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                                           DEATHS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE, RACE, AND SEX
                                                       ARKANSAS 2000

                                            CRUDE                   WHITE                      BLACK
                                    TOTAL   DEATH
                                   DEATHS    RATE           TOTAL    MALE  FEMALE       TOTAL   MALE  FEMALE

              STATE TOTAL          28,182    10.5          24,030  11,986  12,044       4,036  2,001   2,035

              NORTHWEST PHR         7,866     9.7           7,703   3,949   3,754         114     54      60
              SOUTHWEST PHR         4,225    12.6           3,272   1,598   1,674         946    452     494
              CENTRAL   PHR         6,541     9.3           5,449   2,637   2,812       1,061    534     527
              NORTHEAST PHR         6,006    11.4           5,417   2,723   2,694         573    293     280
              SOUTHEAST PHR         3,544    11.8           2,189   1,079   1,110       1,342    668     674

              ARKANSAS                255    12.3             212      85     127          43     26      17
              ASHLEY                  301    12.4             211     102     109          90     48      42
              BAXTER                  614    16.0             611     308     303           0      0       0
              BENTON                1,243     8.0           1,229     651     578           1      0       1
              BOONE                   374    11.0             373     166     207           0      0       0
              BRADLEY                 178    14.1             126      61      65          52     34      18
              CALHOUN                  79    13.8              61      34      27          18      7      11
              CARROLL                 232     9.1             229     130      99           0      0       0
              CHICOT                  182    12.9              84      47      37          97     35      62
              CLARK                   258    11.0             206      94     112          50     29      21
              CLAY                    267    15.2             266     145     121           0      0       0
              CLEBURNE                296    12.3             296     169     127           0      0       0
              CLEVELAND               114    13.3              98      49      49          16     12       4
              COLUMBIA                316    12.4             215     104     111         100     55      45
              CONWAY                  217    10.7             191     105      86          25     11      14
              CRAIGHEAD               726     8.8             697     320     377          27     12      15
              CRAWFORD                489     9.2             481     261     220           6      4       2
              CRITTENDEN              500     9.8             255     124     131         241    122     119
              CROSS                   223    11.4             190      83     107          33     20      13
              DALLAS                  170    18.6             107      52      55          63     32      31
              DESHA                   183    11.9              94      49      45          88     43      45
              DREW                    182     9.7             131      68      63          50     27      23
              FAULKNER                568     6.6             532     267     265          35     20      15
              FRANKLIN                195    11.0             194     106      88           1      1       0
              FULTON                  162    13.9             162      89      73           0      0       0
              GARLAND               1,225    13.9           1,131     553     578          87     42      45
              GRANT                   168    10.2             164      83      81           4      3       1
              GREENE                  403    10.7             400     200     200           1      0       1
              HEMPSTEAD               275    11.7             189      94      95          86     47      39
              HOT SPRING              363    12.0             321     164     157          42     18      24
              HOWARD                  186    13.0             151      71      80          35     12      23
              INDEPENDENCE            384    11.2             377     191     186           5      2       3
              IZARD                   191    14.4             191      85     106           0      0       0
              JACKSON                 248    13.5             215     104     111          32     16      16
              JEFFERSON               872    10.4             489     236     253         378    195     183
              JOHNSON                 251    11.0             247     111     136           2      0       2
              LAFAYETTE               126    14.7              80      37      43          46     23      23
              LAWRENCE                250    14.1             247     114     133           2      0       2
              LEE                     156    12.4              72      32      40          83     40      43
              LINCOLN                 142     9.8             103      57      46          39     18      21
              LITTLE RIVER            163    12.0             134      67      67          29     14      15
              LOGAN                   279    12.4             276     121     155           3      3       0
              LONOKE                  469     8.8             427     191     236          39     24      15
              MADISON                 155    10.8             155      95      60           0      0       0
              MARION                  185    11.4             185     103      82           0      0       0
              MILLER                  382     9.4             315     149     166          66     26      40
              MISSISSIPPI             586    11.3             433     202     231         152     73      79
              MONROE                  150    14.7              99      56      43          49     21      28
              MONTGOMERY              133    14.3             133      65      68           0      0       0
              NEVADA                  164    16.5             116      51      65          48     18      30
              NEWTON                   95    11.0              95      54      41           0      0       0
              OUACHITA                394    13.7             223     107     116         171     79      92
              PERRY                   108    10.5             106      53      53           2      1       1
              PHILLIPS                363    13.8             173      74      99         189    100      89
              PIKE                    161    14.2             159      83      76           1      1       0
              POINSETT                319    12.4             292     140     152          27     16      11
              POLK                    244    12.0             242     121     121           0      0       0
              POPE                    496     9.1             481     250     231          11      5       6
              PRAIRIE                 126    13.3             111      61      50          15      3      12
              PULASKI               3,298     9.1           2,395   1,148   1,247         887    441     446
              RANDOLPH                203    11.2             199     116      83           4      4       0
              ST FRANCIS              340    11.6             186     102      84         153     66      87
              SALINE                  705     8.4             694     342     352           7      3       4
              SCOTT                   122    11.1             121      67      54           0      0       0
              SEARCY                  107    12.9             107      60      47           0      0       0
              SEBASTIAN             1,135     9.8           1,068     514     554          54     22      32
              SEVIER                  172    10.9             165      83      82           7      3       4
              SHARP                   272    15.8             271     142     129           0      0       0
              STONE                   129    11.2             129      73      56           0      0       0
              UNION                   639    14.0             455     222     233         184     88      96
              VAN BUREN               252    15.5             252     147     105           0      0       0
              WASHINGTON            1,182     7.4           1,168     584     584           9      7       2
              WHITE                   717    10.6             701     377     324          15      7       8
              WOODRUFF                130    14.9              96      49      47          34     21      13
              YELL                    243    11.5             240     116     124           2      1       1


              NOTE:  RATE PER 1,000 POPULATION
              SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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