- The onset of 79.4% of Sepsis cases occurred outside of a hospital
- The majority of Sepsis admissions had recent interactions with a health care system prior to that admission
- 18% of Sepsis admissions were from a nursing home/skilled nursing facility4
Source: Wang HE, Shapiro NI, Griffin R, Safford MM, Judd S, Howard G. (2012) Chronic medical conditions and risk of sepsis.
4 Novosad, S. et.al. Epidemiology of Sepsis: Prevalence of Health Care Factors and Opportunities for Prevention, MMWR, 2016: 65