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TABLE C-11
1997 VERMONT RESIDENT DEATHS
                                                           SEX BY 72 SELECTED CAUSES
                                                                                        RATES PER 100,000 POPULATION
                                               NUMBER OF EVENTS       COLUMN PERCENTS      AGE-ADJUSTED RATES  CRUDE
                                                                                                               DEATH
CAUSE OF DEATH *                             MALE FEMALE  TOTAL     MALE FEMALE  TOTAL      MALE   FEMALE      RATES
-----------------------------------------    ------------------     ------------------      ------------------------
SHIGELLOSIS AND AMEBIASIS                       0      0      0      0.0    0.0    0.0         0.0     0.0      0.0
CERTAIN OTHER INTESTINAL INFECTIONS             1      3      4      0.0    0.1    0.1         0.3     0.8      0.7
TUBERCULOSIS                                    0      0      0      0.0    0.0    0.0         0.0     0.0      0.0
 TUBERCULOSIS OF RESPIRATORY SYSTEM             0      0      0      0.0    0.0    0.0         0.0     0.0      0.0
 OTHER TUBERCULOSIS                             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
STREPTOCOCCAL SORE THROAT & SCARLATINA          0      0      0      0.0    0.0    0.0         0.0     0.0      0.0
MENINGOCOCCAL INFECTION                         1      1      2      0.0    0.0    0.0         0.3     0.3      0.3
SEPTICEMIA                                      8     11     19      0.3    0.4    0.4         3.6     2.9      3.2
ACUTE POLIOMYELITIS                             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
VIRAL HEPATITIS                                 4      7     11      0.2    0.3    0.2         1.4     2.2      1.9
SYPHILIS                                        0      0      0      0.0    0.0    0.0         0.0     0.0      0.0
ALL OTHER INFECTIOUS AND PARASITIC DISEASES     8      6     14      0.3    0.2    0.3         3.0     1.7      2.4
MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                           636    594   1230     26.3   22.6   24.4       256.3   175.9    208.8
 OF LIP, ORAL CAVITY AND PHARYNX                8      5     13      0.3    0.2    0.3         3.0     1.5      2.2
 OF DIGESTIVE ORGANS AND PERITONEUM           144    137    281      6.0    5.2    5.6        59.0    38.9     47.7
 OF RESPIRATORY AND INTRATHORACIC ORGANS      229    132    361      9.5    5.0    7.2        90.2    40.3     61.3
 OF BREAST                                      1     93     94      0.0    3.5    1.9         0.4    27.7     16.0
 OF GENITAL ORGANS                             72     70    142      3.0    2.7    2.8        31.8    21.0     24.1
 OF URINARY ORGANS                             31     26     57      1.3    1.0    1.1        12.8     7.4      9.7
 OF OTHER AND UNSPECIFIED SITES                78     87    165      3.2    3.3    3.3        29.7    25.9     28.0
 LEUKEMIA                                      26     22     48      1.1    0.8    1.0        11.3     6.5      8.1
 OF OTHER LYMPHATIC/HEMATOPOIETIC TISSUES      47     22     69      1.9    0.8    1.4        18.2     6.7     11.7
BENIGN NEOPLASMS                               10      8     18      0.4    0.3    0.4         4.1     2.4      3.1
DIABETES MELLITUS                              67     76    143      2.8    2.9    2.8        28.9    21.7     24.3
NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCIES                        2      2      4      0.1    0.1    0.1         1.0     0.5      0.7
ANEMIAS                                         3      5      8      0.1    0.2    0.2         1.2     1.3      1.4
MENINGITIS                                      0      1      1      0.0    0.0    0.0         0.0     0.3      0.2
MAJOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES                 901   1079   1980     37.3   41.1   39.3       399.2   287.5    336.2
 DISEASES OF HEART                            700    802   1502     29.0   30.5   29.8       305.4   214.0    255.0
  RHEUMATIC FEVER AND HEART DISEASE             1     10     11      0.0    0.4    0.2         0.4     2.7      1.9
  HYPERTENSIVE HEART DISEASE                   11     37     48      0.5    1.4    1.0         4.9     9.9      8.1
  HYPERTENSIVE HEART AND RENAL DISEASE          0      2      2      0.0    0.1    0.0         0.0     0.6      0.3
  ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE                      464    426    890     19.2   16.2   17.7       201.1   115.4    151.1
   ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION                194    199    393      8.0    7.6    7.8        82.7    54.6     66.7
   OTHER ACUTE AND SUBACUTE FORMS               3      1      4      0.1    0.0    0.1         1.1     0.2      0.7
   ANGINA PECTORIS                              4      1      5      0.2    0.0    0.1         2.0     0.3      0.8
   CHRONIC ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE             263    225    488     10.9    8.6    9.7       115.3    60.2     82.9
  OTHER DISEASES OF ENDOCARDIUM                26     30     56      1.1    1.1    1.1        11.6     7.7      9.5
  ALL OTHER FORMS OF HEART DISEASE            198    297    495      8.2   11.3    9.8        87.3    77.8     84.0
 HYPERTENSION                                   9     19     28      0.4    0.7    0.6         4.4     4.9      4.8
 CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASE                      134    209    343      5.6    8.0    6.8        63.8    55.5     58.2
  INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGE                      19     28     47      0.8    1.1    0.9         8.2     8.0      8.0
  CEREBRAL THROMBOSIS AND OCCLUSION            15     20     35      0.6    0.8    0.7         6.3     5.2      5.9
  CEREBRAL EMBOLISM                             0      2      2      0.0    0.1    0.0         0.0     0.5      0.3
  OTHER CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES              100    159    259      4.1    6.1    5.1        49.3    41.7     44.0

