TABLE C-17, PAGE 2
2005 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)
--------------------------------------------         -----   -----------------  -----  ---------------     ----------------------
 
ANEMIAS                                                  7           0.1         123         2.4                      17.57        
DIABETES MELLITUS                                      172           3.4         648        12.8                       3.77        
NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCIES                                 4           0.1          47         0.9                      11.75        
  MALNUTRITION                                           3           0.1          39         0.8                      13.00        
  OTHER NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCIES                         1           0.0           9         0.2                       9.00        
MENINGITIS                                               2           0.0           4         0.1                       2.00        
PARKINSON'S DISEASE                                     57           1.1         108         2.1                       1.89        
ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE                                    184           3.6         298         5.9                       1.62        
MAJOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES                         1627          32.3        2789        55.3                       1.71        
  DISEASES OF HEART                                   1236          24.5        2294        45.5                       1.86        
    ACUTE RHEUMATIC FEVER AND CHRONIC RHEUMATIC...                                                                                  
     HEART DISEASES                                     13           0.3          25         0.5                       1.92        
    HYPERTENSIVE HEART DISEASE                          53           1.1         156         3.1                       2.94        
    HYPERTENSIVE HEART AND RENAL DISEASE                 3           0.1           7         0.1                       2.33        
    ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASES                            868          17.2        1430        28.4                       1.65        
      ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION                      233           4.6         320         6.3                       1.37        
      OTHER ACUTE ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASES                5           0.1          14         0.3                       2.80        
      OTHER FORMS OF CHRONIC ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE    630          12.5        1286        25.5                       2.04        
        ATHEROSCLEROTIC CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE, ...                                                                                 
         SO DESCRIBED                                  249           4.9         466         9.2                       1.87        
        ALL OTHER FORMS OF CHRONIC ISCHEMIC HEART...                                                                                
         DISEASE                                       381           7.6         838        16.6                       2.20        
    OTHER HEART DISEASES                               299           5.9        1484        29.4                       4.96        
      ACUTE AND SUBACUTE ENDOCARDITIS                    2           0.0           5         0.1                       2.50        
      DISEASES OF PERICARDIUM AND ACUTE MYOCARDITIS      1           0.0           8         0.2                       8.00        
      HEART FAILURE                                     83           1.6         678        13.4                       8.17        
      ALL OTHER FORMS OF HEART DISEASE                 213           4.2        1050        20.8                       4.93        
  ESSENTIAL (PRIMARY) HYPERTENSION...                                                                                               
   AND HYPERTENSIVE RENAL DISEASE                       44           0.9         666        13.2                      15.14        
  CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASES                             260           5.2         527        10.4                       2.03        
  ATHEROSCLEROSIS                                       16           0.3         120         2.4                       7.50        
  OTHER DISEASES OF CIRCULATORY SYSTEM                  71           1.4         168         3.3                       2.37        
    AORTIC ANEURYSM AND DISSECTION                      50           1.0          76         1.5                       1.52        
    OTHER DISEASES OF ARTERIES, ARTERIOLES AND...                                                                                   
     CAPILLARIES                                        21           0.4          93         1.8                       4.43        
OTHER DISORDERS OF CIRCULATORY SYSTEM                    7           0.1          94         1.9                      13.43        
INFLUENZA AND PNEUMONIA                                 97           1.9         565        11.2                       5.82        
  INFLUENZA                                             11           0.2          16         0.3                       1.45        
  PNEUMONIA                                             86           1.7         551        10.9                       6.41        
OTHER ACUTE LOWER RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS                 2           0.0           5         0.1                       2.50        
  ACUTE BRONCHITIS AND BRONCHIOLITIS                     2           0.0           4         0.1                       2.00        
  UNSPECIFIED ACUTE LOWER RESPIRATORY INFECTION          0           0.0           1         0.0                      -----        
CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES                     380           7.5         795        15.8                       2.09        
  BRONCHITIS, CHRONIC AND UNSPECIFIED                    5           0.1          12         0.2                       2.40        
  EMPHYSEMA                                             45           0.9          75         1.5                       1.67        
  ASTHMA                                                 7           0.1          23         0.5                       3.29        
  OTHER CHRONIC LOWER RESPIRATORY DISEASES             323           6.4         687        13.6                       2.13