2015 NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENT DEATHS BY MEDICAL CERTIFIER TYPE 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
MEDICAL CERTIFIER TYPE: 67,081 75.3 6,768 10.1 5,892 8.8 6,237 9.3 5,399 8.0 5,356 8.0 5,223 7.8 5,373 8.0 5,136 7.7 5,167 7.7 5,483 8.2 5,339 8.0 5,708 8.5
Physician
Medical Examiner 10,488 11.8 951 9.1 855 8.2 891 8.5 820 7.8 895 8.5 879 8.4 873 8.3 880 8.4 842 8.0 851 8.1 857 8.2 894 8.5
Physician Assistant 1,615 1.8 151 9.3 135 8.4 146 9.0 137 8.5 104 6.4 129 8.0 137 8.5 130 8.0 99 6.1 130 8.0 152 9.4 165 10.2
Nurse Practitioner/Family Nurse Practitioner 8,277 9.3 691 8.3 581 7.0 698 8.4 672 8.1 682 8.2 646 7.8 616 7.4 619 7.5 671 8.1 753 9.1 808 9.8 840 10.1
Unknown 1,669 1.9 150 9.0 144 8.6 126 7.5 115 6.9 127 7.6 119 7.1 131 7.8 193 11.6 149 8.9 119 7.1 143 8.6 153 9.2

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