CY2017 DEATHS OCCURRING* IN NORTH CAROLINA BY MEDICAL CERTIFIER TYPE 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
MEDICAL CERTIFIER TYPE: 68,722 73.1 6,382 9.3 5,697 8.3 6,555 9.5 5,612 8.2 5,674 8.3 5,223 7.6 5,374 7.8 5,406 7.9 5,348 7.8 5,580 8.1 5,564 8.1 6,307 9.2
Physician
Medical Examiner 12,238 13.0 969 7.9 993 8.1 1,033 8.4 1,002 8.2 1,036 8.5 1,033 8.4 1,060 8.7 1,113 9.1 1,021 8.3 993 8.1 964 7.9 1,021 8.3
Physician Assistant 2,613 2.8 197 7.5 220 8.4 239 9.1 207 7.9 192 7.3 183 7.0 217 8.3 202 7.7 215 8.2 218 8.3 238 9.1 285 10.9
Nurse Practitioner/Family Nurse Practitioner 10,445 11.1 962 9.2 818 7.8 993 9.5 871 8.3 825 7.9 761 7.3 830 7.9 813 7.8 800 7.7 882 8.4 870 8.3 1,020 9.8
Unknown 52 0.1 2 3.8 3 5.8 3 5.8 1 1.9 7 13.5 11 21.2 5 9.6 3 5.8 3 5.8 7 13.5 0 0.0 7 13.5

*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