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                           INFANT MORTALITY RATES BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE:  ARKANSAS 1991  - 2000


                             1991     1992     1993     1994     1995     1996     1997     1998     1999     2000

         STATE TOTAL         10.4     10.4     10.0      9.4      9.0      9.3      8.7      9.2      8.5      8.4

         NORTHWEST PHR        9.5      7.9     10.2      7.6      7.3      8.7      6.9      7.7      6.7      5.7
         SOUTHWEST PHR       11.1     11.9      9.6      9.5      9.8     11.3      7.9      9.4     10.2     10.8
         CENTRAL   PHR        9.9     10.0      9.6      9.4      9.0      8.7      9.0      9.6      8.0      9.3
         NORTHEAST PHR       11.1     12.1     11.3     10.5     10.0      9.1      9.3     10.1      9.6      9.1
         SOUTHEAST PHR       11.2     12.5      8.8     11.1     10.7      9.8     12.3     10.4     10.3      9.7

         ARKANSAS             9.8      3.5     10.3     10.6      3.8     10.0     11.9      3.6       0      11.8
         ASHLEY              15.5      8.3     11.7     14.5      9.4      2.8     15.1      6.1      6.1      6.4
         BAXTER               6.6     11.2     23.3     11.9      3.2       0        0       3.2       0       5.7
         BENTON              11.7      7.1      9.5      8.4      6.6     13.8      4.3     11.0      5.1      4.4
         BOONE                7.8      2.6     19.0      7.0      9.8      4.7      4.3      4.5      5.1      2.5
         BRADLEY             31.3     30.5       0       7.1     15.4       0       6.9      6.7      6.3       0 
         CALHOUN               0        0        0      17.9       0        0      16.1     35.1       0      41.7
         CARROLL              3.6     11.9     21.2      7.8       0       9.7      9.6     11.6      5.7      8.1
         CHICOT              13.8     16.8       0      10.9     14.0     15.2     18.5      4.5     10.0      9.9
         CLARK                7.3      6.5     17.1     17.4      3.6      3.5      7.2      6.6     14.7      9.9
         CLAY                 9.1       0      21.1      5.1      5.1     18.7     10.4      9.1     10.1     10.3
         CLEBURNE             9.7      5.3     15.2       0       5.1       0        0       4.5       0      11.9
         CLEVELAND             0      12.7       0       9.1       0        0        0        0        0        0 
         COLUMBIA            13.2     13.0      5.7       0      15.2     12.0      3.0      5.7     12.7      9.6
         CONWAY                0        0       4.1     13.0      8.4     15.3      3.7      8.1     11.6      8.0
         CRAIGHEAD           10.2     11.3      7.7      6.6     11.4      8.3      9.8      8.1      4.5      9.5
         CRAWFORD            14.2      8.3      7.3      7.5      4.2      5.9     10.6      5.2      8.0     11.2
         CRITTENDEN          19.7     17.1     17.5     14.9     13.8     16.7     11.4      8.9     13.9      7.6
         CROSS                9.6     15.9     19.9     14.7     17.8     17.7     10.9      3.5     33.0     15.5
         DALLAS              14.0       0        0        0      26.3      7.3     32.5     16.9      8.8      9.2
         DESHA               17.9     10.9      7.8      7.9      8.1      3.9      8.0      8.4     24.0      8.3
         DREW                25.0     12.3      4.1     19.7     11.8      4.1     14.4     11.6      7.8     11.2
         FAULKNER             7.4      4.5      7.8      6.4      8.7      6.7      7.5      3.4      5.1      7.8
         FRANKLIN             9.8     13.8       0       9.8      9.6      3.8      4.5      8.1     10.1      4.6
         FULTON              21.5      8.0       0        0      16.7       0       7.8       0        0        0 
         GARLAND             12.1      6.5     11.0      6.5      7.4     10.2      3.9      8.0      5.7      6.9
         GRANT                 0      23.1     10.5     20.5     11.0       0      16.5     10.1     10.5      9.3
         GREENE               6.8     18.7     12.4      6.6      4.4      8.6     12.9     11.0     15.0      7.1
         HEMPSTEAD           11.7      3.1     10.0     24.8      3.1     12.6     14.4     11.9      5.9      5.9
         HOT SPRING          10.8     12.6     15.5     15.1     10.6     12.3      8.1      2.8       0      10.9
         HOWARD                0      21.3     10.9      6.1      9.3      4.9      9.4      5.4      9.5      4.2
         INDEPENDENCE        10.5      4.8     14.1     14.3      5.1     11.4      2.4      2.2     12.0      4.6
         IZARD                 0       7.4     27.3     28.4      7.6       0        0      40.3       0      25.4
         JACKSON             16.6      9.3      3.8       0       9.9       0       9.2     21.7       0       4.7
