50.3 (49.5 - 51.1)
Washington 16,229 5,610,002 48.2 50.9 (50.1 - 51.7)
Idaho 3,518 1,210,933 48.4 50.9 (49.3 - 52.6)
South Dakota 2,682 699,723 63.9 51.8 (49.6 - 54.0)
Montana 2,982 854,145 58.2 53.3 (51.3 - 55.3)
New Mexico 5,138 1,682,975 50.9 53.9 (52.5 - 55.3)
Iowa 11,605 2,738,125 70.6 55.7 (54.6 - 56.8)
Maine 4,653 1,232,075 62.9 55.9 (54.2 - 57.6)
California 94,587 31,544,211 50.0 55.9 (55.6 - 56.2)
Florida 64,486 15,830,981 67.9 56.5 (56.0 - 57.0)
Utah 5,075 2,000,507 42.3 56.7 (55.4 - 58.1)
Michigan 31,031 9,211,209 56.1 56.7 (56.1 - 57.3)
Colorado 11,276 4,115,392 45.7 56.8 (55.9 - 57.7)
Kansas 9,514 2,486,519 63.8 56.8 (55.6 - 58.0)
Hawaii 4,216 1,153,656 60.9 57.8 (56.0 - 59.6)
Wyoming 1,507 464,375 54.1 57.8 (55.0 - 60.7)
Rhode Island 4,199 1,001,684 69.9 59.7 (57.8 - 61.7)
Arizona 17,673 4,944,262 59.6 59.9 (59.0 - 60.8)
Ohio 41,051 10,560,870 64.8 61.7 (61.1 - 62.3)
Indiana 21,115 5,658,032 62.2 62.2 (61.4 - 63.0)
West Virginia 7,611 1,731,920 73.2 64.8 (63.3 - 66.4)
Texas 65,887 19,423,021 56.5 67.4 (66.9 - 67.9)
Missouri 23,510 5,256,289 74.5 69.1 (68.2 - 70.0)
Pennsylvania 58,013 11,622,733 83.2 69.3 (68.7 - 69.9)
Oklahoma 14,064 3,214,010 72.9 69.9 (68.7 - 71.1)
Illinois 48,771 11,518,522 70.6 71.0 (70.4 - 71.6)
Connecticut 15,634 3,210,413 81.2 71.3 (70.1 - 72.5)
Massachusetts 29,186 6,021,153 80.8 73.1 (72.2 - 74.0)
New York 81,756 17,824,477 76.4 73.9 (73.4 - 74.4)
Nevada 7,413 1,985,276 62.2 74.1 (72.6 - 75.7)
Kentucky 16,517 3,812,718 72.2 74.4 (73.3 - 75.5)
South Carolina 16,070 3,805,040 70.4 74.4 (73.3 - 75.5)
Virginia 27,345 6,779,988 67.2 75.8 (75.0 - 76.6)
North Carolina 33,061 7,708,376 71.5 76.3 (75.5 - 77.1)
Alabama 19,304 4,154,300 77.4 76.6 (75.5 - 77.7)
Arkansas 12,676 2,506,037 84.3 77.4 (76.0 - 78.8)
Delaware 3,445 749,403 76.6 77.6 (75.0 - 80.2)
Tennessee 24,539 5,391,291 75.9 78.3 (77.3 - 79.3)
New Jersey 39,688 7,930,108 83.4 79.4 (78.6 - 80.2)
Mississippi 12,820 2,603,847 82.1 83.7 (82.3 - 85.1)
Louisiana 19,143 4,076,687 78.3 83.7 (82.6 - 84.9)
Georgia 32,420 7,800,211 69.3 85.0 (84.2 - 85.8)
Maryland 24,753 5,011,312 82.3 88.6 (87.5 - 89.7)
District of Columbia 3,896 557,759 116.4 122.7 (119.0 - 126.5)
TOTAL 1,041,404 265,173,485 65.5 65.9 (65.8 - 66.0)
  1. Includes deaths due to an infection, age ≥ 15 years. Listed in order of ascending age-adjusted sepsis-attributed mortality. *Unreliable estimate due to limited African American population. Among state-level estimates, minimum 41.0 per 100,000, maximum 122.7 per 100,000, median 61.7 per 100,000 (interquartile range 53.9-74.4 per 100,000).