YTD2019 QUARTERS 1-3 (JAN-SEP) DEATHS OCCURRING* IN NORTH CAROLINA BY DISPOSITION OF THE BODY AND MONTH

  TOTAL MONTH
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
Total 72,032 100.0 8,440 11.7 8,187 11.4 8,519 11.8 8,037 11.2 8,104 11.3 7,802 10.8 7,642 10.6 7,746 10.8 7,555 10.5
DISPOSITION OF THE BODY: 32,918 45.7 3,932 11.9 3,858 11.7 3,873 11.8 3,719 11.3 3,718 11.3 3,503 10.6 3,419 10.4 3,452 10.5 3,444 10.5
Burial
Cremation 35,621 49.5 4,103 11.5 3,938 11.1 4,210 11.8 3,918 11.0 4,003 11.2 3,920 11.0 3,870 10.9 3,894 10.9 3,765 10.6
Donation 700 1.0 57 8.1 94 13.4 79 11.3 93 13.3 78 11.1 87 12.4 62 8.9 77 11.0 73 10.4
Entombment 904 1.3 114 12.6 114 12.6 111 12.3 90 10.0 107 11.8 96 10.6 91 10.1 104 11.5 77 8.5
Other 78 0.1 8 10.3 4 5.1 12 15.4 10 12.8 6 7.7 13 16.7 7 9.0 8 10.3 10 12.8
Removal from state 1,726 2.4 220 12.7 163 9.4 221 12.8 200 11.6 187 10.8 171 9.9 188 10.9 202 11.7 174 10.1
Unknown 85 0.1 6 7.1 16 18.8 13 15.3 7 8.2 5 5.9 12 14.1 5 5.9 9 10.6 12 14.1

* 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