2016 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 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
MEDICAL CERTIFIER TYPE: 67,755 74.2 6,333 9.3 5,687 8.4 5,979 8.8 5,515 8.1 5,519 8.1 5,191 7.7 5,365 7.9 5,305 7.8 5,201 7.7 5,706 8.4 5,722 8.4 6,232 9.2
Physician
Medical Examiner 11,794 12.9 970 8.2 922 7.8 1,032 8.8 979 8.3 1,021 8.7 962 8.2 949 8.0 970 8.2 986 8.4 1,024 8.7 948 8.0 1,031 8.7
Physician Assistant 2,144 2.3 166 7.7 176 8.2 194 9.0 179 8.3 149 6.9 187 8.7 200 9.3 160 7.5 173 8.1 196 9.1 181 8.4 183 8.5
Nurse Practitioner/Family Nurse Practitioner 9,478 10.4 848 8.9 859 9.1 881 9.3 763 8.1 784 8.3 707 7.5 729 7.7 750 7.9 712 7.5 794 8.4 804 8.5 847 8.9
Unknown 183 0.2 40 21.9 20 10.9 13 7.1 15 8.2 21 11.5 9 4.9 28 15.3 9 4.9 8 4.4 3 1.6 8 4.4 9 4.9

*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