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TABLE C-2
2000 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
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UNDER 1 YEAR (2)                         39         6.0            6.0       6.0


1-4 YEARS                                 5        18.1            7.1      29.6


5-14 YEARS                               10        11.6            9.0      14.3

15-24 YEARS                              66        78.9          107.1      49.2
ACCIDENTS                                35        41.9           58.2      24.6

25-34 YEARS                              58        77.8          117.0      39.7
ACCIDENTS                                24        32.2           54.4      10.6

35-44 YEARS                             169       165.9          216.7     117.2
ACCIDENTS                                36        35.3           56.2      15.4
MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                      35        34.4           32.1      36.5
DISEASES OF THE HEART                    27        26.5           42.1      11.5

45-54 YEARS                             318       338.9          406.3     272.6
MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                     113       120.4          120.4     120.5
DISEASES OF THE HEART                    67        71.4           96.7      46.5
ACCIDENTS                                27        28.8           40.8      16.9

55-64 YEARS                             439       771.3          904.8     640.3
MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                     182       319.7          326.4     313.2
DISEASES OF THE HEART                   108       189.7          269.7     111.4
ACCIDENTS                                22        38.7           39.0      38.3
DIABETES MELLITUS                        22        38.7           31.9      45.2
CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASE        20        35.1           42.6      27.8

65-74 YEARS                             921      2263.8         2946.8    1675.1
MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                     319       784.1          992.9     604.1
DISEASES OF THE HEART                   239       587.5          849.5     361.6
CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASE        75       184.4          223.0     151.0
CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES (STROKE)        44       108.2          100.9     114.4
DIABETES MELLITUS                        43       105.7          143.4      73.2

75-84 YEARS                            1545      5758.3         6756.9    5101.9
DISEASES OF THE HEART                   438      1632.4         2029.9    1371.2
MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                     389      1449.8         1776.1    1235.3
CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASE       133       495.7          667.2     383.0
CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES (STROKE)       125       465.9          507.5     438.5
DIABETES MELLITUS                        51       190.1          197.3     185.3
ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE                      40       149.1          122.2     166.8
INFLUENZA & PNEUMONIA                    37       137.9          141.0     135.9
ACCIDENTS                                31       115.5          150.4      92.6
NEPHRITIS/NEPHROSIS                      21        78.3           94.0      67.9

85+ YEARS                              1557     15576.2        17751.3   14744.1
DISEASES OF THE HEART                   553      5532.2         6363.0    5214.4
MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                     192      1920.8         2639.2    1645.9
CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES (STROKE)       142      1420.6         1373.8    1438.5
ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE                      87       870.3          542.3     995.9
CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASE        71       710.3         1120.8     553.3
INFLUENZA & PNEUMONIA                    63       630.3          686.9     608.6
DIABETES MELLITUS                        38       380.2          433.8     359.6
ACCIDENTS                                30       300.1          470.0     235.1
NEPHRITIS/NEPHROSIS                      23       230.1          253.1     221.3

(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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