YTD2017 QUARTER 1-3 (JAN-SEP) 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
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
Total 67,005 100.0 8,234 12.3 7,465 11.1 8,545 12.8 7,418 11.1 7,456 11.1 6,941 10.4 7,169 10.7 7,227 10.8 6,550 9.8
DISPOSITION OF THE BODY: 33,189 49.5 4,157 12.5 3,789 11.4 4,303 13.0 3,744 11.3 3,627 10.9 3,386 10.2 3,577 10.8 3,489 10.5 3,117 9.4
Burial
Cremation 31,157 46.5 3,718 11.9 3,364 10.8 3,878 12.4 3,394 10.9 3,531 11.3 3,296 10.6 3,319 10.7 3,475 11.2 3,182 10.2
Donation 537 0.8 67 12.5 71 13.2 62 11.5 58 10.8 64 11.9 63 11.7 65 12.1 41 7.6 46 8.6
Entombment 828 1.2 83 10.0 100 12.1 112 13.5 79 9.5 106 12.8 72 8.7 90 10.9 95 11.5 91 11.0
Other 53 0.1 9 17.0 5 9.4 7 13.2 1 1.9 8 15.1 4 7.5 7 13.2 9 17.0 3 5.7
Removal from state 1,194 1.8 193 16.2 132 11.1 180 15.1 133 11.1 113 9.5 109 9.1 109 9.1 115 9.6 110 9.2
Unknown 47 0.1 7 14.9 4 8.5 3 6.4 9 19.1 7 14.9 11 23.4 2 4.3 3 6.4 1 2.1

* 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