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TABLE C-2
2002 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(1)                 DEATHS     TOTAL           MALE     FEMALE
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UNDER 1 YEAR(2)                          27         4.2            5.5       2.9

1-4 YEARS                                 6        21.9           14.3      29.9

5-14 YEARS                               10        11.5           11.2      11.8

15-24 YEARS                              61        71.4           95.7      45.7
 ACCIDENTS                               32        37.4           52.4      21.6

25-34 YEARS                              55        75.8          114.6      38.0
 ACCIDENTS                               23        31.7           55.9       8.2

35-44 YEARS                             131       131.5          153.8     110.1
 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                     36        36.1           36.9      35.4
 ACCIDENTS                               25        25.1           34.9      15.7

45-54 YEARS                             316       320.9          394.0     249.3
 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                    128       130.0          129.3     130.7
 DISEASES OF THE HEART                   42        42.7           69.8      16.1
 ACCIDENTS                               29        29.4           41.0      18.1
 INTENTIONAL SELF HARM (SUICIDE)         28        28.4           45.1      12.1

55-64 YEARS                             495       802.3         1028.7     580.6
 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                    198       320.9          403.0     240.6
 DISEASES OF THE HEART                  113       183.1          271.9      96.2
 CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASE       27        43.8           49.1      38.5
 DIABETES MELLITUS                       23        37.3           55.7      19.2

65-74 YEARS                             874      2195.8         2665.7    1789.5
 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                    299       751.2          931.9     594.9
 DISEASES OF THE HEART                  212       532.6          655.6     426.3
 CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASE       67       168.3          195.0     145.2
 CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES (STROKE)       45       113.1          135.4      93.7
 DIABETES MELLITUS                       45       113.1          140.9      89.0
 ACCIDENTS                               20        50.2           81.3      23.4

75-84 YEARS                            1523      5689.6         6856.5    4924.2
 DISEASES OF THE HEART                  468      1748.4         2320.1    1373.3
 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                    370      1382.2         1650.5    1206.3
 CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES (STROKE)      107       399.7          386.7     408.3
 CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASE       99       369.8          452.7     315.5
 ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE                     58       216.7          169.8     247.4
 DIABETES MELLITUS                       51       190.5          188.6     191.8
 INFLUENZA & PNEUMONIA                   29       108.3          150.9      80.4
 ACCIDENTS                               26        97.1          113.2      86.6
 NEPHRITIS/NEPHROSIS                     23        85.9          113.2      68.0
 AORTIC ANEURYSM AND DISSECTION          20        74.7           75.5      74.2

85+ YEARS                              1571     14707.0        17772.3   13608.0
 DISEASES OF THE HEART                  518      4849.3         5533.9    4603.8
 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                    180      1685.1         2766.9    1297.2
 CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES (STROKE)      157      1469.8         1383.5    1500.7
 ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE                     92       861.3          709.5     915.7
 CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASE       75       702.1         1206.1     521.4
 INFLUENZA & PNEUMONIA                   67       627.2          815.9     559.6
 ACCIDENTS                               57       533.6          815.9     432.4
 DIABETES MELLITUS                       40       374.5          390.2     368.8
 ESSENTIAL HYPERTENSION AND                                                     
   HYPERTENSIVE RENAL DISEASE            22       206.0          177.4     216.2
 NEPHRITIS/NEPHROSIS                     21       196.6          354.7     139.9
(1) CAUSES OF LESS THAN 20 DEATHS ARE NOT LISTED
(2) DEATH RATES FOR THOSE UNDER 1 YEAR OLD ARE PER 1,000 LIVE BIRTHS

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