2015 NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENT DEATHS BY UNDERLYING CAUSE OF DEATH CATEGORY AND AGE OF DECEDENT

  TOTAL AGE
Infant 1 to 4 5-9 10-14 15-17 18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75-84 85+
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
TOTAL 89,130 100.0 884 1.0 153 0.2 76 0.1 94 0.1 128 0.1 843 0.9 1,583 1.8 2,514 2.8 6,100 6.8 12,224 13.7 17,727 19.9 21,625 24.3 25,179 28.2
UNDERLYING CAUSE OF DEATH CATEGORY: 18,467 20.7 15 0.1 5 0.0 2 0.0 6 0.0 4 0.0 29 0.2 90 0.5 356 1.9 1,159 6.3 2,513 13.6 3,488 18.9 4,589 24.8 6,211 33.6
Diseases of Heart
Hypertension 942 1.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.2 2 0.2 26 2.8 57 6.1 121 12.8 160 17.0 215 22.8 359 38.1
Cerebrovascular Disease 5,028 5.6 7 0.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 2 0.0 6 0.1 17 0.3 57 1.1 200 4.0 465 9.2 857 17.0 1,368 27.2 2,048 40.7
Atherosclerosis 131 0.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.5 0 0.0 6 4.6 19 14.5 13 9.9 29 22.1 62 47.3
Cancer 19,309 21.7 3 0.0 15 0.1 14 0.1 12 0.1 7 0.0 30 0.2 95 0.5 377 2.0 1,447 7.5 3,854 20.0 5,675 29.4 4,959 25.7 2,821 14.6
Diabetes Mellitus 2,743 3.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0 8 0.3 31 1.1 75 2.7 215 7.8 528 19.2 731 26.6 644 23.5 510 18.6
Pneumonia and Influenza 2,113 2.4 5 0.2 2 0.1 1 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 4 0.2 14 0.7 31 1.5 79 3.7 200 9.5 365 17.3 510 24.1 901 42.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 5,221 5.9 0 0.0 1 0.0 4 0.1 3 0.1 0 0.0 8 0.2 11 0.2 28 0.5 188 3.6 662 12.7 1,423 27.3 1,710 32.8 1,183 22.7
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 1,254 1.4 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 21 1.7 86 6.9 263 21.0 420 33.5 274 21.9 142 11.3 48 3.8
Septicemia 1,557 1.7 6 0.4 0 0.0 2 0.1 1 0.1 1 0.1 8 0.5 11 0.7 31 2.0 114 7.3 226 14.5 389 25.0 403 25.9 365 23.4
Nephritis, Nephrosis, & Nephrotic Syn. 1,822 2.0 4 0.2 1 0.1 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 5 0.3 11 0.6 36 2.0 99 5.4 220 12.1 403 22.1 501 27.5 540 29.6
Unintentional Motor Vehicle Injuries 1,516 1.7 6 0.4 19 1.3 15 1.0 14 0.9 35 2.3 246 16.2 244 16.1 193 12.7 220 14.5 208 13.7 140 9.2 119 7.8 57 3.8
Unintentional Poisonings 1,431 1.6 1 0.1 1 0.1 0 0.0 2 0.1 5 0.3 119 8.3 329 23.0 331 23.1 390 27.3 193 13.5 41 2.9 14 1.0 5 0.3
All Other Unintentional Injuries 2,039 2.3 17 0.8 20 1.0 7 0.3 5 0.2 12 0.6 32 1.6 78 3.8 74 3.6 142 7.0 198 9.7 296 14.5 470 23.1 688 33.7
Suicide 1,406 1.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 10 0.7 25 1.8 129 9.2 185 13.2 222 15.8 309 22.0 262 18.6 141 10.0 82 5.8 41 2.9
Homicide 593 0.7 11 1.9 18 3.0 4 0.7 4 0.7 14 2.4 119 20.1 174 29.3 107 18.0 74 12.5 38 6.4 19 3.2 8 1.3 3 0.5
Alzheimer's disease 3,803 4.3 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 38 1.0 271 7.1 1,106 29.1 2,387 62.8
HIV disease 235 0.3 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 16 6.8 42 17.9 76 32.3 67 28.5 26 11.1 7 3.0 1 0.4
All Other Causes of Death 19,520 21.9 809 4.1 71 0.4 26 0.1 34 0.2 22 0.1 98 0.5 252 1.3 442 2.3 1,061 5.4 1,992 10.2 3,015 15.4 4,749 24.3 6,949 35.6

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