YTD2017 QUARTER 1-4 (JAN-DEC) DEATHS OCCURRING* IN NORTH CAROLINA BY DISPOSITION OF THE BODY AND MONTH

  TOTAL MONTH
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
Total 92,419 100.0 8,511 9.2 7,729 8.4 8,822 9.5 7,690 8.3 7,733 8.4 7,206 7.8 7,483 8.1 7,531 8.1 7,378 8.0 7,661 8.3 7,567 8.2 7,108 7.7
DISPOSITION OF THE BODY: 45,170 48.9 4,257 9.4 3,869 8.6 4,393 9.7 3,827 8.5 3,720 8.2 3,479 7.7 3,677 8.1 3,592 8.0 3,468 7.7 3,771 8.3 3,743 8.3 3,374 7.5
Burial
Cremation 43,254 46.8 3,845 8.9 3,506 8.1 4,034 9.3 3,544 8.2 3,672 8.5 3,427 7.9 3,486 8.1 3,634 8.4 3,569 8.3 3,578 8.3 3,518 8.1 3,441 8.0
Donation 733 0.8 68 9.3 73 10.0 64 8.7 59 8.0 65 8.9 64 8.7 66 9.0 45 6.1 65 8.9 60 8.2 54 7.4 50 6.8
Entombment 1,119 1.2 86 7.7 103 9.2 113 10.1 82 7.3 107 9.6 74 6.6 93 8.3 98 8.8 98 8.8 89 8.0 90 8.0 86 7.7
Other 71 0.1 9 12.7 5 7.0 8 11.3 1 1.4 8 11.3 5 7.0 7 9.9 9 12.7 5 7.0 4 5.6 4 5.6 6 8.5
Removal from state 2,009 2.2 239 11.9 169 8.4 207 10.3 168 8.4 154 7.7 146 7.3 152 7.6 148 7.4 172 8.6 155 7.7 155 7.7 144 7.2
Unknown 63 0.1 7 11.1 4 6.3 3 4.8 9 14.3 7 11.1 11 17.5 2 3.2 5 7.9 1 1.6 4 6.3 3 4.8 7 11.1

* Data shown are provisional and include only events occurring in North Carolina, regardless of place of residence.
Prepared by NC DHHS/Division of Public Health/State Center for Health Statistics