TABLE C-17, PAGE 4
2003 VERMONT RESIDENT DEATHS

ASSIGNMENT OF 113 SELECTED CAUSES AS THE UNDERLYING CAUSE OF DEATH OR AS A
MULTIPLE CAUSE OF DEATH AND THE RATIO OF MULTIPLE TO UNDERLYING CAUSES
DEATHS WHERE DISEASE IS:

                                                         ASSIGNED AS THE            MENTIONED AS A                                
                                                     UNDERLYING CAUSE OF DEATH  MULTIPLE CAUSE OF DEATH           RATIO           
CAUSE OF DEATH(1)                                      NO.    % OF ALL DEATHS     NO.  % OF ALL DEATHS     (MENTION TO UNDERLYING)
--------------------------------------------         -----   -----------------  -----  ---------------     ----------------------
 
INTENTIONAL SELF-HARM (SUICIDE)                         83           1.6          83         1.6                       1.00        
  INTENTIONAL SELF-HARM (SUICIDE) BY DISCHARGE...                                                                                   
   OF FIREARMS                                          38           0.7          38         0.7                       1.00        
  INTENTIONAL SELF-HARM (SUICIDE) BY OTHER AND...                                                                                   
   UNSPECIFIED MEANS AND THEIR SEQUELAE                 45           0.9          45         0.9                       1.00        
ASSAULT (HOMICIDE)                                      12           0.2          12         0.2                       1.00        
  ASSAULT (HOMICIDE) BY DISCHARGE OF FIREARMS            7           0.1           7         0.1                       1.00        
  ASSAULT (HOMICIDE) BY OTHER AND UNSPECIFIED...                                                                                    
   MEANS AND THEIR SEQUELAE                              5           0.1           5         0.1                       1.00        
LEGAL INTERVENTION                                       1           0.0           1         0.0                       1.00        
EVENTS OF UNDETERMINED INTENT                            8           0.2          10         0.2                       1.25        
  DISCHARGE OF FIREARMS, UNDETERMINED INTENT             0           0.0           0         0.0                      -----        
  OTHER AND UNSPECIFIED EVENTS OF UNDETERMINED...                                                                                   
   INTENT AND THEIR SEQUELAE                             8           0.2          10         0.2                       1.25        
OPERATIONS OF WAR AND THEIR SEQUELAE                     0           0.0           0         0.0                      -----        
COMPLICATIONS OF MEDICAL AND SURGICAL CARE               7           0.1          98         1.9                      14.00        

ALL CAUSES                                            5122         100.0       17092(2)    100.0                       3.34        
(1) SEE APPENDIX C FOR COMPLETE CAUSE DEFINITIONS AND CODES.
(2) A GIVEN DEATH MAY BE COUNTED MORE THAN ONCE IN THIS TOTAL.