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

  TOTAL MONTH
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
# % # % # % # % # % # % # %
Total 49,736 100.0 8,440 17.0 8,069 16.2 8,563 17.2 8,496 17.1 8,689 17.5 7,479 15.0
DISPOSITION OF THE BODY: 22,430 45.1 3,928 17.5 3,652 16.3 3,805 17.0 3,752 16.7 3,889 17.3 3,404 15.2
Burial
Cremation 25,456 51.2 4,155 16.3 4,069 16.0 4,396 17.3 4,492 17.6 4,514 17.7 3,830 15.0
Donation 350 0.7 86 24.6 84 24.0 71 20.3 29 8.3 45 12.9 35 10.0
Entombment 572 1.2 93 16.3 95 16.6 109 19.1 87 15.2 99 17.3 89 15.6
Other 78 0.2 12 15.4 13 16.7 16 20.5 10 12.8 17 21.8 10 12.8
Removal from state 799 1.6 159 19.9 150 18.8 156 19.5 112 14.0 119 14.9 103 12.9
Unknown 51 0.1 7 13.7 6 11.8 10 19.6 14 27.5 6 11.8 8 15.7

* 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