TABLE C-17, PAGE 3
2003 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)
--------------------------------------------         -----   -----------------  -----  ---------------     ----------------------
 
PNEUMOCONIOSES AND CHEMICAL EFFECTS                      0           0.0           1         0.0                      -----        
PNEUMONITIS DUE TO SOLIDS AND LIQUIDS                   23           0.4         150         2.9                       6.52        
OTHER DISEASES OF RESPIRATORY SYSTEM                    53           1.0         440         8.6                       8.30        
PEPTIC ULCER                                            12           0.2          26         0.5                       2.17        
DISEASES OF APPENDIX                                     1           0.0           1         0.0                       1.00        
HERNIA                                                   7           0.1          16         0.3                       2.29        
CHRONIC LIVER DISEASE AND CIRRHOSIS                     57           1.1          91         1.8                       1.60        
  ALCOHOLIC LIVER DISEASE                               38           0.7          25         0.5                       0.66        
  OTHER CHRONIC LIVER DISEASE AND CIRRHOSIS             19           0.4          66         1.3                       3.47        
CHOLELITHIASIS AND OTHER DISORDERS OF GALLBLADDER       13           0.3          21         0.4                       1.62        
NEPHRITIS, NEPHROTIC SYNDROME AND NEPHROSIS             52           1.0         459         9.0                       8.83        
  ACUTE AND RAPIDLY PROGRESSIVE NEPHRITIC AND...                                                                                    
   NEPHROTIC SYNDROME                                    0           0.0           0         0.0                      -----        
  CHRONIC GLOMERULONEPHRITIS, NEPHRITIS AND...                                                                                      
   NEPHRITIS NOT SPECIFIED AS ACUTE OR CHRONIC, ...                                                                                 
    AND RENAL SCLEROSIS UNSPECIFIED                      1           0.0           2         0.0                       2.00        
  RENAL FAILURE                                         51           1.0         459         9.0                       9.00        
  OTHER DISORDERS OF KIDNEY                              0           0.0           1         0.0                      -----        
INFECTIONS OF KIDNEY                                     4           0.1           8         0.2                       2.00        
HYPERPLASIA OF PROSTATE                                  7           0.1          15         0.3                       2.14        
INFLAMMATORY DISEASES OF FEMALE PELVIC ORGANS            0           0.0           2         0.0                      -----        
PREGNANCY, CHILDBIRTH AND THE PUERPERIUM                 1           0.0           1         0.0                       1.00        
  PREGNANCY WITH ABORTIVE OUTCOME                        0           0.0           0         0.0                      -----        
  OTHER COMPLICATIONS OF PREGNANCY, CHILDBIRTH...                                                                                   
   AND THE PUERPERIUM                                    1           0.0           1         0.0                       1.00        
CERTAIN CONDITIONS ORIGINATING IN THE PERINATAL...                                                                                  
 PERIOD                                                 21           0.4          27         0.5                       1.29        
CONGENITAL MALFORMATIONS, DEFORMATIONS...                                                                                           
 AND CHROMOSOMAL ABNORMALITIES                          27           0.5          41         0.8                       1.52        
SYMPTOMS, SIGNS AND ABNORMAL CLINICAL...                                                                                            
 AND LABORATORY FINDINGS, NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED      32           0.6         634        12.4                      19.81        
ALL OTHER DISEASES (RESIDUAL)                          557          10.9        2408        47.0                       4.32        
ACCIDENTS                                              233           4.5         372         7.3                       1.60        
  TRANSPORT ACCIDENTS                                   76           1.5          80         1.6                       1.05        
    MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS                             72           1.4          75         1.5                       1.04        
    OTHER LAND TRANSPORT ACCIDENTS                       2           0.0           2         0.0                       1.00        
    WATER, AIR AND SPACE, AND OTHER AND UNSPECIFIED...                                                                              
     TRANSPORT ACCIDENTS AND THEIR SEQUELAE              2           0.0           3         0.1                       1.50        
  NONTRANSPORT ACCIDENTS                               157           3.1         294         5.7                       1.87        
    FALLS                                               66           1.3         114         2.2                       1.73        
    ACCIDENTAL DISCHARGE OF FIREARMS                     2           0.0           2         0.0                       1.00        
    ACCIDENTAL DROWNING AND SUBMERSION                   4           0.1           4         0.1                       1.00        
    ACCIDENTAL EXPOSURE TO SMOKE, FIRE AND FLAMES       11           0.2          11         0.2                       1.00        
    ACCIDENTAL POISONING AND EXPOSURE TO...                                                                                         
     NOXIOUS SUBSTANCES                                 51           1.0          57         1.1                       1.12        
    OTHER AND UNSPECIFIED NONTRANSPORT ACCIDENTS...                                                                                 
     AND THEIR SEQUELAE                                 23           0.4         115         2.2                       5.00