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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Sepsis Consequences for Patient Health Infographic - Alternative Text

​Sepsis Consequences for Patient Health

Mortality Rates for Patients with Sepsis

Patient HealthDie in the hospital or
within one
week of discharge
Die within three years
after hospitalization
No Sepsis5%40%
Non-Severe Sepsis10%60%
Septic Shock40%75%


  • This page last reviewed: February 14, 2020