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TABLE C-11 (CONT)
1997 VERMONT RESIDENT DEATHS
                                                           SEX BY 72 SELECTED CAUSES
                    
                                                                                        RATES PER 100,000 POPULATION
                                               NUMBER OF EVENTS        COLUMN PERCENTS    AGE-ADJUSTED RATES   CRUDE
                                                                                                               DEATH
CAUSE OF DEATH *                             MALE FEMALE  TOTAL     MALE FEMALE  TOTAL       MALE   FEMALE     RATES
-----------------------------------------    ------------------     ------------------       -----------------------
 ATHEROSCLEROSIS                               10     14     24      0.4    0.5    0.5         4.7     3.5      4.1
 OTHER DISEASES OF ARTERIES                    48     35     83      2.0    1.3    1.6        20.9     9.6     14.1
ACUTE BRONCHITIS                                1      1      2      0.0    0.0    0.0         0.4     0.2      0.3
PNEUMONIA AND INFLUENZA                        88    107    195      3.6    4.1    3.9        44.7    27.5     33.1
 PNEUMONIA                                     88    105    193      3.6    4.0    3.8        44.7    27.0     32.8
 INFLUENZA                                      0      2      2      0.0    0.1    0.0         0.0     0.5      0.3
CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASES        169    117    286      7.0    4.5    5.7        75.1    33.3     48.6
 BRONCHITIS                                     9      3     12      0.4    0.1    0.2         3.9     0.9      2.0
 EMPHYSEMA                                     17     11     28      0.7    0.4    0.6         7.1     3.3      4.8
 ASTHMA                                         2      2      4      0.1    0.1    0.1         0.7     0.6      0.7
 OTHER                                        141    101    242      5.8    3.8    4.8        63.4    28.5     41.1
ULCER OF STOMACH AND DUODENUM                   7      4     11      0.3    0.2    0.2         3.5     1.0      1.9
APPENDICITIS                                    1      0      1      0.0    0.0    0.0         0.4     0.0      0.2
HERNIA AND INTESTINAL OBSTRUCTION               2     11     13      0.1    0.4    0.3         1.0     2.9      2.2
CHRONIC LIVER DISEASE AND CIRRHOSIS            31     14     45      1.3    0.5    0.9        12.6     4.3      7.6
GALLBLADDER DISORDERS                           0      5      5      0.0    0.2    0.1         0.0     1.3      0.8
NEPHRITIS, NEPHROTIC SYNDROME AND NEPHROSIS    22     33     55      0.9    1.3    1.1        10.4     8.9      9.3
 ACUTE GLOMERULONEPHRITIS                       1      1      2      0.0    0.0    0.0         0.3     0.3      0.3
 CHRONIC GLOMERULONEPHRITIS                     4      1      5      0.2    0.0    0.1         1.7     0.2      0.8
 RENAL FAILURE                                 17     31     48      0.7    1.2    1.0         8.4     8.4      8.1
INFECTIONS OF KIDNEY                            0      1      1      0.0    0.0    0.0         0.0     0.3      0.2
HYPERPLASIA OF PROSTRATE                        0      0      0      0.0    0.0    0.0         0.0     0.0      0.0
COMPLICATIONS OF PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH       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
 OTHER COMPLICATIONS                            0      0      0      0.0    0.0    0.0         0.0     0.0      0.0
CONGENITAL ANOMALIES                            9     15     24      0.4    0.6    0.5         3.0     4.8      4.1
CERTAIN PERINATAL CONDITIONS                   11      7     18      0.5    0.3    0.4         3.6     2.5      3.1
 BIRTH TRAUMA                                   1      0      1      0.0    0.0    0.0         0.3     0.0      0.2
 OTHER PERINATAL CONDITIONS                    10      7     17      0.4    0.3    0.3         3.3     2.5      2.9
SYMPTOMS, SIGNS AND ILL-DEFINED CONDITIONS     10     15     25      0.4    0.6    0.5         3.6     4.1      4.2
ALL OTHER DISEASES                            245    390    635     10.1   14.8   12.6       109.8   103.7    107.8
ACCIDENTS AND ADVERSE EFFECTS                 109     90    199      4.5    3.4    3.9        41.2    26.0     33.8
 MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS                       51     25     76      2.1    1.0    1.5        17.8     8.1     12.9
 ALL OTHER ACCIDENTS                           58     65    123      2.4    2.5    2.4        23.5    17.9     20.9
SUICIDE                                        57     16     73      2.4    0.6    1.4        20.1     5.2     12.4
HOMICIDE AND LEGAL INTERVENTION                 6      5     11      0.2    0.2    0.2         2.0     1.6      1.9
ALL OTHER EXTERNAL CAUSES                       5      3      8      0.2    0.1    0.2         1.7     1.0      1.4
                    
ALL CAUSES                                   2414   2627   5041    100.0  100.0  100.0      1032.5   726.3    855.9


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* 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.