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TABLE C-2 (updated 10/17/2008)
2005 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)                          42         6.5            8.5       4.4

1-4 YEARS                                 5        18.9            7.2      31.6

5-14 YEARS                               21        28.7           26.7      30.8

15-24 YEARS                              61        67.0           98.4      33.9
 ACCIDENTS                               37        40.7           62.1      18.1

25-34 YEARS                              67        93.3          126.2      59.4
 ACCIDENTS                               30        41.8           52.1      31.1

35-44 YEARS                             125       134.9          174.6      97.1
 ACCIDENTS                               24        25.9           35.4      16.9
 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                     24        25.9           24.3      27.4
 INTENTIONAL SELF HARM (SUICIDE)         20        21.6           42.0       2.1

45-54 YEARS                             303       293.2          340.7     247.9
 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                    112       108.4          103.0     113.5
 DISEASES OF THE HEART                   56        54.2           75.3      34.1
 ACCIDENTS                               31        30.0           45.6      15.1

55-64 YEARS                             470       617.0          717.6     518.1
 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                    198       259.9          264.8     255.1
 DISEASES OF THE HEART                  100       131.3          193.3      70.3
 CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES      26        34.1           31.8      36.4
 ACCIDENTS                               24        31.5           37.1      26.0

65-74 YEARS                             772      1875.9         2250.2    1537.1
 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                    295       716.8          813.1     629.7
 DISEASES OF THE HEART                  161       391.2          526.7     268.5
 CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES      74       179.8          189.2     171.3
 DIABETES MELLITUS                       33        80.2           92.1      69.4
 CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES (STROKE)       26        63.2           61.4      64.8

75-84 YEARS                            1459      5046.3         6207.7    4206.9
 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                    360      1245.2         1599.3     989.2
 DISEASES OF THE HEART                  352      1217.5         1483.9    1024.9
 CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES     164       567.2          766.7     423.1
 CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES (STROKE)       72       249.0          329.8     190.7
 DIABETES MELLITUS                       65       224.8          214.3     232.4
 ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE                     62       214.4          197.9     226.4
 ACCIDENTS                               34       117.6          164.9      83.4
 AORTIC ANEURYSM AND DISSECTION          24        83.0          123.7      53.6
 INFLUENZA & PNEUMONIA                   23        79.6          123.7      47.7
 PARKINSON'S DISEASE                     20        69.2          107.2      41.7

85+ YEARS                              1719     14424.8        15486.0   13914.8
 DISEASES OF THE HEART                  544      4564.9         5196.5    4261.4
 MALIGNANT NEOPLASMS                    197      1653.1         2249.2    1366.6
 CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES (STROKE)      141      1183.2         1266.8    1143.0
 ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE                    114       956.6          775.6    1043.6
 CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES     106       889.5         1189.2     745.4
 ACCIDENTS                               58       486.7          517.1     472.1
 INFLUENZA & PNEUMONIA                   57       478.3          594.6     422.4
 DIABETES MELLITUS                       49       411.2          336.1     447.3
 PARKINSON'S DISEASE                     30       251.7          439.5     161.5
 ESSENTIAL HYPERTENSION AND
   HYPERTENSIVE RENAL DISEASE            26       218.2          206.8     223.6

(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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