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                                   LIVE BIRTHS BY BIRTH WEIGHT AND COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
                                                      ARKANSAS 2000

                                                  <1500 GRAMS           1500-2499 GRAMS          >=2500 GRAMS

                              BIRTHS           TOTAL    PERCENT        TOTAL    PERCENT        TOTAL    PERCENT

         STATE TOTAL          37,790             587        1.6        2,649        7.0       34,527       91.4

         NORTHWEST PHR         11526             132        1.1          636        5.5        10745       93.2
         SOUTHWEST PHR         4,450              72        1.6          339        7.6        4,034       90.7
         CENTRAL   PHR         10124             172        1.7          724        7.2        9,224       91.1
         NORTHEAST PHR         7,371             123        1.7          552        7.5        6,695       90.8
         SOUTHEAST PHR         4,319              88        2.0          398        9.2        3,829       88.7

         ARKANSAS                255               3        1.2           23        9.0          229       89.8
         ASHLEY                  314               0         -            24        7.6          289       92.0
         BAXTER                  352               3        0.9           19        5.4          330       93.8
         BENTON                2,272              34        1.5          132        5.8        2,103       92.6
         BOONE                   393               5        1.3           16        4.1          372       94.7
         BRADLEY                 162               1        0.6           12        7.4          149       92.0
         CALHOUN                  48               3        6.3            3        6.3           42       87.5
         CARROLL                 372               2        0.5           15        4.0          353       94.9
         CHICOT                  202               6        3.0           22       10.9          174       86.1
         CLARK                   302               6        2.0           23        7.6          273       90.4
         CLAY                    195               1        0.5           17        8.7          176       90.3
         CLEBURNE                253               6        2.4           23        9.1          224       88.5
         CLEVELAND               104               1        1.0           11       10.6           92       88.5
         COLUMBIA                312               5        1.6           14        4.5          293       93.9
         CONWAY                  249               3        1.2           18        7.2          228       91.6
         CRAIGHEAD             1,265              19        1.5           76        6.0        1,170       92.5
         CRAWFORD                804              12        1.5           39        4.9          752       93.5
         CRITTENDEN              924              15        1.6           93       10.1          816       88.3
         CROSS                   258               4        1.6           14        5.4          240       93.0
         DALLAS                  109               2        1.8           16       14.7           91       83.5
         DESHA                   240               4        1.7           26       10.8          209       87.1
         DREW                    267               4        1.5           21        7.9          242       90.6
         FAULKNER              1,277              20        1.6           64        5.0        1,193       93.4
         FRANKLIN                218               0         -            13        6.0          205       94.0
         FULTON                  118               1        0.8            8        6.8          109       92.4
         GARLAND               1,016              10        1.0           75        7.4          931       91.6
         GRANT                   214               6        2.8           13        6.1          195       91.1
         GREENE                  561              10        1.8           34        6.1          517       92.2
         HEMPSTEAD               338               4        1.2           27        8.0          307       90.8
         HOT SPRING              366               4        1.1           21        5.7          341       93.2
         HOWARD                  238               6        2.5           22        9.2          210       88.2
         INDEPENDENCE            432               6        1.4           36        8.3          390       90.3
         IZARD                   118               2        1.7            8        6.8          108       91.5
         JACKSON                 215               3        1.4           21        9.8          191       88.8
         JEFFERSON             1,288              31        2.4          132       10.2        1,124       87.3
         JOHNSON                 314               2        0.6           19        6.1          293       93.3
         LAFAYETTE               126               3        2.4           15       11.9          108       85.7
         LAWRENCE                221               1        0.5           13        5.9          207       93.7
         LEE                     156               5        3.2            9        5.8          141       90.4
         LINCOLN                 162               4        2.5           19       11.7          139       85.8
         LITTLE RIVER            152               1        0.7           13        8.6          137       90.1
         LOGAN                   283               1        0.4           20        7.1          262       92.6
         LONOKE                  697              11        1.6           48        6.9          638       91.5
         MADISON                 160               1        0.6            9        5.6          149       93.1
         MARION                  138               2        1.4            6        4.3          130       94.2
         MILLER                  592               8        1.4           49        8.3          535       90.4
         MISSISSIPPI             938              16        1.7           80        8.5          842       89.8
         MONROE                  127               0         -            12        9.4          115       90.6
         MONTGOMERY               89               0         -             6        6.7           83       93.3
         NEVADA                  134               5        3.7           13        9.7          116       86.6
         NEWTON                   94               1        1.1            9        9.6           84       89.4
         OUACHITA                366               9        2.5           34        9.3          323       88.3
         PERRY                   123               0         -             5        4.1          118       95.9
         PHILLIPS                479              16        3.3           46        9.6          417       87.1
         PIKE                    128               2        1.6            4        3.1          120       93.8
         POINSETT                382               9        2.4           22        5.8          351       91.9
         POLK                    276               1        0.4           17        6.2          257       93.1
         POPE                    728               5        0.7           40        5.5          682       93.7
         PRAIRIE                 111               4        3.6            5        4.5          102       91.9
         PULASKI               5,843             117        2.0          442        7.6        5,280       90.4
         RANDOLPH                184               4        2.2           12        6.5          168       91.3
         ST FRANCIS              452               9        2.0           36        8.0          407       90.0
         SALINE                  954               8        0.8           77        8.1          869       91.1
         SCOTT                   139               5        3.6            4        2.9          130       93.5
         SEARCY                   88               2        2.3            6        6.8           80       90.9
         SEBASTIAN             1,857              13        0.7          102        5.5        1,742       93.8
         SEVIER                  276               2        0.7           18        6.5          255       92.4
         SHARP                   185               2        1.1           15        8.1          168       90.8
         STONE                   133               3        2.3            7        5.3          123       92.5
         UNION                   598              11        1.8           44        7.4          543       90.8
         VAN BUREN               160               5        3.1           12        7.5          143       89.4
         WASHINGTON            2,570              29        1.1          141        5.5        2,399       93.3
         WHITE                   894              21        2.3           66        7.4          807       90.3
         WOODRUFF                 95               0         -             7        7.4           88       92.6
         YELL                    335               7        2.1           16        4.8          308       91.9



         NOTE:  PERCENT OF LIVE BIRTHS

         SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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