Return to Table of Contents
                                       VITAL STATISTICS STATE SUMMARY:  ARKANSAS 2001


__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

                                                          D E A T H S
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

DEATHS TO ARKANSAS RESIDENTS, INCLUDING OUT-OF-STATE OCCURRENCES ................................................. 27,703
DEATHS TO ARKANSAS RESIDENTS OCCURRING IN OTHER STATES ...........................................................  1,582
DEATHS OCCURRING IN ARKANSAS, INCLUDING NON-RESIDENTS ............................................................ 27,124
DEATHS TO NON-RESIDENTS OCCURRING IN ARKANSAS ....................................................................  1,003


                                                  DEATHS, BY RACE AND SEX

                           --------- WHITE --------           -------- BLACK -------           ------- OTHER -------
TOTAL     RATE              TOTAL    MALE    FEMALE           TOTAL    MALE   FEMALE           TOTAL   MALE   FEMALE

27,703    10.3             23,783   11,881   11,902           3,822   1,914    1,908             98      59      39



                                               DEATHS, BY AGE AND RACE

                 TOTAL       <1   1-4   5-14   15-24   25-34   35-44   45-54   55-64   65-74   75-84    85+

ALL RACES       27,703      307    73     82    408     506   1,012    1,861   3,058   5,218   7,837   7,339
WHITE           23,783      193    49     56    308     380     777    1,435   2,593   4,509   7,010   6,472
BLACK            3,822      107    24     26     95     121     228      417     451     687     808     857
OTHER               98        7     0      0      5       5       7        9      14      22      19      10



                                  DEATHS, OCCURRING IN ARKANSAS BY PLACE OF DEATH

                                                       NURSING
TOTAL                              HOSPITAL            HOME           RESIDENCE          OTHER

27,124                              14,458            4,685             6,827            1,153



                                                INFANT MORTALITY, BY RACE

                                                TOTAL   RATE             WHITE   RATE               BLACK    RATE

        TOTAL                                    307     8.3              193     6.8                107     14.4
        NEONATAL (<28 DAYS)                      171     4.6              103     3.6                 64      8.6
        POSTNEONATAL (28 DAYS TO <1 YEAR)        136     3.7               90     3.2                 43      5.8






__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

                                     M A R R I A G E S  A N D  D I V O R C E S
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

                                    MARRIAGES AND DIVORCES OCCURRING IN ARKANSAS

                                                               NUMBER      RATES

                                     MARRIAGES/OCCURRENCE      40,128      14.9
                                     MARRIAGES/RESIDENCE       26,663       9.9

                                     DIVORCES/ANNULMENTS       16,837       6.2




NOTE:    'MARRIAGES/RESIDENCE' IS DETERMINED BY THE GROOM'S RESIDENT STATE
SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH