YTD2017 QUARTER 1-4 (JAN-DEC) NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENT DEATHS* OCCURRING IN NORTH CAROLINA, BY AGE AND TOBACCO LISTED AS A CONTRIBUTING CAUSE OF DEATH (DECEDENTS AGES 18 & OVER)

  TOTAL TOBACCO CONTRIBUTING TO DEATH:
Unknown Not on Certificate No Probably Yes
# % # % # % # % # % # %
TOTAL 88,020 100.0 43,296 49.2 4,779 5.4 28,572 32.5 5,158 5.9 6,215 7.1
AGE OF DECEDENT: 887 1.0 327 36.9 30 3.4 522 58.9 7 0.8 1 0.1
18-24
25-34 1,896 2.2 844 44.5 65 3.4 939 49.5 28 1.5 20 1.1
35-44 2,637 3.0 1,270 48.2 113 4.3 1,085 41.1 83 3.1 86 3.3
45-54 5,621 6.4 2,771 49.3 296 5.3 1,753 31.2 369 6.6 432 7.7
55-64 12,369 14.1 5,995 48.5 665 5.4 3,153 25.5 1,106 8.9 1,450 11.7
65-74 18,297 20.8 8,901 48.6 1,037 5.7 4,756 26.0 1,536 8.4 2,067 11.3
75-84 21,436 24.4 10,729 50.1 1,238 5.8 6,620 30.9 1,308 6.1 1,541 7.2
85+ 24,877 28.3 12,459 50.1 1,335 5.4 9,744 39.2 721 2.9 618 2.5

* 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