2016 NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENT DEATHS BY AGE AND EDUCATION LEVEL (DECEDENTS AGES 18 & OVER)

  TOTAL EDUCATION LEVEL OF DECEDENT:
8th grade or less
High School, no diploma
High School Graduate
or GED Completed
Some college credit,
but no degree
Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Doctorate Degree or
Professional Degree
Unknown
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
TOTAL 89,138 100.0 9,794 11.0 13,472 15.1 34,124 38.3 10,640 11.9 7,181 8.1 8,960 10.1 3,170 3.6 1,349 1.5 448 0.5
AGE OF DECEDENT: 940 1.1 18 1.9 227 24.1 399 42.4 215 22.9 39 4.1 36 3.8 3 0.3 0 0.0 3 0.3
18-24
25-34 1,869 2.1 70 3.7 361 19.3 759 40.6 369 19.7 143 7.7 132 7.1 22 1.2 7 0.4 6 0.3
35-44 2,673 3.0 141 5.3 492 18.4 1,060 39.7 432 16.2 226 8.5 222 8.3 64 2.4 16 0.6 20 0.7
45-54 6,102 6.8 324 5.3 1,047 17.2 2,529 41.4 833 13.7 574 9.4 531 8.7 170 2.8 44 0.7 50 0.8
55-64 12,710 14.3 733 5.8 2,079 16.4 5,187 40.8 1,757 13.8 1,218 9.6 1,167 9.2 337 2.7 119 0.9 113 0.9
65-74 18,409 20.7 1,608 8.7 2,804 15.2 6,872 37.3 2,370 12.9 1,765 9.6 1,852 10.1 752 4.1 271 1.5 115 0.6
75-84 21,365 24.0 2,642 12.4 3,291 15.4 8,190 38.3 2,202 10.3 1,570 7.3 2,138 10.0 878 4.1 385 1.8 69 0.3
85+ 25,070 28.1 4,258 17.0 3,171 12.6 9,128 36.4 2,462 9.8 1,646 6.6 2,882 11.5 944 3.8 507 2.0 72 0.3

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