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TABLE C-13
1996 VERMONT RESIDENT DEATHS
AGE-ADJUSTED RATES PER 100,000 POPULATION
                                                             COUNTY OF RESIDENCE BY 72 SELECTED CAUSES
                                                                          AGE-ADJUSTED RATES                                    CRUDE
                                                                                                                                DEATH
CAUSE OF DEATH(1)                             ADD   BEN   CAL   CHI   ESS   FRA   GI    LAM   ORG   ORL   RUT   WAS   WDM   WDR RATES
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SHIGELLOSIS AND AMEBIASIS                     0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0
CERTAIN OTHER INTESTINAL INFECTIONS           3.8   0.0   0.0   1.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   1.9   0.0   0.5
TUBERCULOSIS                                  0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   2.7   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.2
 TUBERCULOSIS OF RESPIRATORY SYSTEM           0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   2.7   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.2
 OTHER TUBERCULOSIS                           0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0
WHOOPING COUGH                                0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0
STREPTOCOCCAL SORE THROAT & SCARLATINA        0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0
MENINGOCOCCAL INFECTION                       0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0
SEPTICEMIA                                    2.8   4.6   6.2   9.6  11.5   7.8  14.1  14.8   3.9  10.6   6.6   1.5   1.9   1.5   5.9
ACUTE POLIOMYELITIS                           0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0
MEASLES                                       0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0
VIRAL HEPATITIS                               0.0   2.4   0.0   0.0   0.0   2.4   0.0   0.0   0.0   3.7   1.3   3.5   2.2   0.0   1.2
SYPHILIS                                      0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0
ALL OTHER INFECTIOUS AND PARASITIC DISEASES   0.0   3.1   7.0   6.6  12.1   7.2   0.0   5.1   0.0   0.0   7.6   6.5   6.9   3.5   5.3
MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                         219.4 208.3 161.4 207.0 187.4 222.2 183.4 186.6 166.1 222.8 210.4 184.1 247.8 203.2 204.5
 OF LIP, ORAL CAVITY AND PHARYNX              3.2   4.4   6.0   0.0   0.0   0.0  16.8   0.0   0.0   6.7   2.8   3.4   2.2   0.0   2.2
 OF DIGESTIVE ORGANS AND PERITONEUM          60.0  67.2  38.7  46.4  53.3  68.6  16.6  45.7  37.4  58.4  44.4  45.0  49.7  53.0  50.1
 OF RESPIRATORY AND INTRATHORACIC ORGANS     45.5  53.6  27.0  62.8  65.0  61.2  59.0  44.6  34.0  61.7  66.4  55.1  58.5  50.8  54.9
 OF BREAST                                   23.1  11.3  18.1  16.6  16.7   8.0   0.0  15.5  26.5  18.2  15.2  14.3  23.8  13.8  16.3
 OF GENITAL ORGANS                           35.5  15.6  33.3  17.1  27.9  18.7  31.8  25.6  30.3  23.9  22.1  23.0  22.7  41.6  24.8
 OF URINARY ORGANS                            6.6   9.4   0.0   6.9  11.5   8.0  14.1   4.9   3.6   3.5   5.3   9.6  14.2  11.9   7.8
 OF OTHER AND UNSPECIFIED SITES              18.7  28.0  15.7  30.6  13.0  36.4  16.8  30.1  15.3  26.4  28.9  12.6  55.7  23.0  27.2
 LEUKEMIA                                    13.0   9.7  15.9   8.2   0.0  10.4   0.0  15.1   3.8   6.6   5.4   8.0  10.6   3.3   8.2
 OF OTHER LYMPHATIC/HEMATOPOIETIC TISSUES    13.8   9.2   6.6  18.5   0.0  10.9  28.1   5.1  15.3  17.5  20.0  13.2  10.3   5.8  13.1
BENIGN NEOPLASMS                              3.8  11.1   3.3   3.5   0.0   5.6   0.0   0.0   0.0   3.5   5.8   3.6   0.0   0.0   3.4
DIABETES MELLITUS                            29.2  12.5  34.7  31.5  35.1  52.2  62.7  25.5  30.3  28.1  12.7  16.0  34.1  18.7  26.2
NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCIES                      0.0   4.1   6.4   1.0   0.0   2.7   0.0   0.0   0.0   3.5   0.0   0.0   2.1   1.6   1.5
ANEMIAS                                       2.9   7.6   6.2   2.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   5.1   3.7   0.0   2.7   1.5   0.0   5.0   2.7
MENINGITIS                                    0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0
MAJOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES               305.0 328.0 257.6 322.2 332.1 407.0 249.3 337.1 339.3 330.5 349.5 320.5 304.4 319.0 325.5
 DISEASES OF HEART                          232.6 257.5 195.3 255.0 277.9 345.1 179.6 291.0 248.0 258.6 273.3 234.2 238.2 232.3 252.4
  RHEUMATIC FEVER AND HEART DISEASE           0.0   2.2   3.6   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   9.9   3.8   0.0   0.0   1.4   5.7   1.7   1.7
  HYPERTENSIVE HEART DISEASE                 10.0   8.2   6.5  15.4   0.0  13.8   0.0  10.2   3.9   3.1  18.8   4.5   9.9   5.8  10.2
  HYPERTENSIVE HEART AND RENAL DISEASE        0.0   2.2   0.0   0.0   0.0   2.9   0.0   4.9   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   2.2   0.0   0.7
  ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE                    133.8 156.5 112.4 156.4 191.5 138.0 129.6 219.5 171.6 183.6 146.1 151.6 153.7 144.0 151.7
   ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION               27.0  58.0  44.0  59.3  93.6  79.0  99.5  96.4 106.5  86.9  83.6  57.6  63.1  78.0  68.1
   OTHER ACUTE AND SUBACUTE FORMS             0.0   0.0   0.0   1.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   1.4   0.0   0.0   0.3
   ANGINA PECTORIS                            3.4   0.0   0.0   1.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   3.0   0.0   0.0   0.7
   CHRONIC ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE           103.3  98.5  68.4  95.1  97.9  59.0  30.0 123.1  65.1  96.7  62.5  89.7  90.6  66.1  82.6
  OTHER DISEASES OF ENDOCARDIUM               7.0  14.8   6.2   7.9   0.0   2.7   0.0   5.1   7.3   6.6   7.9   9.2   8.0   4.6   7.5
  ALL OTHER FORMS OF HEART DISEASE           81.8  73.7  66.5  75.3  86.4 187.7  50.1  41.4  61.3  65.3 100.6  67.4  58.6  76.1  80.7
 HYPERTENSION                                 7.2   6.2   0.0   6.8  11.5   2.4   0.0   5.2   0.0   9.4   0.0   4.5   2.1  10.4   4.9
 CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES                    51.5  51.7  56.3  45.5  16.7  46.7  69.7  35.7  72.7  55.4  68.1  59.4  47.6  62.8  54.5
  INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGE                     9.9   6.8   3.0   4.7  16.7   8.2  26.4   5.2  11.4   3.7   6.6  16.8   4.6   7.4   7.6
  CEREBRAL THROMBOSIS AND OCCLUSION           0.0   2.4   3.3   4.7   0.0   0.0   0.0   4.9   3.7   7.0  18.8   2.9   2.3   0.0   4.8
  CEREBRAL EMBOLISM                           0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   1.8   0.0   0.0   0.2
  OTHER CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES             41.6  42.6  50.0  36.1   0.0  38.4  43.3  25.6  57.6  44.6  42.6  38.0  40.8  55.4  42.0

