2015 DEATHS OCCURRING* IN NORTH CAROLINA BY DISPOSITION OF THE BODY AND MONTH

  TOTAL MONTH OF DEATH
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
Total 90,028 100.0 8,758 9.7 7,669 8.5 8,162 9.1 7,227 8.0 7,260 8.1 7,059 7.8 7,177 8.0 7,056 7.8 6,993 7.8 7,468 8.3 7,373 8.2 7,826 8.7
DISPOSITION OF THE BODY: 48,134 53.5 4,831 10.0 4,251 8.8 4,432 9.2 3,925 8.2 3,914 8.1 3,723 7.7 3,813 7.9 3,663 7.6 3,667 7.6 4,013 8.3 3,792 7.9 4,110 8.5
Burial
Cremation 37,931 42.1 3,564 9.4 3,101 8.2 3,376 8.9 2,961 7.8 3,015 7.9 3,049 8.0 3,042 8.0 3,057 8.1 3,035 8.0 3,119 8.2 3,241 8.5 3,371 8.9
Donation 660 0.7 56 8.5 49 7.4 63 9.5 56 8.5 54 8.2 42 6.4 53 8.0 61 9.2 43 6.5 57 8.6 66 10.0 60 9.1
Entombment 1,293 1.4 140 10.8 114 8.8 120 9.3 109 8.4 110 8.5 86 6.7 106 8.2 101 7.8 92 7.1 95 7.3 114 8.8 106 8.2
Other 109 0.1 10 9.2 12 11.0 9 8.3 8 7.3 11 10.1 5 4.6 4 3.7 12 11.0 13 11.9 17 15.6 3 2.8 5 4.6
Removal from state 1,795 2.0 148 8.2 136 7.6 155 8.6 161 9.0 147 8.2 150 8.4 151 8.4 153 8.5 133 7.4 154 8.6 146 8.1 161 9.0
Unknown 106 0.1 9 8.5 6 5.7 7 6.6 7 6.6 9 8.5 4 3.8 8 7.5 9 8.5 10 9.4 13 12.3 11 10.4 13 12.3

*Data include deaths occurring in North Carolina, regardless of place of residence.
Prepared by NC DHHS/Division of Public Health/State Center for Health Statistics