YTD2017 QUARTER 1-3 (JAN-SEP) DEATHS OCCURRING* IN NORTH CAROLINA BY DISPOSITION OF THE BODY AND MONTH

  TOTAL MONTH
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
Total 69,460 100.0 8,511 12.3 7,728 11.1 8,820 12.7 7,687 11.1 7,731 11.1 7,201 10.4 7,471 10.8 7,493 10.8 6,818 9.8
DISPOSITION OF THE BODY: 34,005 49.0 4,257 12.5 3,869 11.4 4,392 12.9 3,825 11.2 3,720 10.9 3,479 10.2 3,675 10.8 3,581 10.5 3,207 9.4
Burial
Cremation 32,423 46.7 3,845 11.9 3,505 10.8 4,033 12.4 3,543 10.9 3,671 11.3 3,422 10.6 3,478 10.7 3,610 11.1 3,316 10.2
Donation 551 0.8 68 12.3 73 13.2 64 11.6 59 10.7 64 11.6 64 11.6 65 11.8 45 8.2 49 8.9
Entombment 850 1.2 86 10.1 103 12.1 113 13.3 82 9.6 107 12.6 74 8.7 93 10.9 98 11.5 94 11.1
Other 56 0.1 9 16.1 5 8.9 8 14.3 1 1.8 8 14.3 5 8.9 7 12.5 9 16.1 4 7.1
Removal from state 1,527 2.2 239 15.7 169 11.1 207 13.6 168 11.0 154 10.1 146 9.6 151 9.9 146 9.6 147 9.6
Unknown 48 0.1 7 14.6 4 8.3 3 6.3 9 18.8 7 14.6 11 22.9 2 4.2 4 8.3 1 2.1

* Data shown are provisional and include only events occurring in North Carolina, regardless of place of residence.
Prepared by NC DHHS/Division of Public Health/State Center for Health Statistics