Septicemia is the 10th leading cause of death among older adults in the United States; its mortality rate has steadily increased over the past decades.
Little is known about factors which predispose to septicemia mortality in the elderly.
The authors investigated risk factors for septicemia-associated mortality in 10,269 older adults as part of a longitudinal study of three communities (East Boston, MA; New Haven, CT; and Iowa and Washington Counties, IA).
During 6 years of followup, 177 persons (3.2 per 1, 000 person-years) had septicemia ICD9 038 (International Classification of Diseases, ninth revision) reported on their death certificate.
Mots-clés Pascal : Septicémie, Vieillard, Homme, Iowa, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Mortalité, Epidémiologie, Facteur risque, Etude longitudinale, Connecticut, Maryland
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Septicemia, Elderly, Human, Iowa, United States, North America, America, Mortality, Epidemiology, Risk factor, Follow up study, Connecticut, Maryland
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Cote : 93-0600354
Code Inist : 002B05A02. Création : 199406.