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

  TOTAL MONTH
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
Total 69,577 100.0 8,179 11.8 7,955 11.4 8,231 11.8 7,778 11.2 7,838 11.3 7,515 10.8 7,354 10.6 7,463 10.7 7,264 10.4
DISPOSITION OF THE BODY: 32,205 46.3 3,848 11.9 3,776 11.7 3,795 11.8 3,638 11.3 3,633 11.3 3,426 10.6 3,339 10.4 3,396 10.5 3,354 10.4
Burial
Cremation 34,330 49.3 3,972 11.6 3,824 11.1 4,064 11.8 3,800 11.1 3,861 11.2 3,759 10.9 3,713 10.8 3,726 10.9 3,611 10.5
Donation 679 1.0 57 8.4 92 13.5 79 11.6 88 13.0 77 11.3 80 11.8 59 8.7 75 11.0 72 10.6
Entombment 888 1.3 113 12.7 112 12.6 109 12.3 89 10.0 107 12.0 95 10.7 87 9.8 102 11.5 74 8.3
Other 75 0.1 8 10.7 4 5.3 12 16.0 10 13.3 5 6.7 13 17.3 6 8.0 7 9.3 10 13.3
Removal from state 1,317 1.9 175 13.3 132 10.0 159 12.1 146 11.1 151 11.5 130 9.9 145 11.0 148 11.2 131 9.9
Unknown 83 0.1 6 7.2 15 18.1 13 15.7 7 8.4 4 4.8 12 14.5 5 6.0 9 10.8 12 14.5

* 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