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 TABLE C-2

     1999 VERMONT RESIDENT DEATHS
LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH BY AGE GROUPS AND SEX

NUMBERS OF DEATHS AND AGE-SPECIFIC DEATH RATES
PER 100,000 POPULATION

                                          NUMBER OF  --------------RATES-------------
AGE GROUP AND CAUSE*                        DEATHS    TOTAL          MALE      FEMALE
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UNDER 1 YEAR **                             37          5.6            5.4       5.9

1-4 YEARS                                    4         15.6           22.8       8.0

5-14 YEARS                                  17         21.0           26.5      15.3

15-24 YEARS                                 53         66.5           90.6      41.1
ACCIDENTS (UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES)          32         40.1           53.9      25.7

25-34 YEARS                                 66         79.4          135.2      25.9
ACCIDENTS (UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES)          21         25.3           46.7       4.7

35-44 YEARS                                154        147.0          184.4     109.3
MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS (CANCERS)               41         39.1           36.1      42.2
ACCIDENTS (UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES)          28         26.7           39.9      13.4
DISEASES OF HEART                           22         21.0           34.2       7.7

45-54 YEARS                                298        335.2          430.4     239.3
MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS (CANCERS)              111        124.9          123.3     126.4
DISEASES OF HEART                           70         78.7          134.5      22.6
ACCIDENTS (UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES)          20         22.5           33.6      11.3

55-64 YEARS                                473        918.8         1145.3     702.6
MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS (CANCERS)              206        400.2          477.2     326.6
DISEASES OF HEART                          100        194.3          302.2      91.1
DIABETES MELLITUS                           28         54.4           51.7      57.0
CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES (COPD#)  20         38.9           43.7      34.2

65-74 YEARS                                966       2537.9         3078.6    2077.4
MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS (CANCERS)              353        927.4         1108.1     773.5
DISEASES OF HEART                          218        572.7          788.2     389.2
CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES (COPD#)  84        220.7          228.5     214.1
DIABETES MELLITUS                           56        147.1          177.1     121.6
CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES (STROKES)          43        113.0          165.6      68.1

75-84 YEARS                               1478       5873.2         7202.1    4979.1
DISEASES OF HEART                          409       1625.3         2005.5    1369.4
MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS (CANCERS)              361       1434.5         1837.6    1163.3
CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES (COPD#) 123        488.8          533.5     458.7
CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES (STROKES)         110        437.1          513.7     385.6
DIABETES MELLITUS                           62        246.4          316.1     199.4

85+ YEARS                                 1437      14832.8        16326.5   14242.5
DISEASES OF HEART                          509       5253.9         5247.8    5256.3
CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES (STROKES)         169       1744.4         1275.5    1929.7
MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS (CANCERS)              167       1723.8         2915.5    1252.9
ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE                         81        836.1          619.5     921.7
INFLUENZA & PNEUMONIA                       71        732.9          874.6     676.8

* CAUSES OF LESS THAN 20 DEATHS ARE NOT LISTED
**DEATH RATES FOR THOSE UNDER 1 YEAR OLD ARE PER 1,000 LIVE BIRTHS
# CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE


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