2015 NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENT DEATHS BY AGE AND EDUCATION LEVEL (DECEDENTS AGES 18 & OVER)

  TOTAL EDUCATION LEVEL OF DECEDENT:
8th grade or less
High School, no diploma
High School Graduate
or GED Completed
Some college credit,
but no degree
Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Doctorate Degree or
Professional Degree
Unknown
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
TOTAL 87,795 100.0 10,473 11.9 13,749 15.7 33,026 37.6 10,266 11.7 6,942 7.9 8,562 9.8 3,070 3.5 1,197 1.4 510 0.6
AGE OF DECEDENT: 843 1.0 20 2.4 189 22.4 363 43.1 213 25.3 31 3.7 19 2.3 0 0.0 0 0.0 8 0.9
18-24
25-34 1,583 1.8 72 4.5 300 19.0 620 39.2 294 18.6 134 8.5 122 7.7 26 1.6 7 0.4 8 0.5
35-44 2,514 2.9 116 4.6 433 17.2 1,006 40.0 380 15.1 243 9.7 235 9.3 66 2.6 13 0.5 22 0.9
45-54 6,100 6.9 319 5.2 1,198 19.6 2,425 39.8 851 14.0 561 9.2 519 8.5 148 2.4 38 0.6 41 0.7
55-64 12,224 13.9 737 6.0 2,039 16.7 4,774 39.1 1,703 13.9 1,260 10.3 1,133 9.3 348 2.8 110 0.9 120 1.0
65-74 17,727 20.2 1,641 9.3 2,901 16.4 6,636 37.4 2,183 12.3 1,583 8.9 1,703 9.6 710 4.0 238 1.3 132 0.7
75-84 21,625 24.6 3,055 14.1 3,364 15.6 8,065 37.3 2,247 10.4 1,556 7.2 2,068 9.6 819 3.8 352 1.6 99 0.5
85+ 25,179 28.7 4,513 17.9 3,325 13.2 9,137 36.3 2,395 9.5 1,574 6.3 2,763 11.0 953 3.8 439 1.7 80 0.3

Prepared by NC DHHS/Division of Public Health/State Center for Health Statistics