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TABLE C-2
2007 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)                          33          5.1            5.8       4.4

1-4 YEARS                                 6        23.1            7.4      39.9

5-14 YEARS                                6         8.3            8.1       8.5

15-24 YEARS                              49        55.7           89.0      21.0
 ACCIDENTS                               31        35.3           57.8      11.6

25-34 YEARS                              62        88.1          115.5      60.2
 ACCIDENTS                               22        31.3           42.3      20.1

35-44 YEARS                             132       150.6          171.9     130.1
 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                     39        44.5           44.1      44.9
 ACCIDENTS                               30        34.2           39.5      29.2

45-54 YEARS                             352       338.0          380.8     296.5
 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                    140       134.4          103.5     164.3
 DISEASES OF THE HEART                   56        53.8           82.0      26.4
 ACCIDENTS                               34        32.6           50.8      15.1

55-64 YEARS                             545       664.1          821.2     508.0
 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                    233       283.9          325.1     243.0
 DISEASES OF THE HEART                  113       137.7          200.4      75.3
 CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES      29        35.3           39.1      31.6
 ACCIDENTS                               24        29.2           41.5      17.0

65-74 YEARS                             834      1911.0         2266.9    1588.8
 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                    330       756.1          858.5     663.5
 DISEASES OF THE HEART                  148       339.1          448.6     240.1
 CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES      77       176.4          159.2     192.1
 DIABETES MELLITUS                       46       105.4          135.1      78.6
 ACCIDENTS                               30        68.7          101.3      39.3
 CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES (STROKE)       28        64.2           77.2      52.4

75-84 YEARS                            1433      4991.1         5889.8    4357.9
 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                    381      1327.0         1626.2    1116.2
 DISEASES OF THE HEART                  342      1191.2         1491.4     979.6
 CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES     105       365.7          438.2     314.7
 CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES (STROKE)       84       292.6          278.1     302.8
 ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE                     67       233.4          244.4     225.6
 DIABETES MELLITUS                       59       205.5          252.8     172.2
 ACCIDENTS                               41       142.8          134.8     148.4
 PARKINSON'S DISEASE                     27        94.0          118.0      77.2

85+ YEARS                              1707     14141.3        15665.9   13455.1
 DISEASES OF THE HEART                  486      4026.2         4723.8    3712.2
 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                    212      1756.3         2642.1    1357.5
 CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES (STROKE)      140      1159.8         1067.5    1201.3
 ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE                    127      1052.1          640.5    1237.4
 CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES      92       762.2         1040.8     636.7
 ACCIDENTS                               82       679.3          747.3     648.7
 INFLUENZA & PNEUMONIA                   41       339.7          400.3     312.3
 DIABETES MELLITUS                       40       331.4          266.9     360.4
 NEPHRITIS/NEPHROSIS                     27       223.7          160.1     252.3
 PARKINSON'S DISEASE                     23       190.5          346.9     120.1

(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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