Deaths involving sepsis in Canada - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 82-624-X201600114308


This article explores deaths in Canada that involved sepsis, a serious medical condition caused by an overwhelming immune response to an infection. Sepsis-associated mortality rates are presented over time and by sex, age and underlying cause of death. The article uses multiple-causes-of-death data from the Canadian Vital Statistics – Death Database. Data from the years 2000 to 2011 are used when discussing changes over time.

Issue Number: 2016001
Author(s): Alam, Sarah; Navaneelan, Tanya; Peters, Paul; Phillips, Owen

Main Product: Health at a Glance

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