TABLE C-15, PAGE 2
2003 VERMONT RESIDENT DEATHS

EDUCATION
BY 113 SELECTED CAUSES
EDUCATION

                                                                    H.S.    1-3 YEARS 4+ YEARS                 
CAUSE OF DEATH(1)                                   < HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE   COLLEGE  COLLEGE   UNKNOWN   TOTAL
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ANEMIAS                                                     1         1         0         0        0         2
DIABETES MELLITUS                                          58        81        19        21        4       183
NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCIES                                    2         2         0         2        0         6
  MALNUTRITION                                              2         1         0         2        0         5
  OTHER NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCIES                            0         1         0         0        0         1
MENINGITIS                                                  0         0         0         0        0         0
PARKINSON'S DISEASE                                        11        22         7        11        0        51
ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE                                        48        55        32        36        1       172
MAJOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES                             517       694       259       252       33      1755
  DISEASES OF HEART                                       400       527       200       193       30      1350
    ACUTE RHEUMATIC FEVER AND CHRONIC RHEUMATIC...                                                            
     HEART DISEASES                                         7         2         1         2        0        12
    HYPERTENSIVE HEART DISEASE                             16        19        10        16        1        62
    HYPERTENSIVE HEART AND RENAL DISEASE                    2         0         1         0        0         3
    ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASES                               289       385       141       123       22       960
      ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION                          99       116        38        35        4       292
      OTHER ACUTE ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASES                   3         5         1         0        0         9
      OTHER FORMS OF CHRONIC ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE       187       264       102        88       18       659
        ATHEROSCLEROTIC CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE,...                                                            
         SO DESCRIBED                                      70        95        44        37       11       257
        ALL OTHER FORMS OF CHRONIC ISCHEMIC HEART...                                                          
         DISEASE                                          117       169        58        51        7       402
    OTHER HEART DISEASES                                   86       121        47        52        7       313
      ACUTE AND SUBACUTE ENDOCARDITIS                       1         0         0         2        0         3
      DISEASES OF PERICARDIUM AND ACUTE MYOCARDITIS         1         1         1         0        0         3
      HEART FAILURE                                        23        27         8         7        3        68
      ALL OTHER FORMS OF HEART DISEASE                     61        93        38        43        4       239
  ESSENTIAL (PRIMARY) HYPERTENSION...                                                                         
   AND HYPERTENSIVE RENAL DISEASE                          11        10         3         3        1        28
  CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES                                 89       123        45        48        2       307
  ATHEROSCLEROSIS                                           4         8         4         3        0        19
  OTHER DISEASES OF CIRCULATORY SYSTEM                     13        26         7         5        0        51
    AORTIC ANEURYSM AND DISSECTION                         10        18         4         2        0        34
    OTHER DISEASES OF ARTERIES, ARTERIOLES AND...                                                             
     CAPILLARIES                                            3         8         3         3        0        17
OTHER DISORDERS OF CIRCULATORY SYSTEM                       1         4         1         1        1         8
INFLUENZA AND PNEUMONIA                                    36        47        15        16        2       116
  INFLUENZA                                                 1         1         0         2        0         4
  PNEUMONIA                                                35        46        15        14        2       112
OTHER ACUTE LOWER RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS                    1         1         0         0        0         2
  ACUTE BRONCHITIS AND BRONCHIOLITIS                        1         1         0         0        0         2
  UNSPECIFIED ACUTE LOWER RESPIRATORY INFECTION             0         0         0         0        0         0
CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES                        108       120        35        33        6       302
  BRONCHITIS, CHRONIC AND UNSPECIFIED                       1         2         0         1        0         4
  EMPHYSEMA                                                 8        10         3         3        0        24
  ASTHMA                                                    1         1         3         0        0         5
  OTHER CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES                 98       107        29        29        6       269