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                         LIVE BIRTHS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE, RACE OF MOTHER AND SEX OF CHILD
                                                     ARKANSAS 2000


                                                      WHITE                     BLACK                    OTHER

                      TOTAL    RATE          BIRTHS    MALE  FEMALE     BIRTHS   MALE  FEMALE     BIRTHS   MALE  FEMALE

       STATE TOTAL   37,790    14.1          28,704  14,603  14,101      7,944  4,144   3,800      1,106    567     539

       NORTHWEST PHR 11,526    14.2          10,573   5,351   5,222        280    144     136        658    327     331
       SOUTHWEST PHR  4,450    13.3           3,050   1,555   1,495      1,319    694     625         77     47      30
       CENTRAL   PHR 10,124    14.5           7,199   3,710   3,489      2,680  1,402   1,278        240    122     118
       NORTHEAST PHR  7,371    14.0           5,874   2,970   2,904      1,391    723     668         95     52      43
       SOUTHEAST PHR  4,319    14.4           2,008   1,017     991      2,274  1,181   1,093         36     19      17

       ARKANSAS         255    12.3             169      89      80         84     39      45          2      0       2
       ASHLEY           314    13.0             214      96     118         98     55      43          1      0       1
       BAXTER           352     9.2             348     173     175          0      0       0          2      2       0
       BENTON         2,272    14.7           2,071   1,045   1,026         10      7       3        188     89      99
       BOONE            393    11.5             385     178     207          1      0       1          7      3       4
       BRADLEY          162    12.9             119      64      55         41     20      21          2      1       1
       CALHOUN           48     8.4              34      15      19         14      5       9          0      0       0
       CARROLL          372    14.6             341     154     187          0      0       0         30     17      13
       CHICOT           202    14.3              84      43      41        117     53      64          1      0       1
       CLARK            302    12.8             210     114      96         82     42      40          8      5       3
       CLAY             195    11.1             194     104      90          0      0       0          1      0       1
       CLEBURNE         253    10.5             251     111     140          2      1       1          0      0       0
       CLEVELAND        104    12.2              85      42      43         19      8      11          0      0       0
       COLUMBIA         312    12.2             157      75      82        153     87      66          2      1       1
       CONWAY           249    12.2             200     107      93         42     20      22          7      4       3
       CRAIGHEAD      1,265    15.3           1,099     545     554        149     75      74         16     11       5
       CRAWFORD         804    15.1             750     372     378         13     10       3         41     26      15
       CRITTENDEN       924    18.1             348     182     166        563    296     267         13      5       8
       CROSS            258    13.2             178      92      86         77     41      36          3      1       2
       DALLAS           109    11.9              55      19      36         54     29      25          0      0       0
       DESHA            240    15.7             105      53      52        133     63      70          2      2       0
       DREW             267    14.3             183      91      92         82     39      43          2      2       0
       FAULKNER       1,277    14.8           1,144     587     557        111     57      54         22      8      14
       FRANKLIN         218    12.3             218     108     110          0      0       0          0      0       0
       FULTON           118    10.1             117      49      68          0      0       0          1      0       1
       GARLAND        1,016    11.5             860     452     408        116     59      57         39     22      17
       GRANT            214    13.0             208     109      99          5      1       4          1      0       1
       GREENE           561    15.0             553     279     274          0      0       0          8      7       1
       HEMPSTEAD        338    14.3             214     117      97        122     57      65          2      2       0
       HOT SPRING       366    12.1             319     155     164         42     24      18          5      3       2
       HOWARD           238    16.7             175      99      76         60     38      22          3      3       0
       INDEPENDENCE     432    12.6             398     196     202         20     12       8         13      5       8
       IZARD            118     8.9             116      66      50          0      0       0          1      0       1
       JACKSON          215    11.7             157      76      81         57     27      30          1      0       1
       JEFFERSON      1,288    15.3             460     245     215        812    444     368         16     10       6
       JOHNSON          314    13.8             304     141     163          6      2       4          4      1       3
       LAFAYETTE        126    14.7              54      27      27         71     38      33          1      1       0
       LAWRENCE         221    12.5             218     119      99          0      0       0          3      1       2
       LEE              156    12.4              49      30      19        107     53      54          0      0       0
       LINCOLN          162    11.2             104      48      56         57     27      30          1      0       1
       LITTLE RIVER     152    11.2             109      57      52         42     29      13          1      1       0
       LOGAN            283    12.6             276     139     137          4      2       2          3      2       1
       LONOKE           697    13.1             639     326     313         50     23      27          7      4       3
       MADISON          160    11.2             156      86      70          0      0       0          4      1       3
       MARION           138     8.5             138      77      61          0      0       0          0      0       0
       MILLER           592    14.6             408     210     198        180     87      93          4      4       0
       MISSISSIPPI      938    18.1             510     269     241        414    218     196         11      7       4
       MONROE           127    12.5              61      23      38         62     37      25          4      1       3
       MONTGOMERY        89     9.6              86      42      44          0      0       0          2      1       1
       NEVADA           134    13.5              88      40      48         45     24      21          1      1       0
       NEWTON            94    10.9              94      57      37          0      0       0          0      0       0
       OUACHITA         366    12.7             194      88     106        165     88      77          7      5       2
       PERRY            123    12.0             119      63      56          3      2       1          1      1       0
       PHILLIPS         479    18.2             122      64      58        355    181     174          2      2       0
       PIKE             128    11.3             115      65      50          7      2       5          6      2       4
       POINSETT         382    14.9             337     173     164         40     18      22          4      3       1
       POLK             276    13.6             257     132     125          0      0       0         18     10       8
       POPE             728    13.4             688     361     327         23     14       9         16      7       9
       PRAIRIE          111    11.7              76      43      33         35     16      19          0      0       0
       PULASKI        5,843    16.2           3,316   1,695   1,621      2,368  1,246   1,122        156     78      78
       RANDOLPH         184    10.1             180      87      93          2      0       2          2      1       1
       ST FRANCIS       452    15.4             177      86      91        272    146     126          3      1       2
       SALINE           954    11.4             913     478     435         27     14      13         14      9       5
       SCOTT            139    12.6             134      67      67          0      0       0          5      2       3
       SEARCY            88    10.6              88      47      41          0      0       0          0      0       0
       SEBASTIAN      1,857    16.1           1,584     806     778        110     55      55        161     75      86
       SEVIER           276    17.5             262     129     133          6      1       5          8      3       5
       SHARP            185    10.8             182      95      87          1      1       0          1      0       1
       STONE            133    11.5             131      62      69          0      0       0          0      0       0
       UNION            598    13.1             313     171     142        276    143     133          9      5       4
       VAN BUREN        160     9.9             157      93      64          1      1       0          2      2       0
       WASHINGTON     2,570    16.2           2,338   1,184   1,154         65     31      34        164     86      78
       WHITE            894    13.3             844     427     417         33     16      17         16     11       5
       WOODRUFF          95    10.9              61      38      23         33     18      15          1      0       1
       YELL             335    15.8             303     156     147          5      2       3         24     10      14


       RATE PER 1,000 POPULATION

       SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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