2015 NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENT DEATHS BY DISPOSITION OF THE BODY AND MONTH

  TOTAL MONTH OF DEATH
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
Total 89,130 100.0 8,711 9.8 7,607 8.5 8,098 9.1 7,143 8.0 7,164 8.0 6,996 7.8 7,130 8.0 6,958 7.8 6,928 7.8 7,336 8.2 7,299 8.2 7,760 8.7
DISPOSITION OF THE BODY: 47,544 53.3 4,769 10.0 4,194 8.8 4,388 9.2 3,868 8.1 3,851 8.1 3,694 7.8 3,780 8.0 3,616 7.6 3,625 7.6 3,938 8.3 3,747 7.9 4,074 8.6
Burial
Cremation 37,456 42.0 3,551 9.5 3,075 8.2 3,354 9.0 2,921 7.8 2,971 7.9 3,009 8.0 3,014 8.0 2,997 8.0 2,985 8.0 3,050 8.1 3,199 8.5 3,330 8.9
Donation 659 0.7 57 8.6 49 7.4 60 9.1 56 8.5 54 8.2 41 6.2 53 8.0 64 9.7 43 6.5 56 8.5 66 10.0 60 9.1
Entombment 1,280 1.4 140 10.9 112 8.8 120 9.4 109 8.5 110 8.6 84 6.6 105 8.2 100 7.8 87 6.8 97 7.6 111 8.7 105 8.2
Other 114 0.1 10 8.8 15 13.2 9 7.9 10 8.8 9 7.9 6 5.3 4 3.5 13 11.4 13 11.4 17 14.9 3 2.6 5 4.4
Removal from state 1,973 2.2 175 8.9 156 7.9 159 8.1 173 8.8 161 8.2 158 8.0 166 8.4 160 8.1 165 8.4 164 8.3 163 8.3 173 8.8
Unknown 104 0.1 9 8.7 6 5.8 8 7.7 6 5.8 8 7.7 4 3.8 8 7.7 8 7.7 10 9.6 14 13.5 10 9.6 13 12.5

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