2016 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 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
MEDICAL CERTIFIER TYPE: 66,347 73.3 6,204 9.4 5,601 8.4 5,852 8.8 5,411 8.2 5,389 8.1 5,086 7.7 5,251 7.9 5,211 7.9 5,086 7.7 5,541 8.4 5,613 8.5 6,102 9.2
Physician
Medical Examiner 11,411 12.6 950 8.3 906 7.9 1,002 8.8 942 8.3 997 8.7 926 8.1 908 8.0 936 8.2 934 8.2 984 8.6 922 8.1 1,004 8.8
Physician Assistant 2,095 2.3 165 7.9 171 8.2 191 9.1 171 8.2 147 7.0 181 8.6 198 9.5 160 7.6 167 8.0 191 9.1 176 8.4 177 8.4
Nurse Practitioner/Family Nurse Practitioner 9,249 10.2 831 9.0 845 9.1 856 9.3 743 8.0 765 8.3 689 7.4 711 7.7 732 7.9 696 7.5 774 8.4 780 8.4 827 8.9
Unknown 1,396 1.5 145 10.4 119 8.5 101 7.2 97 6.9 124 8.9 120 8.6 129 9.2 99 7.1 125 9.0 107 7.7 117 8.4 113 8.1

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