CY2018 DEATHS OCCURRING* IN NORTH CAROLINA BY DISPOSITION OF THE BODY AND MONTH

  TOTAL MONTH OF DEATH
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
Total 94,867 100.0 9,448 10.0 7,946 8.4 8,140 8.6 7,597 8.0 7,646 8.1 7,522 7.9 7,487 7.9 7,509 7.9 7,295 7.7 7,894 8.3 7,890 8.3 8,493 9.0
DISPOSITION OF THE BODY: 44,625 47.0 4,493 10.1 3,749 8.4 3,952 8.9 3,615 8.1 3,659 8.2 3,468 7.8 3,490 7.8 3,412 7.6 3,423 7.7 3,692 8.3 3,752 8.4 3,920 8.8
Burial
Cremation 45,755 48.2 4,512 9.9 3,806 8.3 3,809 8.3 3,648 8.0 3,638 8.0 3,692 8.1 3,660 8.0 3,733 8.2 3,487 7.6 3,850 8.4 3,761 8.2 4,159 9.1
Donation 753 0.8 68 9.0 58 7.7 60 8.0 58 7.7 56 7.4 67 8.9 57 7.6 56 7.4 75 10.0 70 9.3 61 8.1 67 8.9
Entombment 1,240 1.3 124 10.0 123 9.9 119 9.6 92 7.4 99 8.0 99 8.0 84 6.8 94 7.6 104 8.4 95 7.7 97 7.8 110 8.9
Other 79 0.1 7 8.9 4 5.1 5 6.3 5 6.3 9 11.4 10 12.7 5 6.3 7 8.9 10 12.7 9 11.4 1 1.3 7 8.9
Removal from state 2,322 2.4 237 10.2 199 8.6 190 8.2 172 7.4 178 7.7 176 7.6 186 8.0 198 8.5 184 7.9 169 7.3 213 9.2 220 9.5
Unknown 93 0.1 7 7.5 7 7.5 5 5.4 7 7.5 7 7.5 10 10.8 5 5.4 9 9.7 12 12.9 9 9.7 5 5.4 10 10.8

*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