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TABLE C-17
1998 VERMONT RESIDENT DEATHS
                                     ASSIGNMENT OF 72 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               RATIO
                                              UNDERLYING CAUSE OF DEATH    MULTIPLE CAUSE OF DEATH     (MENTION TO)
SELECTED CAUSE*                                  NO.    % OF ALL DEATHS      NO.    % OF ALL DEATHS    (UNDERLYING)
--------------------------------------------    -----   ---------------     -----  ----------------   --------------
                    
SHIGELLOSIS AND AMEBIASIS                           0          0.0             0         0.0               ----
CERTAIN OTHER INTESTINAL INFECTIONS                 3          0.1             7         0.1               2.33
TUBERCULOSIS                                        2          0.0             4         0.1               2.00
 TUBERCULOSIS OF RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                 2          0.0             4         0.1               2.00
 OTHER TUBERCULOSIS                                 0          0.0             0         0.0               ----
WHOOPING COUGH                                      0          0.0             0         0.0               ----
STREPTOCOCCAL SORE THROAT AND SCARLATINA            0          0.0             0         0.0               ----
MENINGOCOCCAL INFECTION                             0          0.0             0         0.0               ----
SEPTICEMIA                                         27          0.5           187         3.8               6.93
ACUTE POLIOMYELITIS                                 0          0.0             0         0.0               ----
MEASLES                                             0          0.0             0         0.0               ----
VIRAL HEPATITIS                                     5          0.1             9         0.2               1.80
SYPHILIS                                            0          0.0             0         0.0               ----
ALL OTHER INFECTIOUS AND PARASITIC DISEASES        26          0.5            42         0.9               1.62
MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                              1209         24.5          1400        28.4               1.16
 OF LIP, ORAL CAVITY AND PHARYNX                   19          0.4            22         0.4               1.16
 OF DIGESTIVE ORGANS AND PERITONEUM               290          5.9           333         6.8               1.15
 OF RESPIRATORY AND INTRATHORACIC ORGANS          347          7.0           381         7.7               1.10
 OF BREAST                                         94          1.9           126         2.6               1.34
 OF GENITAL ORGANS                                121          2.5           179         3.6               1.48
 OF URINARY ORGANS                                 58          1.2            77         1.6               1.33
 OF OTHER AND UNSPECIFIED SITES                   166          3.4           367         7.4               2.21
 LEUKEMIA                                          41          0.8            54         1.1               1.32
 OF OTHER LYMPHATIC/HEMATOPOIETIC TISSUES          73          1.5            82         1.7               1.12
BENIGN NEOPLASMS                                   24          0.5            41         0.8               1.71
DIABETES MELLITUS                                 133          2.7           496        10.1               3.73
NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCIES                           13          0.3            89         1.8               6.85
ANEMIAS                                             4          0.1           107         2.2              26.75
MENINGITIS                                          3          0.1             6         0.1               2.00
MAJOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES                    1875         38.0          2867        58.1               1.53
