CY2017 NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENT DEATHS BY DISPOSITION OF THE BODY AND MONTH

  TOTAL MONTH OF DEATH
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
Total 93,202 100.0 8,454 9.1 7,648 8.2 8,771 9.4 7,600 8.2 7,654 8.2 7,175 7.7 7,380 7.9 7,468 8.0 7,278 7.8 7,623 8.2 7,597 8.2 8,554 9.2
DISPOSITION OF THE BODY: 45,536 48.9 4,224 9.3 3,837 8.4 4,355 9.6 3,798 8.3 3,684 8.1 3,457 7.6 3,637 8.0 3,551 7.8 3,421 7.5 3,741 8.2 3,739 8.2 4,092 9.0
Burial
Cremation 43,474 46.6 3,824 8.8 3,448 7.9 3,984 9.2 3,478 8.0 3,615 8.3 3,411 7.8 3,420 7.9 3,607 8.3 3,517 8.1 3,543 8.1 3,532 8.1 4,095 9.4
Donation 747 0.8 71 9.5 73 9.8 63 8.4 59 7.9 65 8.7 64 8.6 66 8.8 41 5.5 65 8.7 60 8.0 53 7.1 67 9.0
Entombment 1,130 1.2 83 7.3 103 9.1 112 9.9 80 7.1 107 9.5 74 6.5 93 8.2 97 8.6 100 8.8 90 8.0 90 8.0 101 8.9
Other 80 0.1 10 12.5 7 8.8 8 10.0 1 1.3 10 12.5 5 6.3 9 11.3 11 13.8 4 5.0 4 5.0 4 5.0 7 8.8
Removal from state 2,173 2.3 235 10.8 176 8.1 246 11.3 175 8.1 166 7.6 153 7.0 153 7.0 157 7.2 170 7.8 182 8.4 177 8.1 183 8.4
Unknown 62 0.1 7 11.3 4 6.5 3 4.8 9 14.5 7 11.3 11 17.7 2 3.2 4 6.5 1 1.6 3 4.8 2 3.2 9 14.5

Prepared by NC DHHS/Division of Public Health/State Center for Health Statistics