CY2017 DEATHS OCCURRING* IN NORTH CAROLINA BY DISPOSITION OF THE BODY AND MONTH

  TOTAL MONTH OF DEATH
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
Total 94,070 100.0 8,512 9.0 7,731 8.2 8,823 9.4 7,693 8.2 7,734 8.2 7,211 7.7 7,486 8.0 7,537 8.0 7,387 7.9 7,680 8.2 7,636 8.1 8,640 9.2
DISPOSITION OF THE BODY: 45,984 48.9 4,257 9.3 3,869 8.4 4,393 9.6 3,828 8.3 3,719 8.1 3,481 7.6 3,679 8.0 3,596 7.8 3,472 7.6 3,777 8.2 3,774 8.2 4,139 9.0
Burial
Cremation 44,004 46.8 3,846 8.7 3,508 8.0 4,034 9.2 3,546 8.1 3,674 8.3 3,428 7.8 3,487 7.9 3,636 8.3 3,574 8.1 3,589 8.2 3,550 8.1 4,132 9.4
Donation 754 0.8 68 9.0 73 9.7 64 8.5 59 7.8 65 8.6 64 8.5 66 8.8 45 6.0 65 8.6 60 8.0 55 7.3 70 9.3
Entombment 1,139 1.2 86 7.6 103 9.0 113 9.9 82 7.2 107 9.4 74 6.5 93 8.2 98 8.6 98 8.6 89 7.8 92 8.1 104 9.1
Other 74 0.1 9 12.2 5 6.8 8 10.8 1 1.4 8 10.8 6 8.1 7 9.5 9 12.2 5 6.8 5 6.8 4 5.4 7 9.5
Removal from state 2,050 2.2 239 11.7 169 8.2 208 10.1 168 8.2 154 7.5 147 7.2 152 7.4 148 7.2 172 8.4 156 7.6 158 7.7 179 8.7
Unknown 65 0.1 7 10.8 4 6.2 3 4.6 9 13.8 7 10.8 11 16.9 2 3.1 5 7.7 1 1.5 4 6.2 3 4.6 9 13.8

*Data include deaths occurring in North Carolina, regardless of place of residence.
Prepared by NC DHHS/Division of Public Health/State Center for Health Statistics