CY2017 NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENT DEATHS BY MEDICAL CERTIFIER TYPE 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
MEDICAL CERTIFIER TYPE: 67,282 72.2 6,250 9.3 5,586 8.3 6,416 9.5 5,470 8.1 5,537 8.2 5,128 7.6 5,256 7.8 5,299 7.9 5,214 7.7 5,467 8.1 5,468 8.1 6,191 9.2
Physician
Medical Examiner 11,795 12.7 950 8.1 956 8.1 1,007 8.5 961 8.1 997 8.5 979 8.3 993 8.4 1,068 9.1 963 8.2 977 8.3 954 8.1 990 8.4
Physician Assistant 2,549 2.7 191 7.5 214 8.4 233 9.1 201 7.9 188 7.4 181 7.1 209 8.2 200 7.8 210 8.2 209 8.2 233 9.1 280 11.0
Nurse Practitioner/Family Nurse Practitioner 10,196 10.9 938 9.2 796 7.8 970 9.5 857 8.4 809 7.9 746 7.3 805 7.9 796 7.8 776 7.6 858 8.4 847 8.3 998 9.8
Unknown 1,380 1.5 125 9.1 96 7.0 145 10.5 111 8.0 123 8.9 141 10.2 117 8.5 105 7.6 115 8.3 112 8.1 95 6.9 95 6.9

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