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                                  INFANT (<1 YEAR) MORTALITY BY RACE
                                            ARKANSAS 2000

                                                         NUMBER    RATE

                                  TOTAL                     317     8.4

                                  WHITE                     202     7.0

                                  BLACK                     109    13.7





                                  NEONATAL (<28 DAYS) MORTALITY BY RACE
                                            ARKANSAS 2000

                                                         NUMBER    RATE

                                  TOTAL                     189     5.0

                                  WHITE                     109     3.8

                                  BLACK                      78     9.8





                                  POSTNEONATAL (28 DAYS TO <1 YEAR) MORTALITY BY RACE
                                                ARKANSAS 2000

                                                         NUMBER    RATE

                                  TOTAL                     128     3.4

                                  WHITE                      93     3.2

                                  BLACK                      31     3.9


                     NOTE:  RATE PER 1,000 LIVE BIRTHS.  RATES FOR WHITE AND BLACK ARE RACE-SPECIFIC.
                     SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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