YTD2020 QUARTERS 1-2 (JAN-JUN) DEATHS OCCURRING* IN NORTH CAROLINA BY DISPOSITION OF THE BODY AND MONTH

  TOTAL MONTH
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
# % # % # % # % # % # % # %
Total 51,224 100.0 8,724 17.0 8,316 16.2 8,836 17.2 8,722 17.0 8,924 17.4 7,702 15.0
DISPOSITION OF THE BODY: 22,897 44.7 4,016 17.5 3,744 16.4 3,889 17.0 3,820 16.7 3,952 17.3 3,476 15.2
Burial
Cremation 26,251 51.2 4,295 16.4 4,189 16.0 4,549 17.3 4,625 17.6 4,652 17.7 3,941 15.0
Donation 360 0.7 87 24.2 86 23.9 73 20.3 31 8.6 45 12.5 38 10.6
Entombment 589 1.1 96 16.3 102 17.3 110 18.7 89 15.1 100 17.0 92 15.6
Other 83 0.2 12 14.5 14 16.9 17 20.5 11 13.3 18 21.7 11 13.3
Removal from state 990 1.9 211 21.3 174 17.6 187 18.9 132 13.3 150 15.2 136 13.7
Unknown 54 0.1 7 13.0 7 13.0 11 20.4 14 25.9 7 13.0 8 14.8

* 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