2015 DEATHS OCCURRING* IN NORTH CAROLINA BY MEDICAL CERTIFIER TYPE 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
MEDICAL CERTIFIER TYPE: 68,552 76.1 6,894 10.1 6,024 8.8 6,348 9.3 5,512 8.0 5,497 8.0 5,334 7.8 5,475 8.0 5,270 7.7 5,304 7.7 5,624 8.2 5,448 7.9 5,822 8.5
Physician
Medical Examiner 10,959 12.2 980 8.9 883 8.1 928 8.5 865 7.9 943 8.6 920 8.4 908 8.3 928 8.5 881 8.0 902 8.2 902 8.2 919 8.4
Physician Assistant 1,646 1.8 153 9.3 137 8.3 148 9.0 141 8.6 106 6.4 131 8.0 141 8.6 131 8.0 101 6.1 134 8.1 154 9.4 169 10.3
Nurse Practitioner/Family Nurse Practitioner 8,485 9.4 713 8.4 598 7.0 718 8.5 688 8.1 694 8.2 662 7.8 634 7.5 633 7.5 685 8.1 769 9.1 834 9.8 857 10.1
Unknown 386 0.4 18 4.7 27 7.0 20 5.2 21 5.4 20 5.2 12 3.1 19 4.9 94 24.4 22 5.7 39 10.1 35 9.1 59 15.3

*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