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             LOW BIRTH WEIGHT (<2500 GRAMS/5.5 POUNDS) LIVE BIRTHS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND RACE OF MOTHER
                                                     ARKANSAS 2001

                                            ALL RACES                WHITE                   BLACK

                                        TOTAL    PERCENT        TOTAL    PERCENT        TOTAL    PERCENT

                STATE TOTAL             3,249        8.8        2,119        7.5        1,039       14.0

                NORTHWEST PHR             756        6.5          673        6.3           34       13.1
                SOUTHWEST PHR             424        9.9          253        8.4          169       14.3
                CENTRAL   PHR             900        9.2          537        7.6          337       13.5
                NORTHEAST PHR             668        9.4          488        8.6          175       13.2
                SOUTHEAST PHR             501       12.0          168        8.5          324       15.0

                ARKANSAS                   33       11.6           18        9.2           13       15.5
                ASHLEY                     28        9.3           16        7.7           12       12.8
                BAXTER                     21        6.4           21        6.5            0         - 
                BENTON                    138        5.7          121        5.5            1         - 
                BOONE                      22        5.1           22        5.2            0         - 
                BRADLEY                    15        9.3            9        7.4            5       12.5
                CALHOUN                     6       10.3            4        9.1            2       15.4
                CARROLL                    17        5.1           15        4.8            0         - 
                CHICOT                     23       11.0            7        8.1           16       13.0
                CLARK                      25        9.4           12        6.6           12       15.4
                CLAY                        9        4.5            9        4.6            0         - 
                CLEBURNE                   30       12.0           30       12.2            0         - 
                CLEVELAND                  15       13.3           12       13.3            3       13.0
                COLUMBIA                   23        7.6           10        6.3           13        9.0
                CONWAY                     22        9.2           18        8.7            4       13.8
                CRAIGHEAD                  93        8.1           76        7.8           16       10.0
                CRAWFORD                   55        7.2           53        7.5            1         - 
                CRITTENDEN                107       12.2           36       10.0           70       13.7
                CROSS                      27       10.3           14        7.8           13       16.7
                DALLAS                     15       14.7            5       10.4           10       18.5
                DESHA                      39       17.8           11       10.9           27       23.1
                DREW                       16        6.9           10        6.3            6        8.6
                FAULKNER                   83        6.9           72        6.7           11        9.4
                FRANKLIN                    9        4.0            9        4.0            0         - 
                FULTON                      9        9.9            9       10.1            0         - 
                GARLAND                    92        9.0           65        7.3           22       19.5
                GRANT                      18        9.9           18       10.2            0         - 
                GREENE                     35        6.5           34        6.4            1         - 
                HEMPSTEAD                  41       12.0           19        8.6           22       18.8
                HOT SPRING                 33        9.2           31        9.9            2        5.3
                HOWARD                     19        9.5           10        6.7            9       18.4
                INDEPENDENCE               36        8.9           35        9.1            0         - 
                IZARD                       3        2.7            3        2.7            0         - 
                JACKSON                    23       11.3           14        9.0            9       20.0
                JEFFERSON                 167       14.4           38        8.7          126       17.6
                JOHNSON                    23        6.4           19        5.5            2       28.6
                LAFAYETTE                  11       11.1            1         -            10       16.9
                LAWRENCE                   21        9.2           21        9.3            0         - 
                LEE                        17       10.9            5        9.3           12       12.0
                LINCOLN                    12        8.0            6        6.1            6       11.5
                LITTLE RIVER               17       10.8           12        9.4            5       16.7
                LOGAN                      22        7.3           22        7.5            0         - 
                LONOKE                     55        7.5           46        7.0            9       14.3
                MADISON                    11        5.8           11        6.0            0         - 
                MARION                      9        7.3            9        7.3            0         - 
                MILLER                     53        9.1           33        8.0           20       12.4
                MISSISSIPPI               111       13.0           55       12.1           54       13.8
                MONROE                     19       15.6            6       10.7           13       20.0
                MONTGOMERY                  7        8.8            7        8.8            0         - 
                NEVADA                     15       11.6            6        7.3            9       19.6
                NEWTON                      4        4.6            3        3.5            0         - 
                OUACHITA                   51       15.0           28       15.2           23       15.2
                PERRY                      14        9.7           12        8.5            0         - 
                PHILLIPS                   50       11.4            9        8.6           41       12.3
                PIKE                       12        9.2           11        9.1            1         - 
                POINSETT                   34        9.5           29        9.1            5       14.3
                POLK                       18        6.4           17        6.3            0         - 
                POPE                       53        7.2           51        7.3            2       10.0
                PRAIRIE                     9        7.7            4        4.4            5       19.2
                PULASKI                   553       10.0          245        7.7          291       13.3
                RANDOLPH                   27       12.7           27       13.0            0         - 
                ST FRANCIS                 58       11.6           17        9.3           39       12.4
                SALINE                     85        8.8           79        8.5            4       22.2
                SCOTT                       9        6.5            9        6.7            0         - 
                SEARCY                      4        4.4            4        4.5            0         - 
                SEBASTIAN                 130        7.1          109        7.1           12       10.5
                SEVIER                     20        7.5           20        7.9            0         - 
                SHARP                      12        6.8           12        6.8            0         - 
                STONE                       8        6.8            8        7.0            0         - 
                UNION                      58       10.0           27        7.8           31       13.5
                VAN BUREN                  14        8.3           14        8.4            0         - 
                WASHINGTON                165        6.5          137        6.0           10       18.9
                WHITE                      77        8.2           72        8.3            5        9.1
                WOODRUFF                    6        5.6            4        5.6            2        5.6
                YELL                       28        8.4           26        8.5            2       28.6



                NOTE:  PERCENT OF LIVE BIRTHS. PERCENTS FOR WHITE AND BLACK ARE RACE-SPECIFIC.

                SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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