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Table 1 Primary infection site responsible for the sepsis

From: Characteristics, treatments, and outcomes of severe sepsis of 3195 ICU-treated adult patients throughout Japan during 2011–2013

  Without shock With shock Total
n = 2111 n = 1084 n = 3195
Abdomen 661 (31 %) 371 (34 %) 1032 (32 %)
Lung/thorax 575 (27 %) 252 (23 %) 827 (26 %)
Urinary tract 349 (17 %) 160 (15 %) 509 (16 %)
Bone/soft tissue 251 (12 %) 123 (11 %) 374 (12 %)
Cardiovascular system 54 (3 %) 14 (1 %) 68 (2 %)
Central nervous system 44 (2 %) 19 (2 %) 63 (2 %)
Catheter-related 23 (1 %) 21 (2 %) 44 (1 %)
Other 37 (2 %) 23 (2 %) 60 (2 %)
Unknown 117 (6 %) 101 (9 %) 218 (7 %)
  1. Data are expressed as number (percent)