QuickStats: Average Daily Number of Deaths,* by Month — United States, 2017
Weekly / July 5, 2019 / 68(26);593
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* Deaths include U.S. residents only.
In 2017, an average of 7,708 deaths occurred each day. January, February, and December were the months with the highest average daily number of deaths (8,478, 8,351, and 8,344, respectively). June, July, and August were the months with the lowest average daily number of deaths (7,298, 7,157, and 7,158, respectively).
Source: National Vital Statistics System. Underlying cause of death data, 1999–2017. https://wonder.cdc.gov/ucd-icd10.html.
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Suggested citation for this article: QuickStats: Average Daily Number of Deaths, by Month — United States, 2017. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2019;68:593. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6826a5external icon.
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