 DISEASES OF HEART                               1432         29.0          2388        48.4               1.67
  RHEUMATIC FEVER AND HEART DISEASE                13          0.3            30         0.6               2.31
  HYPERTENSIVE HEART DISEASE                       48          1.0            74         1.5               1.54
  HYPERTENSIVE HEART AND RENAL DISEASE              3          0.1             4         0.1               1.33
  ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE                          822         16.7          1146        23.2               1.39
   ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION                    341          6.9           423         8.6               1.24
   OTHER ACUTE AND SUBACUTE FORMS                   0          0.0             4         0.1               ----
   ANGINA PECTORIS                                  3          0.1            21         0.4               7.00
   CHRONIC ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE                 478          9.7           883        17.9               1.85
  OTHER DISEASES OF ENDOCARDIUM                    56          1.1           155         3.1               2.77
  ALL OTHER FORMS OF HEART DISEASE                490          9.9          1809        36.7               3.69
 HYPERTENSION                                      24          0.5           358         7.3              14.92

Table of Contents TABLE C-17 (CONT) 1998 VERMONT RESIDENT DEATHS ASSIGNMENT OF 72 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 RATIO UNDERLYING CAUSE OF DEATH MULTIPLE CAUSE OF DEATH (MENTION TO) SELECTED CAUSE* NO. % OF ALL DEATHS NO. % OF ALL DEATHS (UNDERLYING) -------------------------------------------- ----- --------------- ----- --------------- --------------- CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES 331 6.7 639 13.0 1.93 INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGE 65 1.3 83 1.7 1.28 CEREBRAL THROMBOSIS AND OCCLUSION 42 0.9 59 1.2 1.40 CEREBRAL EMBOLISM 2 0.0 9 0.2 4.50 OTHER CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES 222 4.5 496 10.1 2.23 ATHEROSCLEROSIS 16 0.3 154 3.1 9.63 OTHER DISEASES OF ARTERIES 72 1.5 143 2.9 1.99 ACUTE BRONCHITIS 1 0.0 3 0.1 3.00 PNEUMONIA AND INFLUENZA 237 4.8 594 12.0 2.51 PNEUMONIA 226 4.6 580 11.8 2.57 INFLUENZA 11 0.2 14 0.3 1.27 CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASES 249 5.0 667 13.5 2.68 BRONCHITIS 7 0.1 13 0.3 1.86 EMPHYSEMA 23 0.5 61 1.2 2.65 ASTHMA 7 0.1 23 0.5 3.29 OTHER 212 4.3 570 11.6 2.69 ULCER OF STOMACH AND DUODENUM 9 0.2 35 0.7 3.89 APPENDICITIS 1 0.0 1 0.0 1.00 HERNIA AND INTESTINAL OBSTRUCTION 18 0.4 47 1.0 2.61 CHRONIC LIVER DISEASE AND CIRRHOSIS 45 0.9 85 1.7 1.89 GALLBLADDER DISORDERS 4 0.1 10 0.2 2.50 NEPHRITIS, NEPHROTIC SYNDROME AND NEPHROSIS 40 0.8 244 4.9 6.10 ACUTE GLOMERULONEPHRITIS 2 0.0 3 0.1 1.50 CHRONIC GLOMERULONEPHRITIS 3 0.1 10 0.2 3.33 RENAL FAILURE 35 0.7 233 4.7 6.66 INFECTIONS OF KIDNEY 2 0.0 3 0.1 1.50 HYPERPLASIA OF PROSTRATE 4 0.1 10 0.2 2.50 COMPLICATIONS OF PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH 1 0.0 1 0.0 1.00 PREGNANCY WITH ABORTIVE OUTCOME 0 0.0 0 0.0 ---- OTHER COMPLICATIONS 1 0.0 1 0.0 1.00 CONGENITAL ANOMALIES 28 0.6 41 0.8 1.46 CERTAIN PERINATAL CONDITIONS 19 0.4 34 0.7 1.79 BIRTH TRAUMA 4 0.1 6 0.1 1.50 OTHER PERINATAL CONDITIONS 15 0.3 31 0.6 2.07 SYMPTOMS, SIGNS AND ILL-DEFINED CONDITIONS 26 0.5 763 15.5 29.35 ALL OTHER DISEASES 616 12.5 1867 37.8 3.03 ACCIDENTS AND ADVERSE EFFECTS 210 4.3 417 8.5 1.99 MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS 79 1.6 84 1.7 1.06 ALL OTHER ACCIDENTS 131 2.7 338 6.9 2.58 SUICIDE 86 1.7 88 1.8 1.02 HOMICIDE AND LEGAL INTERVENTION 10 0.2 10 0.2 1.00 ALL OTHER EXTERNAL CAUSES 3 0.1 3 0.1 1.00 TOTAL 4933 100.0 13705 ** 100.00 2.78 * SEE APPENDIX C FOR COMPLETE CAUSE DEFINITIONS AND CODES. 'ALL OTHER DISEASES' INCLUDES ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE DEATHS. AS OF 1987, 'ALL OTHER INFECTIOUS AND PARASITIC' INCLUDES AIDS DEATHS. ** A GIVEN DEATH MAY BE COUNTED MORE THAN ONCE IN THIS TOTAL. Table of Contents