YTD2017 QUARTER 1-4 (JAN-DEC) NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENT DEATHS* OCCURRING IN NORTH CAROLINA, BY DISPOSITION OF THE BODY AND MONTH

  TOTAL MONTH
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
Total 89,250 100.0 8,234 9.2 7,466 8.4 8,547 9.6 7,420 8.3 7,458 8.4 6,946 7.8 7,181 8.0 7,263 8.1 7,074 7.9 7,414 8.3 7,326 8.2 6,921 7.8
DISPOSITION OF THE BODY: 44,087 49.4 4,157 9.4 3,789 8.6 4,304 9.8 3,745 8.5 3,627 8.2 3,386 7.7 3,579 8.1 3,498 7.9 3,361 7.6 3,674 8.3 3,654 8.3 3,313 7.5
Burial
Cremation 41,632 46.6 3,718 8.9 3,365 8.1 3,879 9.3 3,395 8.2 3,532 8.5 3,301 7.9 3,327 8.0 3,499 8.4 3,423 8.2 3,454 8.3 3,397 8.2 3,342 8.0
Donation 716 0.8 67 9.4 71 9.9 62 8.7 58 8.1 65 9.1 63 8.8 66 9.2 41 5.7 62 8.7 59 8.2 52 7.3 50 7.0
Entombment 1,090 1.2 83 7.6 100 9.2 112 10.3 79 7.2 106 9.7 72 6.6 90 8.3 95 8.7 95 8.7 89 8.2 87 8.0 82 7.5
Other 68 0.1 9 13.2 5 7.4 7 10.3 1 1.5 8 11.8 4 5.9 7 10.3 9 13.2 4 5.9 4 5.9 4 5.9 6 8.8
Removal from state 1,597 1.8 193 12.1 132 8.3 180 11.3 133 8.3 113 7.1 109 6.8 110 6.9 117 7.3 128 8.0 131 8.2 130 8.1 121 7.6
Unknown 60 0.1 7 11.7 4 6.7 3 5.0 9 15.0 7 11.7 11 18.3 2 3.3 4 6.7 1 1.7 3 5.0 2 3.3 7 11.7

* 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