YTD2017 QUARTER 1-4 (JAN-DEC) 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 89,250 100.0 8 0.0 44,344 49.7 44,898 50.3
UNDERLYING CAUSE OF DEATH CATEGORY: 16,216 18.2 2 0.0 7,491 46.2 8,723 53.8
Diseases of Heart
Hypertension 868 1.0 0 0.0 502 57.8 366 42.2
Cerebrovascular Disease 4,398 4.9 0 0.0 2,568 58.4 1,830 41.6
Atherosclerosis 105 0.1 0 0.0 55 52.4 50 47.6
Cancer 17,281 19.4 2 0.0 8,267 47.8 9,012 52.1
Diabetes Mellitus 2,529 2.8 1 0.0 1,123 44.4 1,405 55.6
Pneumonia and Influenza 1,808 2.0 0 0.0 953 52.7 855 47.3
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 4,933 5.5 0 0.0 2,657 53.9 2,276 46.1
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 1,123 1.3 0 0.0 428 38.1 695 61.9
Septicemia 1,276 1.4 0 0.0 680 53.3 596 46.7
Nephritis, Nephrosis, & Nephrotic Syn. 1,790 2.0 0 0.0 947 52.9 843 47.1
Unintentional Motor Vehicle Injuries 1,224 1.4 0 0.0 375 30.6 849 69.4
All Other Unintentional Injuries 3,089 3.5 0 0.0 1,250 40.5 1,839 59.5
Suicide 1,242 1.4 0 0.0 260 20.9 982 79.1
Homicide 532 0.6 0 0.0 99 18.6 433 81.4
Alzheimer's disease 3,805 4.3 0 0.0 2,665 70.0 1,140 30.0
HIV disease 181 0.2 0 0.0 50 27.6 131 72.4
All Other Causes of Death 19,181 21.5 3 0.0 10,180 53.1 8,998 46.9
Cause of Death Not Coded Yet 7,669 8.6 0 0.0 3,794 49.5 3,875 50.5

* 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