TABLE C-17, PAGE 3
2005 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)
--------------------------------------------         -----   -----------------  -----  ---------------     ----------------------
 
PNEUMOCONIOSES AND CHEMICAL EFFECTS                      1           0.0           3         0.1                       3.00        
PNEUMONITIS DUE TO SOLIDS AND LIQUIDS                   38           0.8         166         3.3                       4.37        
OTHER DISEASES OF RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                    69           1.4         436         8.6                       6.32        
PEPTIC ULCER                                             9           0.2          27         0.5                       3.00        
DISEASES OF APPENDIX                                     2           0.0           5         0.1                       2.50        
HERNIA                                                   8           0.2          14         0.3                       1.75        
CHRONIC LIVER DISEASE AND CIRRHOSIS                     47           0.9          87         1.7                       1.85        
  ALCOHOLIC LIVER DISEASE                               36           0.7          36         0.7                       1.00        
  OTHER CHRONIC LIVER DISEASE AND CIRRHOSIS             11           0.2          52         1.0                       4.73        
CHOLELITHIASIS AND OTHER DISORDERS OF GALLBLADDER        2           0.0           7         0.1                       3.50        
NEPHRITIS, NEPHROTIC SYNDROME AND NEPHROSIS             51           1.0         429         8.5                       8.41        
  ACUTE AND RAPIDLY PROGRESSIVE NEPHRITIC AND...                                                                                    
   NEPHROTIC SYNDROME                                    0           0.0           0         0.0                      -----        
  CHRONIC GLOMERULONEPHRITIS, NEPHRITIS AND...                                                                                      
   NEPHRITIS NOT SPECIFIED AS ACUTE OR CHRONIC, ...                                                                                 
    AND RENAL SCLEROSIS UNSPECIFIED                      2           0.0           5         0.1                       2.50        
  RENAL FAILURE                                         49           1.0         425         8.4                       8.67        
  OTHER DISORDERS OF KIDNEY                              0           0.0           2         0.0                      -----        
INFECTIONS OF KIDNEY                                     2           0.0           5         0.1                       2.50        
HYPERPLASIA OF PROSTATE                                  3           0.1          21         0.4                       7.00        
INFLAMMATORY DISEASES OF FEMALE PELVIC ORGANS            0           0.0           0         0.0                      -----        
PREGNANCY, CHILDBIRTH AND THE PUERPERIUM                 1           0.0           1         0.0                       1.00        
  PREGNANCY WITH ABORTIVE OUTCOME                        0           0.0           0         0.0                      -----        
  OTHER COMPLICATIONS OF PREGNANCY, CHILDBIRTH...                                                                                   
   AND THE PUERPERIUM                                    1           0.0           1         0.0                       1.00        
CERTAIN CONDITIONS ORIGINATING IN THE PERINATAL...                                                                                  
 PERIOD                                                 18           0.4          23         0.5                       1.28        
CONGENITAL MALFORMATIONS, DEFORMATIONS...                                                                                           
 AND CHROMOSOMAL ABNORMALITIES                          11           0.2          28         0.6                       2.55        
SYMPTOMS, SIGNS AND ABNORMAL CLINICAL...                                                                                            
 AND LABORATORY FINDINGS, NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED      34           0.7         619        12.3                      18.21        
ALL OTHER DISEASES (RESIDUAL)                          507          10.1        2460        48.8                       4.85        
ACCIDENTS                                              271           5.4         403         8.0                       1.49        
  TRANSPORT ACCIDENTS                                   88           1.7          89         1.8                       1.01        
    MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS                             82           1.6          83         1.6                       1.01        
    OTHER LAND TRANSPORT ACCIDENTS                       0           0.0           0         0.0                -----        
    WATER, AIR AND SPACE, AND OTHER AND UNSPECIFIED...                                                                              
     TRANSPORT ACCIDENTS AND THEIR SEQUELAE              6           0.1           6         0.1                       1.00        
  NONTRANSPORT ACCIDENTS                               183           3.6         314         6.2                       1.72        
    FALLS                                               88           1.7         117         2.3                       1.33        
    ACCIDENTAL DISCHARGE OF FIREARMS                     0           0.0           0         0.0                      -----        
    ACCIDENTAL DROWNING AND SUBMERSION                   9           0.2          10         0.2                       1.11        
    ACCIDENTAL EXPOSURE TO SMOKE, FIRE AND FLAMES        8           0.2           8         0.2                       1.00        
    ACCIDENTAL POISONING AND EXPOSURE TO...                                                                                         
     NOXIOUS SUBSTANCES                                 38           0.8          55         1.1                       1.45        
    OTHER AND UNSPECIFIED NONTRANSPORT ACCIDENTS...                                                                                 
     AND THEIR SEQUELAE                                 40           0.8         131         2.6                       3.28