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Table 3 Underlying Causes of Deaths Associated With Infective Endocarditis in Finland during 2004–2016

From: Occurrence of fatal infective endocarditis: a population-based study in Finland

Underlying cause of deathN%
Endocarditis35246.7
Septicemia8711.5
Other infection212.8
Cardiovascular/circulatory diseasea12316.3
Neoplasm/blood diseasea486.4
Psychiatric diseasea304.0
Digestive tract diseasea253.3
Endocrinological diseasea182.4
Musculoskeletal/Connective tissue diseasea172.7
External causes/Accidents121.6
Congenital malformations60.8
Respiratory tract diseasea60.8
Nervous system diseasea30.4
Skin/Subcutaneous tissue diseasea30.4
Genitourinary diseasea30.4
  1. aExcluding infections