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                                     ARKANSAS VITAL STATISTICS - MORTALITY SUMMARY
                                                     1940, 1950, 1960, 1970-2000

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                           DEATHS                                                  DEATHS FROM SELECTED CAUSES

            NUMBER                        CRUDE DEATH RATE
                                                                                                    CEREBRO-
                         NON-                           NON-                     HEART              VASCULAR
YEAR    TOTAL*   WHITE   WHITE        TOTAL    WHITE    WHITE            YEAR   DISEASES   CANCER   DISEASES   ACCIDENTS


1940   17,058   11,806   5,252        875.0    805.3    1086.7           1940    3,153     1,242     1,338       1,430

1950   15,301   10,995   4,306        801.3    742.1    1006.1           1950    5,321     1,864     1,692       1,086

1960   17,788   13,399   4,389        995.8    959.7    1125.2           1960    6,501     2,357     2,235       1,142

1970   20,668   16,338   4,330       1074.6   1043.4    1211.6           1970    7,600     3,210     2,795       1,290
1971   20,897   16,655   4,242       1066.4   1033.3    1198.9           1971    7,288     3,200     2,668       1,186
1972   21,791   17,503   4,288       1091.9   1059.1    1206.5           1972    7,961     3,396     2,949       1,529
1973   22,126   17,769   4,357       1088.9   1057.1    1230.5           1973    8,183     3,560     3,016       1,393
1974   22,194   17,935   4,259       1073.1   1046.2    1204.4           1974    7,999     3,839     2,955       1,254
1975   21,731   17,617   4,114       1032.6   1012.3    1170.8           1975    7,859     3,691     2,610       1,287
1976   21,354   17,379   3,975        997.6    986.9    1142.3           1976    7,469     3,683     2,444       1,070
1977   21,443   17,440   3,992        985.0    982.6    1080.4           1977    7,565     3,658     2,548       1,012
1978   21,826   17,869   3,925        986.2    975.6    1108.3           1978    7,601     3,861     2,350       1,119
1979   21,456   17,583   3,844        953.9    947.3    1071.3           1979    8,023     4,311     2,392       1,133

1980   22,676   18,477   4,166        991.8    977.5    1051.7           1980    8,484     4,463     2,408       1,277
1981   22,361   18,526   3,803        974.6    976.1     958.9           1981    8,298     4,580     2,278       1,077
1982   22,327   18,511   3,793        970.4    972.3     955.4           1982    8,379     4,655     2,189       1,162
1983   23,086   19,172   3,877       1000.6   1003.8     975.6           1983    8,570     4,906     2,203       1,161
1984   23,640   19,652   3,964       1021.7   1025.7     996.5           1984    8,690     4,916     2,236       1,165
1985   24,130   20,117   3,994       1040.0   1046.7    1003.1           1985    9,021     5,035     2,066       1,205
1986   23,981   19,988   3,986       1030.7   1036.7    1000.1           1986    9,153     5,140     2,019       1,222
1987   24,431   20,397   4,025       1047.2   1054.6    1008.9           1987    8,749     5,359     2,067       1,267
1988   24,885   20,733   4,138       1063.7   1068.6    1036.2           1988    8,617     5,417     2,128       1,242
1989   24,618   20,520   4,092       1049.4   1054.4    1023.6           1989    8,310     5,549     2,032       1,301

1990   24,588   20,443   4,142       1046.0   1048.0    1035.4           1990    7,967     5,691     2,085       1,187
1991   24,998   20,825   4,170       1058.9   1063.5    1035.5           1991    8,198     5,588     2,121       1,237
1992   24,941   20,879   4,060       1051.4   1061.7    1001.1           1992    8,238     5,843     2,025       1,146
1993   26,519   22,284   4,233       1112.7   1128.3    1036.4           1993    8,611     5,965     2,243       1,184
1994   26,261   22,201   4,059       1096.7   1119.4     987.0           1994    8,329     5,903     2,176       1,143
1995   26,695   22,444   4,247       1110.3   1127.0    1028.4           1995    8,407     6,035     2,268       1,213
1996   26,526   22,563   3,960       1099.1   1129.5     952.4           1996    8,310     5,960     2,294       1,265
1997   27,824   23,674   4,143       1102.9   1135.0     947.9           1997    8,455     6,060     2,462       1,336
1998   27,452   23,280   4,166       1081.5   1109.4     947.1           1998    8,431     5,950     2,344       1,296
1999   27,934   23,766   4,160       1094.9   1127.5     937.8           1999    8,089     6,061     2,248       1,316

2000   28,182   24,030   4,146       1052.1   1089.1     878.0           2000    8,260     6,085     2,252       1,301



RATE PER 100,000 POPULATION                                              CAUSE SPECIFIC TOTALS FOR 1978 AND PRIOR YEARS
                                                                         DO NOT INCLUDE OUT-OF-STATE DEATHS FOR ARKANSAS
*INCLUDES RACE UNKNOWN                                                   RESIDENTS
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