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Volume 2 - Leading Causes of Death

Vital Statistics

2019 North Carolina Vital Statistics, Volume 2

North Carolina Vital Statistics, Volume 2: Leading Causes of Death (PDF, 10 MB) describes North Carolina's total and cause-specific deaths at the state and county level. More than a dozen of North Carolina's leading causes of death are depicted in tables and maps. In addition, major site-specific cancer deaths and total infant deaths are tabulated and mapped.

This edition includes the number of deaths and unadjusted death rates for 2019 and the number of deaths and unadjusted and age-adjusted death rates for 2015-2019. Beginning in 1999, causes of death were coded using the tenth revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10). For more information, please read the introduction (PDF, 225 KB).

Leading Causes of Death: Full Report, Tables, Notes, and Appendices

Cause of Death County Data Tables

Cause of Death County Maps