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2006 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)
--------------------------------------------         -----   -----------------  -----  ---------------     ----------------------
 
ANEMIAS                                                 11           0.2         116         2.3                      10.55        
DIABETES MELLITUS                                      175           3.5         635        12.6                       3.63        
NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCIES                                 3           0.1          62         1.2                      20.67        
  MALNUTRITION                                           3           0.1          52         1.0                      17.33        
  OTHER NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCIES                         0           0.0          10         0.2                      -----        
MENINGITIS                                               0           0.0           6         0.1                      -----        
PARKINSON'S DISEASE                                     51           1.0          96         1.9                       1.88        
ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE                                    188           3.7         306         6.1                       1.63        
MAJOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES                         1606          31.8        2811        55.7                       1.75        
  DISEASES OF HEART                                   1241          24.6        2269        45.0                       1.83        
    ACUTE RHEUMATIC FEVER AND CHRONIC RHEUMATIC...                                                                                  
     HEART DISEASES                                     11           0.2          25         0.5                       2.27        
    HYPERTENSIVE HEART DISEASE                          61           1.2         199         3.9                       3.26        
    HYPERTENSIVE HEART AND RENAL DISEASE                 8           0.2          14         0.3                       1.75        
    ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASES                            880          17.4        1405        27.8                       1.60        
      ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION                      251           5.0         340         6.7                       1.35        
      OTHER ACUTE ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASES                7           0.1          19         0.4                       2.71        
      OTHER FORMS OF CHRONIC ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE    622          12.3        1248        24.7                       2.01        
        ATHEROSCLEROTIC CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE, ...                                                                                 
         SO DESCRIBED                                  269           5.3         464         9.2                       1.72        
        ALL OTHER FORMS OF CHRONIC ISCHEMIC HEART...                                                                                
         DISEASE                                       353           7.0         803        15.9                       2.27        
    OTHER HEART DISEASES                               281           5.6        1442        28.6                       5.13        
      ACUTE AND SUBACUTE ENDOCARDITIS                    0           0.0           3         0.1                      -----        
      DISEASES OF PERICARDIUM AND ACUTE MYOCARDITIS      3           0.1          16         0.3                       5.33        
      HEART FAILURE                                     69           1.4         639        12.7                       9.26        
      ALL OTHER FORMS OF HEART DISEASE                 209           4.1        1028        20.4                       4.92        
  ESSENTIAL (PRIMARY) HYPERTENSION...                                                                                               
   AND HYPERTENSIVE RENAL DISEASE                       30           0.6         733        14.5                      24.43        
  CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES                             266           5.3         543        10.8                       2.04        
  ATHEROSCLEROSIS                                        9           0.2         114         2.3                      12.67        
  OTHER DISEASES OF CIRCULATORY SYSTEM                  60           1.2         150         3.0                       2.50        
    AORTIC ANEURYSM AND DISSECTION                      36           0.7          57         1.1                       1.58        
    OTHER DISEASES OF ARTERIES, ARTERIOLES AND...                                                                                   
     CAPILLARIES                                        24           0.5          96         1.9                       4.00        
OTHER DISORDERS OF CIRCULATORY SYSTEM                    9           0.2          82         1.6                       9.11        
INFLUENZA AND PNEUMONIA                                 76           1.5         477         9.5                       6.28        
  INFLUENZA                                             10           0.2          11         0.2                       1.10        
  PNEUMONIA                                             66           1.3         466         9.2                       7.06        
OTHER ACUTE LOWER RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS                 1           0.0           1         0.0                       1.00        
  ACUTE BRONCHITIS AND BRONCHIOLITIS                     1           0.0           1         0.0                       1.00        
  UNSPECIFIED ACUTE LOWER RESPIRATORY INFECTION          0           0.0           0         0.0                      -----        
CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES                     320           6.3         773        15.3                       2.42        
  BRONCHITIS, CHRONIC AND UNSPECIFIED                    2           0.0           5         0.1                       2.50        
  EMPHYSEMA                                             35           0.7          91         1.8                       2.60        
  ASTHMA                                                 8           0.2          28         0.6                       3.50        
  OTHER CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES             275           5.5         659        13.1                       2.40