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Vanguard Variable Annuity - Total Bond Market Index Portfolio

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Cumulative Total Returns(as of 03/31/2014)
 1 Year3 Year5 Year 10 YearSince Inception
04/29/1991
VVA-Total Bond Market Idx–0.56%10.34% 23.68%49.12%255.37%
Spliced Barclays USAgg Float Adj Ix*–0.05% 11.92%26.76%55.17%

Year EndedVVA-Total Bond Market IdxSpliced Barclays USAgg Float Adj Ix
Total ReturnTotal Return
2013–2.58%–1.97%
20123.72%4.32%
20117.34%7.92%
20106.19%6.58%
20095.63%5.93%
20084.92%5.24%
20076.67%6.97%
20063.99%4.33%
20052.09%2.43%
20043.89%4.34%
20033.71%4.10%
20027.93%10.25%
20017.89%8.44%
200010.93%11.63%
1999–1.16%–0.82%

Quarterly Investment Returns(as of 03/31/2014)
YearVVA-Total Bond Market IdxSpliced Barclays USAgg Float Adj Ix*
First QuarterSecond QuarterThird QuarterFourth QuarterYear-End Return Year-End Average
20141.87%
2013–0.20%–2.49% 0.44%–0.33%–2.58%–1.97%
20120.11%2.01%1.56%0.01%3.72% 4.32%
20110.13%2.17%3.98%0.90%7.34% 7.92%
20101.66%3.48%2.35%–1.38% 6.19%6.58%
20090.20%1.72%3.54%0.09%5.63% 5.93%
20082.07%–1.14%–0.34% 4.32%4.92%5.24%
20071.35%–0.62%2.86% 2.96%6.67%6.97%
2006–0.69%–0.26% 3.67%1.28%3.99%4.33%
2005–0.59%2.95%–0.79% 0.55%2.09%2.43%
20042.58%–2.64%3.10% 0.89%3.89%4.34%

*Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index through December 31, 2009; Barclays U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted Index thereafter.

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