TABLE C-2
2006 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
----------------------                 --------    -----          ----     ------
 
UNDER 1 YEAR(2)                          36         5.5            6.3       4.7

1-4 YEARS                                 6        22.9           29.6      15.8

5-14 YEARS                               12        16.3           16.0      16.6

15-24 YEARS                              61        68.3           91.4      43.8
 ACCIDENTS                               35        39.2           58.8      18.5

25-34 YEARS                              63        88.1          126.7      48.3
 ACCIDENTS                               30        41.9           71.6      11.4

35-44 YEARS                             141       155.8          216.9      97.3
 ACCIDENTS                               34        37.6           56.5      19.5
 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                     20        22.1           20.3      23.8

45-54 YEARS                             319       305.7          373.8     240.4
 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                    109       104.5           99.8     108.9
 DISEASES OF THE HEART                   61        58.5           90.0      28.2
 ACCIDENTS                               36        34.5           45.0      24.4
 INTENTIONAL SELF HARM (SUICIDE)         27        25.9           31.3      20.7

55-64 YEARS                             580       732.5          893.7     572.0
 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                    229       289.2          301.3     277.2
 DISEASES OF THE HEART                  116       146.5          212.7      80.6
 CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES      36        45.5           53.2      37.8
 DIABETES MELLITUS                       30        37.9           53.2      22.7
 ACCIDENTS                               27        34.1           58.2      10.1

65-74 YEARS                             776      1823.1         2176.4    1506.2
 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                    299       702.4          785.1     628.3
 DISEASES OF THE HEART                  172       404.1          561.5     262.9
 CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES      57       133.9          134.2     133.7
 DIABETES MELLITUS                       42        98.7          104.3      93.6
 CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES (STROKE)       26        61.1           64.6      57.9
 ACCIDENTS                               24        56.4           79.5      35.6

75-84 YEARS                            1404      4894.4         5816.5    4250.5
 DISEASES OF THE HEART                  352      1227.1         1568.6     988.6
 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                    338      1178.3         1399.0    1024.2
 CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES     143       498.5          559.6     455.8
 CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES (STROKE)       95       331.2          364.6     307.8
 ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE                     57       198.7          228.9     177.6
 DIABETES MELLITUS                       55       191.7          245.9     153.9
 ACCIDENTS                               41       142.9          178.1     118.4
 PARKINSON'S DISEASE                     22        76.7          152.6      23.7
 INFLUENZA & PNEUMONIA                   20        69.7           84.8      59.2

85+ YEARS                              1647     14060.1        15250.5   13529.2
 DISEASES OF THE HEART                  514      4387.9         4815.9    4197.0
 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                    203      1733.0         2158.9    1543.0
 CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES (STROKE)      125      1067.1         1134.8    1036.9
 ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE                    120      1024.4          747.3    1148.0
 CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES      78       665.9          747.3     629.6
 ACCIDENTS                               67       572.0          719.6     506.1
 INFLUENZA & PNEUMONIA                   44       375.6          359.8     382.7
 DIABETES MELLITUS                       35       298.8          387.5     259.2
 NEPHRITIS/NEPHROSIS                     27       230.5          304.5     197.5
 PNEUMONITIS DUE TO SOLIDS & LIQUIDS     23       196.3          304.5     148.1
 PARKINSON'S DISEASE                     22       187.8          249.1     160.5

(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