TABLE C-2
2004 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)                          29         4.4            5.0       3.8

1-4 YEARS                                 2         7.4           14.2       0.0

5-14 YEARS                               10        13.2            7.8      18.9

15-24 YEARS                              47        52.5           56.3      48.4
 ACCIDENTS                               28        31.3           39.0      23.0

25-34 YEARS                              67        96.3          134.2      57.9
 ACCIDENTS                               27        38.8           57.1      20.3

35-44 YEARS                             125       131.5          174.6      90.4
 ACCIDENTS                               24        25.2           38.8      12.3
 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                     24        25.2           21.6      28.8

45-54 YEARS                             327       315.0          419.2     215.1
 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                    113       108.9          112.2     105.7
 DISEASES OF THE HEART                   53        51.1           84.6      18.9
 ACCIDENTS                               32        30.8           53.1       9.4
 INTENTIONAL SELF HARM (SUICIDE)         20        19.3           29.5       9.4

55-64 YEARS                             495       672.1          796.8     549.4
 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                    225       305.5          314.9     296.2
 DISEASES OF THE HEART                   98       133.1          197.1      70.0
 CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES      23        31.2           41.1      21.5

65-74 YEARS                             821      2010.7         2475.5    1598.7
 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                    299       732.3          891.2     591.4
 DISEASES OF THE HEART                  181       443.3          615.0     291.1
 CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES      71       173.9          187.6     161.7
 CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES (STROKE)       44       107.8          114.7     101.6
 DIABETES MELLITUS                       36        88.2          114.7      64.7
 ACCIDENTS                               30        73.5           99.0      50.8

75-84 YEARS                            1431      5029.3         5996.3    4321.6
 DISEASES OF THE HEART                  387      1360.1         1646.7    1150.4
 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                    351      1233.6         1563.5     992.1
 CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES     115       404.2          540.6     304.3
 CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES (STROKE)       79       277.7          241.2     304.3
 ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE                     59       207.4          149.7     249.6
 DIABETES MELLITUS                       59       207.4          207.9     207.0
 ACCIDENTS                               46       161.7          199.6     133.9
 PARKINSON'S DISEASE                     27        94.9          124.8      73.0
 NEPHRITIS/NEPHROSIS                     21        73.8          116.4      42.6

85+ YEARS                              1635     14244.6        14964.3   13910.2
 DISEASES OF THE HEART                  543      4730.8         4722.7    4734.6
 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                    188      1637.9         2306.4    1327.2
 CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES (STROKE)      151      1315.6         1427.8    1263.4
 ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE                    106       923.5          521.7    1110.3
 CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES      78       679.6          988.5     536.0
 INFLUENZA & PNEUMONIA                   59       514.0          411.9     561.5
 ACCIDENTS                               44       383.3          439.3     357.3
 NEPHRITIS/NEPHROSIS                     29       252.7          274.6     242.5
 DIABETES MELLITUS                       22       191.7          192.2     191.4
 PARKINSON'S DISEASE                     21       183.0          219.7     165.9

(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