YTD2020 QUARTERS 1-2 (JAN-JUN) NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENT DEATHS* OCCURRING IN NORTH CAROLINA, BY UNDERLYING CAUSE OF DEATH CATEGORY AND SEX OF DECEDENT

  TOTAL SEX
Female Male Missing/Unknown
# % # % # % # %
TOTAL 49,736 100.0 24,378 49.0 25,351 51.0 7 0.0
UNDERLYING CAUSE OF DEATH CATEGORY: 9,498 19.1 4,340 45.7 5,157 54.3 1 0.0
Diseases of Heart
Hypertension 582 1.2 319 54.8 263 45.2 0 0.0
Cerebrovascular Disease 2,653 5.3 1,529 57.6 1,124 42.4 0 0.0
Atherosclerosis 69 0.1 32 46.4 37 53.6 0 0.0
Cancer 9,604 19.3 4,581 47.7 5,021 52.3 2 0.0
Diabetes Mellitus 1,561 3.1 665 42.6 896 57.4 0 0.0
Pneumonia and Influenza 1,073 2.2 549 51.2 524 48.8 0 0.0
Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases 2,707 5.4 1,444 53.3 1,263 46.7 0 0.0
Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis 754 1.5 281 37.3 473 62.7 0 0.0
Septicemia 783 1.6 374 47.8 409 52.2 0 0.0
Nephritis, Nephrosis, & Nephrotic Syn. 998 2.0 488 48.9 510 51.1 0 0.0
Unintentional Motor Vehicle Injuries 738 1.5 193 26.2 545 73.8 0 0.0
All Other Unintentional Injuries 1,744 3.5 709 40.7 1,035 59.3 0 0.0
Suicide 606 1.2 115 19.0 491 81.0 0 0.0
Homicide 354 0.7 81 22.9 273 77.1 0 0.0
Alzheimer's disease 2,333 4.7 1,690 72.4 643 27.6 0 0.0
HIV disease 81 0.2 33 40.7 48 59.3 0 0.0
All Other Causes of Death 13,466 27.1 6,893 51.2 6,569 48.8 4 0.0
Cause of Death Not Coded Yet 132 0.3 62 47.0 70 53.0 0 0.0

* 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