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TABLE C-13 (CONT)
1996 VERMONT RESIDENT DEATHS
AGE-ADJUSTED RATES PER 100,000 POPULATION
                                                             COUNTY OF RESIDENCE BY 72 SELECTED CAUSES
                                                                          AGE-ADJUSTED RATES                                    CRUDE
                                                                                                                                DEATH
CAUSE OF DEATH(1)                             ADD   BEN   CAL   CHI   ESS   FRA   GI    LAM   ORG   ORL   RUT   WAS   WDM   WDR RATES
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 ATHEROSCLEROSIS                              3.8   0.0   0.0   3.5   0.0  10.5   0.0   0.0   3.9   0.0   4.0   3.2   8.0   4.4   3.7
 OTHER DISEASES OF ARTERIES                   9.9  12.6   6.0  11.3  26.0   2.4   0.0   5.1  14.8   7.0   4.0  19.1   8.4   9.1   9.9
ACUTE BRONCHITIS                              0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0
PNEUMONIA AND INFLUENZA                      25.0  33.5  15.7  21.5  16.7  10.5   0.0  10.3  27.0  63.3  28.5  48.1  31.7  28.8  28.7
 PNEUMONIA                                   25.0  33.5  15.7  20.5  16.7  10.5   0.0  10.3  27.0  59.8  28.5  48.1  27.9  28.8  28.0
 INFLUENZA                                    0.0   0.0   0.0   1.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   3.5   0.0   0.0   3.8   0.0   0.7
CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASES       37.3  64.7  62.1  30.7  35.1  49.0  16.8  35.5  45.5  50.4  28.1  39.6  50.5  39.8  41.5
 BRONCHITIS                                   3.2   0.0   0.0   1.0  12.1   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   1.8   0.0   1.6   0.8
 EMPHYSEMA                                    3.2  16.8  12.3   3.9   0.0   5.6   0.0   5.1  11.0   6.3   1.3   4.3   4.3   3.4   5.4
 ASTHMA                                       0.0   1.9   3.6   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   3.5   1.5   3.4   0.0   1.7   1.2
 OTHER                                       30.9  46.0  46.2  25.8  23.0  43.4  16.8  30.3  34.4  40.7  25.3  30.0  46.2  33.1  34.0
ULCER OF STOMACH AND DUODENUM                 3.8   4.4   0.0   3.0   0.0   7.8   0.0   0.0   0.0   3.1   0.0   1.4   2.1   1.7   2.2
APPENDICITIS                                  0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0
HERNIA AND INTESTINAL OBSTRUCTION             0.0   2.2   3.2   2.7   0.0   0.0   0.0   5.1   0.0   0.0   1.3   0.0   2.1   9.3   2.4
CHRONIC LIVER DISEASE AND CIRRHOSIS           9.0   4.6  14.1   3.6   0.0   9.8  16.8   5.0   3.7   3.1   4.7   3.5   2.2   6.2   5.3
GALLBLADDER DISORDERS                         3.2   1.9   0.0   2.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   4.0   2.7   0.0   0.0   0.0   1.2
NEPHRITIS, NEPHROTIC SYNDROME AND NEPHROSIS   0.0  15.0  12.7   7.0  12.1   8.0   0.0   4.6   7.6  14.1  10.9   4.8  12.0   5.9   8.5
 ACUTE GLOMERULONEPHRITIS                     0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0
 CHRONIC GLOMERULONEPHRITIS                   0.0   0.0   3.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   3.7   0.0   0.0   1.7   0.0   0.0   0.5
 RENAL FAILURE                                0.0  15.0   9.7   7.0  12.1   8.0   0.0   4.6   3.9  14.1  10.9   3.1  12.0   5.9   8.0
INFECTIONS OF KIDNEY                          0.0   0.0   0.0   2.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.3
HYPERPLASIA OF PROSTRATE                      0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   1.5   0.0   0.0   0.2
COMPLICATIONS OF PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH     0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0
 PREGNANCY WITH ABORTIVE OUTCOME              0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0
 OTHER COMPLICATIONS                          0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0
CONGENITAL ANOMALIES                          0.0   5.9   3.7   4.0  13.0   4.7   0.0   9.0   3.8  12.2   5.1   1.4   5.0   1.4   4.1
CERTAIN PERINATAL CONDITIONS                  0.0  14.8   3.7   2.7   0.0   3.7   0.0   4.4   4.0   0.0   3.5   8.9   2.5   0.0   3.7
 BIRTH TRAUMA                                 0.0   5.9   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   1.8   3.5   0.0   0.0   0.8
 OTHER PERINATAL CONDITIONS                   0.0   8.9   3.7   2.7   0.0   3.7   0.0   4.4   4.0   0.0   1.8   5.3   2.5   0.0   2.9
SYMPTOMS, SIGNS AND ILL-DEFINED CONDITIONS    2.8  12.3   0.0   2.7   0.0   1.8  16.4   4.9   3.7   3.5   5.8   1.4   9.1   5.1   4.4
ALL OTHER DISEASES                          133.8 129.7  97.8 103.3  25.0  98.9  86.6  70.9  68.6 109.3  82.7  84.1 109.6 108.0  98.7
ACCIDENTS AND ADVERSE EFFECTS                42.1  50.5  15.6  23.2  17.6  41.5  14.1  19.8  19.0  35.3  35.7  27.9  27.1  63.7  32.8
 MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS                     25.5  15.6   9.4   5.5  17.6  31.7  14.1   5.0   4.0  16.7  23.2   8.8   5.0  27.4  14.1
 ALL OTHER ACCIDENTS                         16.7  34.8   6.2  17.7   0.0   9.8   0.0  14.8  15.0  18.6  12.5  19.1  22.0  36.3  18.7
SUICIDE                                       6.4   7.3  19.2   9.4  78.0  10.1   0.0   9.6  19.0   4.5   9.7   8.4  13.4  14.4  11.2
HOMICIDE AND LEGAL INTERVENTION               6.1   0.0   0.0   1.9   0.0   2.2   0.0   0.0   3.6   4.4   0.0   0.0   2.3   0.0   1.5
ALL OTHER EXTERNAL CAUSES                     0.0   0.0   0.0   4.9   0.0   2.4   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   3.3   5.5   0.0   6.1   2.7

ALL CAUSES                                  836.4 928.4 730.4 808.8 775.7 960.0 660.2 753.5 748.7 910.0 818.5 773.8 870.9 842.9 826.3

                                        
NOTES:
(1) SEE APPENDIX C FOR COMPLETE CAUSE DEFINITIONS AND CODES. 'ALL OTHER DISEASES' INCLUDES ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE DEATHS.

    AS OF 1987, 'ALL OTHER INFECTIOUS AND PARASITIC' INCLUDES AIDS DEATHS.

    AGE-ADJUSTED RATES ADJUST THE COUNTY AGE-SPECIFIC RATES TO THE 1996 VERMONT AGE DISTRIBUTION

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