TABLE C-17, PAGE 1
2004 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)
--------------------------------------------         -----   -----------------  -----  ---------------     ----------------------
 
SALMONELLA INFECTIONS                                    0           0.0           0         0.0                      -----        
SHIGELLOSIS AND AMEBIASIS                                0           0.0           0         0.0                      -----        
CERTAIN OTHER INTESTINAL INFECTIONS                     22           0.4          31         0.6                       1.41        
TUBERCULOSIS                                             0           0.0           0         0.0                      -----        
  RESPIRATORY TUBERCULOSIS                               0           0.0           0         0.0                      -----        
  OTHER TUBERCULOSIS                                     0           0.0           0         0.0                      -----        
WHOOPING COUGH                                           0           0.0           0         0.0                      -----        
SCARLET FEVER AND ERYSIPELAS                             1           0.0           1         0.0                       1.00        
MENINGOCOCCAL INFECTION                                  2           0.0           2         0.0                       1.00        
SEPTICEMIA                                              30           0.6         204         4.1                       6.80        
SYPHILIS                                                 0           0.0           0         0.0                      -----        
ACUTE POLIOMYELITIS                                      0           0.0           0         0.0                      -----        
ARTHROPOD-BORNE VIRAL ENCEPHALITIS                       0           0.0           0         0.0                      -----        
MEASLES                                                  0           0.0           0         0.0                      -----        
VIRAL HEPATITIS                                          6           0.1          21         0.4                       3.50        
HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS (HIV) DISEASE               4           0.1           7         0.1                       1.75        
MALARIA                                                  0           0.0           0         0.0                      -----        
OTHER AND UNSPECIFIED INFECTIOUS AND PARASITIC...                                                                                   
 DISEASES AND THEIR SEQUELAE                            20           0.4          70         1.4                       3.50        
MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                                   1212          24.3        1391        27.9                       1.15        
  OF LIP, ORAL CAVITY AND PHARYNX                       18           0.4          25         0.5                       1.39        
  OF ESOPHAGUS                                          26           0.5          29         0.6                       1.12        
  OF STOMACH                                            12           0.2          14         0.3                       1.17        
  OF COLON, RECTUM AND ANUS                            124           2.5         148         3.0                       1.19        
  OF LIVER AND INTRAHEPATIC BILE DUCTS                  28           0.6          30         0.6                       1.07        
  OF PANCREAS                                           69           1.4          74         1.5                       1.07        
  OF LARYNX                                              7           0.1          15         0.3                       2.14        
  OF TRACHEA, BRONCHUS AND LUNG                        328           6.6         351         7.0                       1.07        
  OF SKIN                                               17           0.3          20         0.4                       1.18        
  OF BREAST                                             98           2.0         127         2.5                       1.30        
  OF CERVIX UTERI                                       12           0.2          12         0.2                       1.00        
  OF CORPUS UTERI AND UTERUS, PART UNSPECIFIED          22           0.4          26         0.5                       1.18        
  OF OVARY                                              32           0.6          32         0.6                       1.00        
  OF PROSTATE                                           79           1.6         122         2.4                       1.54        
  OF KIDNEY AND RENAL PELVIS                            33           0.7          39         0.8                       1.18        
  OF BLADDER                                            31           0.6          46         0.9                       1.48        
  OF MENINGES, BRAIN AND OTHER PARTS...                                                                                             
   OF CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM                            27           0.5          29         0.6                       1.07        
  OF LYMPHOID, HEMATOPOIETIC AND RELATED TISSUE        112           2.2         143         2.9                       1.28        
    HODGKIN'S DISEASE                                    2           0.0           3         0.1                       1.50        
    NON-HODGKIN'S LYMPHOMA                              44           0.9          58         1.2                       1.32        
    LEUKEMIA                                            42           0.8          59         1.2                       1.40        
    MULTIPLE MYELOMA AND IMMUNOPROLIFERATIVE NEOPLASMS  23           0.5          26         0.5                       1.13        
    OTHER AND UNSPECIFIED MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS OF...                                                                                 
     LYMPHOID, HEMATOPOIETIC AND RELATED TISSUE          1           0.0           2         0.0                       2.00        
  ALL OTHER AND UNSPECIFIED MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS        137           2.7         265         5.3                       1.93        
IN SITU NEOPLASMS, BENIGN NEOPLASMS AND...                                                                                          
 NEOPLASMS OF UNCERTAIN OR UNKNOWN BEHAVIOR             25           0.5          61         1.2                       2.44