YTD2017 QUARTER 1-3 (JAN-SEP) NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENT DEATHS* OCCURRING IN NORTH CAROLINA, BY UNDERLYING CAUSE OF DEATH CATEGORY AND SEX OF DECEDENT

  TOTAL SEX
Missing/Unknown Female Male
# % # % # % # %
TOTAL 67,005 100.0 5 0.0 33,448 49.9 33,552 50.1
UNDERLYING CAUSE OF DEATH CATEGORY: 12,701 19.0 2 0.0 5,916 46.6 6,783 53.4
Diseases of Heart
Hypertension 686 1.0 0 0.0 400 58.3 286 41.7
Cerebrovascular Disease 3,480 5.2 0 0.0 2,036 58.5 1,444 41.5
Atherosclerosis 84 0.1 0 0.0 45 53.6 39 46.4
Cancer 13,618 20.3 1 0.0 6,566 48.2 7,051 51.8
Diabetes Mellitus 1,947 2.9 1 0.1 850 43.7 1,096 56.3
Pneumonia and Influenza 1,527 2.3 0 0.0 815 53.4 712 46.6
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 4,021 6.0 0 0.0 2,185 54.3 1,836 45.7
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 879 1.3 0 0.0 331 37.7 548 62.3
Septicemia 1,003 1.5 0 0.0 537 53.5 466 46.5
Nephritis, Nephrosis, & Nephrotic Syn. 1,419 2.1 0 0.0 743 52.4 676 47.6
Unintentional Motor Vehicle Injuries 868 1.3 0 0.0 263 30.3 605 69.7
Unintentional Poisonings 608 0.9 0 0.0 203 33.4 405 66.6
All Other Unintentional Injuries 1,379 2.1 0 0.0 625 45.3 754 54.7
Suicide 900 1.3 0 0.0 180 20.0 720 80.0
Homicide 365 0.5 0 0.0 69 18.9 296 81.1
Alzheimer's disease 3,033 4.5 0 0.0 2,129 70.2 904 29.8
HIV disease 144 0.2 0 0.0 37 25.7 107 74.3
All Other Causes of Death 15,630 23.3 1 0.0 8,252 52.8 7,377 47.2
Cause of Death Not Coded Yet 2,713 4.0 0 0.0 1,266 46.7 1,447 53.3

* Data shown are provisional and include only resident events occurring within North Carolina. Data does not reflect events affecting
North Carolina residents that occurred in other states. Therefore provisional data will not match the final number of resident events reported.
Prepared by NC DHHS/Division of Public Health/State Center for Health Statistics