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Vanguard Lifetime Income Program - Health Care Fund [QF]

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Cumulative Total Returns(as of 03/31/2014)
 1 Year3 Year5 Year 10 YearSince Inception
10/10/2003
VLIP-Health Care Fund35.44%84.60%171.88% 185.42%214.82%
Spliced Health Care Index*25.89%76.08%152.43% 124.82%

Year EndedVLIP-Health Care FundSpliced Health Care Index
Total ReturnTotal Return
201342.45%35.76%
201214.51%17.77%
201110.88%8.89%
20105.61%5.44%
200920.34%19.70%
2008–18.88%–22.80%
20073.88%7.15%
200610.29%7.53%
200514.81%6.46%
20048.94%1.68%
2003**8.39%

Quarterly Investment Returns(as of 03/31/2014)
YearVLIP-Health Care FundSpliced Health Care Index*
First QuarterSecond QuarterThird QuarterFourth QuarterYear-End Return Year-End Average
20148.70%
201314.32%4.84%7.41%10.65% 42.45%35.76%
20127.79%1.25%5.14%–0.21% 14.51%17.77%
20116.50%7.87%–9.40% 6.53%10.88%8.89%
20102.81%–9.16%8.64% 4.10%5.61%5.44%
2009–8.10%10.45%11.15% 6.67%20.34%19.70%
2008–10.16%0.75%–1.14% –9.33%–18.88%–22.80%
20072.43%2.89%1.14%–2.54% 3.88%7.15%
20062.71%–0.56%7.21% 0.72%10.29%7.53%
2005–0.25%5.41%6.12% 2.89%14.81%6.46%
20041.77%2.62%–2.87% 7.40%8.94%1.68%

*S&P 500 Index through December 31, 2001; S&P Health Care Index through May 31, 2010; MSCI All Country World Health Care Index thereafter.

** Since inception on 10/10/2003

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