YTD2017 QUARTER 1-4 (JAN-DEC) NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENT DEATHS* OCCURRING IN NORTH CAROLINA, BY MEDICAL CERTIFIER TYPE AND MONTH

  TOTAL MONTH
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
Total 89,250 100.0 8,234 9.2 7,466 8.4 8,547 9.6 7,420 8.3 7,458 8.4 6,946 7.8 7,181 8.0 7,263 8.1 7,074 7.9 7,414 8.3 7,326 8.2 6,921 7.8
MEDICAL CERTIFIER TYPE: 47 0.1 2 4.3 3 6.4 3 6.4 1 2.1 6 12.8 10 21.3 5 10.6 3 6.4 3 6.4 7 14.9 0 0.0 4 8.5
Unknown
Physician 65,530 73.4 6,188 9.4 5,518 8.4 6,368 9.7 5,427 8.3 5,496 8.4 5,076 7.7 5,200 7.9 5,230 8.0 5,146 7.9 5,404 8.2 5,351 8.2 5,126 7.8
Medical Examiner 11,188 12.5 915 8.2 935 8.4 973 8.7 934 8.3 960 8.6 934 8.3 962 8.6 1,034 9.2 940 8.4 938 8.4 902 8.1 761 6.8
Physician Assistant 2,483 2.8 191 7.7 214 8.6 233 9.4 201 8.1 188 7.6 181 7.3 209 8.4 200 8.1 210 8.5 210 8.5 232 9.3 214 8.6
Nurse Practitioner/Family Nurse Practitioner 10,002 11.2 938 9.4 796 8.0 970 9.7 857 8.6 808 8.1 745 7.4 805 8.0 796 8.0 775 7.7 855 8.5 841 8.4 816 8.2

* Data shown are provisional and include only resident events occurring within North Carolina. Data does not reflect events affecting
North Carolina residents that occurred in other states. Therefore provisional data will not match the final number of resident events reported.
Prepared by NC DHHS/Division of Public Health/State Center for Health Statistics