2016 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 90,498 100.0 8,295 9.2 7,642 8.4 8,002 8.8 7,364 8.1 7,422 8.2 7,002 7.7 7,197 8.0 7,138 7.9 7,008 7.7 7,597 8.4 7,608 8.4 8,223 9.1
DISPOSITION OF THE BODY: 45,898 50.7 4,334 9.4 3,972 8.7 4,092 8.9 3,828 8.3 3,803 8.3 3,530 7.7 3,647 7.9 3,532 7.7 3,479 7.6 3,835 8.4 3,745 8.2 4,101 8.9
Burial
Cremation 40,382 44.6 3,566 8.8 3,297 8.2 3,529 8.7 3,200 7.9 3,271 8.1 3,147 7.8 3,244 8.0 3,283 8.1 3,180 7.9 3,428 8.5 3,500 8.7 3,737 9.3
Donation 738 0.8 57 7.7 53 7.2 61 8.3 54 7.3 69 9.3 54 7.3 67 9.1 73 9.9 54 7.3 63 8.5 63 8.5 70 9.5
Entombment 1,207 1.3 115 9.5 119 9.9 108 8.9 95 7.9 83 6.9 88 7.3 71 5.9 89 7.4 103 8.5 107 8.9 119 9.9 110 9.1
Other 108 0.1 5 4.6 13 12.0 3 2.8 8 7.4 16 14.8 6 5.6 10 9.3 13 12.0 11 10.2 6 5.6 7 6.5 10 9.3
Removal from state 2,069 2.3 205 9.9 182 8.8 199 9.6 169 8.2 171 8.3 174 8.4 148 7.2 139 6.7 173 8.4 155 7.5 165 8.0 189 9.1
Unknown 96 0.1 13 13.5 6 6.3 10 10.4 10 10.4 9 9.4 3 3.1 10 10.4 9 9.4 8 8.3 3 3.1 9 9.4 6 6.3

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