         JEFFERSON            8.4     10.9      8.9     10.1     11.1     12.9     13.9     12.8     12.1      7.8
         JOHNSON               0      11.2     23.5      4.0      4.0      7.6      9.5       0      13.1      6.4
         LAFAYETTE            7.2      7.5       0      22.1      9.7     25.4       0        0        0      15.9
         LAWRENCE             3.8      5.2     13.0      7.9      4.4     12.8     19.5      8.9     13.2      4.5
         LEE                 12.3     26.9      5.1     12.1      6.6     11.5     19.4     11.5     12.7     25.6
         LINCOLN               0        0        0      11.8      6.8      7.2      6.0     11.6     13.6     18.5
         LITTLE RIVER        22.1     12.0     10.8     17.5      6.1      9.5      5.4      5.6      6.3     19.7
         LOGAN                 0      14.3     12.1      3.7      7.4     10.5       0       3.0      3.3       0 
         LONOKE              11.0      1.8     15.4     15.2      9.2     12.2      9.1     10.3      7.1      5.7
         MADISON             18.4     16.4     10.9     16.9     33.8     18.3       0        0      15.6     18.8
         MARION                0      14.2     22.1      8.0      6.1     20.3      8.0       0        0       7.2
         MILLER               7.8     12.1     12.6      7.0     16.7     10.0      6.8     10.1      8.4     10.1
         MISSISSIPPI         11.6     19.0     11.6     15.3     11.5      7.4     11.8      9.8      6.5      8.5
         MONROE                0      24.9      5.7     18.4     16.7      7.1      6.4     18.9     15.3      7.9
         MONTGOMERY            0        0      12.0       0      12.0       0        0       9.5       0      22.5
         NEVADA                0      22.4      9.5       0      16.9     25.0     15.5      8.2      7.0     14.9
         NEWTON                0      37.0       0        0      10.4     13.3     10.3      9.4       0        0 
         OUACHITA            18.6     17.9     13.9      7.3      2.6     26.7     11.0     26.3     21.3       0 
         PERRY               14.5      9.6       0        0        0        0      27.0       0       7.4     16.3
         PHILLIPS            12.2      8.9     17.6      3.6     11.2     12.3     15.5     14.1     11.1     14.6
         PIKE                 9.3     15.6     15.6      7.1      6.5       0       6.6      7.1     13.5      7.8
         POINSETT            12.8     24.0      3.0     15.1      5.6      5.7      8.7     14.0      5.6     13.1
         POLK                 8.9     16.2      7.8      3.9     11.6     14.5       0       6.7     21.1      7.2
         POPE                 5.5      7.1      4.5      8.6      7.0      8.1      6.6      8.3      5.3      6.9
         PRAIRIE               0       8.7       0      32.3     17.1     22.4      8.8     29.4      9.2      9.0
         PULASKI             10.9     12.4      9.8      8.4     10.1      9.4     10.2     12.2      9.3     11.1
         RANDOLPH             8.7       0       5.0      5.3       0      10.0      8.7     14.2     10.0     10.9
         ST FRANCIS           9.8     15.5     13.8     10.5     11.9      9.5      7.7      6.2      8.5      8.8
         SALINE               3.6      5.9      6.0     16.1      4.6      6.4      5.1      4.1      7.7      4.2
         SCOTT                7.8       0       7.2       0       9.2      6.5     24.0      7.5     11.7       0 
         SEARCY              15.6     11.9       0        0      13.2     20.2       0      22.5     11.9     11.4
         SEBASTIAN            9.9      4.3      9.6      5.5      4.7      7.3      8.5      5.8      9.9      4.3
         SEVIER               9.2     17.3      4.0      9.3      4.4      9.3      8.1     10.9      4.0     14.5
         SHARP               34.2     12.6     17.3      6.8     11.4       0      18.5       0      21.6      5.4
         STONE                 0        0       8.8      9.7      8.3      8.8       0      15.0       0       7.5
         UNION               15.7     10.3      5.9      6.0      9.8      9.0      6.6      6.2     13.6     16.7
         VAN BUREN           14.3     13.2     18.8     22.6     39.5       0      13.1      6.9     19.2     12.5
         WASHINGTON          13.4      7.1      8.1      7.3      8.0      8.1      8.5      9.2      4.8      5.8
         WHITE                5.1      6.6      7.8     12.2     10.8      8.2      6.0     15.7     12.6     12.3
         WOODRUFF             6.8       0        0        0      26.5      7.9      7.9       0        0        0 
         YELL                 3.8     15.0      7.9      6.7      7.1       0       3.8     10.1      6.8      3.0
         UNKNOWN               0        0        0        0        0        0        0        0        0        0 


         NOTE:  RATE PER 1,000 LIVE BIRTHS

         SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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