2016 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 91,354 100.0 8,357 9.1 7,664 8.4 8,099 8.9 7,451 8.2 7,494 8.2 7,056 7.7 7,271 8.0 7,194 7.9 7,080 7.8 7,723 8.5 7,663 8.4 8,302 9.1
DISPOSITION OF THE BODY: 46,450 50.8 4,390 9.5 3,999 8.6 4,150 8.9 3,873 8.3 3,864 8.3 3,579 7.7 3,705 8.0 3,562 7.7 3,516 7.6 3,883 8.4 3,779 8.1 4,150 8.9
Burial
Cremation 40,784 44.6 3,593 8.8 3,296 8.1 3,580 8.8 3,245 8.0 3,297 8.1 3,155 7.7 3,273 8.0 3,319 8.1 3,236 7.9 3,504 8.6 3,524 8.6 3,762 9.2
Donation 745 0.8 58 7.8 54 7.2 61 8.2 56 7.5 70 9.4 54 7.2 68 9.1 73 9.8 55 7.4 60 8.1 64 8.6 72 9.7
Entombment 1,225 1.3 118 9.6 121 9.9 110 9.0 94 7.7 85 6.9 89 7.3 71 5.8 91 7.4 107 8.7 111 9.1 117 9.6 111 9.1
Other 105 0.1 5 4.8 13 12.4 3 2.9 8 7.6 15 14.3 6 5.7 9 8.6 13 12.4 10 9.5 7 6.7 7 6.7 9 8.6
Removal from state 1,944 2.1 180 9.3 175 9.0 184 9.5 165 8.5 154 7.9 169 8.7 135 6.9 127 6.5 148 7.6 152 7.8 163 8.4 192 9.9
Unknown 101 0.1 13 12.9 6 5.9 11 10.9 10 9.9 9 8.9 4 4.0 10 9.9 9 8.9 8 7.9 6 5.9 9 8.9 6 5.9

*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