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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 death N %
Endocarditis 352 46.7
Septicemia 87 11.5
Other infection 21 2.8
Cardiovascular/circulatory diseasea 123 16.3
Neoplasm/blood diseasea 48 6.4
Psychiatric diseasea 30 4.0
Digestive tract diseasea 25 3.3
Endocrinological diseasea 18 2.4
Musculoskeletal/Connective tissue diseasea 17 2.7
External causes/Accidents 12 1.6
Congenital malformations 6 0.8
Respiratory tract diseasea 6 0.8
Nervous system diseasea 3 0.4
Skin/Subcutaneous tissue diseasea 3 0.4
Genitourinary diseasea 3 0.4
  1. aExcluding infections