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Table 2 Prevalence and mortality rates of patients defined by 1992 ACCP/SCCM and 2003 SCCM/ESICM/ACCP/ATS/SIS sepsis definitions.

From: Different patient case mix by applying the 2003 SCCM/ESICM/ACCP/ATS/SIS sepsis definitions instead of the 1992 ACCP/SCCM sepsis definitions in surgical patients: a retrospective observational study

  ACCP/SCCM 1992 SCCM/ESICM/ACCP/ATS/SIS 2003
Score Number Dead Mortality(%) Number Dead Mortality(%)
No infection, no SIRS 115 0 0 9 1 11
SIRS 184 7 4 137 5 4
Severe SIRS 97 7 7 191 4 2
SIRS shock 64 14 22 123 18 15
Total SIRS group 460 28 6 460 28 6
Infection, no sepsis 13 0 0 0 0 0
Sepsis 51 4 8 16 2 13
Severe sepsis 56 2 4 61 2 3
Septic shock 162 43 27 205 45 22
Total sepsis group 282 49 17 282 49 17
Total patients 742 77 10 742 77 10
  1. SIRS = systemic inflammatory response syndrome, ACCP/SCCM = American College of Chest Physicians/Society of Critical Care Medicine, SCCM/ESICM/ACCP/ATS/SIS = Society of Critical Care Medicine/European Society of Critical Care Medicine/American College of Chest Physicians/American Thoracic Society, Surgical Infection Society.