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                                   LIVE BIRTHS BY BIRTH WEIGHT AND COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
                                                      ARKANSAS 2001

                                                  <1500 GRAMS           1500-2499 GRAMS          >=2500 GRAMS

                              BIRTHS           TOTAL    PERCENT        TOTAL    PERCENT        TOTAL    PERCENT

         STATE TOTAL          36,982             598        1.6        2,651        7.2       33,692       91.1

         NORTHWEST PHR         11664             136        1.2          620        5.3        10888       93.3
         SOUTHWEST PHR         4,276              75        1.8          349        8.2        3,844       89.9
         CENTRAL   PHR         9,801             168        1.7          732        7.5        8,895       90.8
         NORTHEAST PHR         7,074             113        1.6          555        7.8        6,406       90.6
         SOUTHEAST PHR         4,167             106        2.5          395        9.5        3,659       87.8

         ARKANSAS                284               4        1.4           29       10.2          251       88.4
         ASHLEY                  302               5        1.7           23        7.6          273       90.4
         BAXTER                  328               7        2.1           14        4.3          307       93.6
         BENTON                2,437              24        1.0          114        4.7        2,294       94.1
         BOONE                   432               1        0.2           21        4.9          409       94.7
         BRADLEY                 162               3        1.9           12        7.4          147       90.7
         CALHOUN                  58               1        1.7            5        8.6           52       89.7
         CARROLL                 333               4        1.2           13        3.9          315       94.6
         CHICOT                  210               4        1.9           19        9.0          186       88.6
         CLARK                   267               7        2.6           18        6.7          242       90.6
         CLAY                    199               2        1.0            7        3.5          190       95.5
         CLEBURNE                250               3        1.2           27       10.8          220       88.0
         CLEVELAND               113               0         -            15       13.3           98       86.7
         COLUMBIA                304               4        1.3           19        6.3          280       92.1
         CONWAY                  238               3        1.3           19        8.0          216       90.8
         CRAIGHEAD             1,145              15        1.3           78        6.8        1,052       91.9
         CRAWFORD                767              15        2.0           40        5.2          711       92.7
         CRITTENDEN              879              26        3.0           81        9.2          772       87.8
         CROSS                   261               6        2.3           21        8.0          234       89.7
         DALLAS                  102               3        2.9           12       11.8           87       85.3
         DESHA                   219              15        6.8           24       11.0          180       82.2
         DREW                    231               2        0.9           14        6.1          214       92.6
         FAULKNER              1,202              14        1.2           69        5.7        1,119       93.1
         FRANKLIN                226               0         -             9        4.0          217       96.0
         FULTON                   91               1        1.1            8        8.8           82       90.1
         GARLAND               1,027              17        1.7           75        7.3          935       91.0
         GRANT                   182               3        1.6           15        8.2          164       90.1
         GREENE                  536              10        1.9           25        4.7          501       93.5
         HEMPSTEAD               341              10        2.9           31        9.1          300       88.0
         HOT SPRING              359               3        0.8           30        8.4          326       90.8
         HOWARD                  200               1        0.5           18        9.0          180       90.0
         INDEPENDENCE            404               5        1.2           31        7.7          368       91.1
         IZARD                   112               0         -             3        2.7          109       97.3
         JACKSON                 203               3        1.5           20        9.9          180       88.7
         JEFFERSON             1,162              36        3.1          131       11.3          995       85.6
         JOHNSON                 360               5        1.4           18        5.0          337       93.6
         LAFAYETTE                99               1        1.0           10       10.1           88       88.9
         LAWRENCE                228               2        0.9           19        8.3          207       90.8
         LEE                     156               5        3.2           12        7.7          139       89.1
         LINCOLN                 150               3        2.0            9        6.0          137       91.3
         LITTLE RIVER            158               0         -            17       10.8          141       89.2
         LOGAN                   302               2        0.7           20        6.6          278       92.1
         LONOKE                  731              11        1.5           44        6.0          676       92.5
         MADISON                 190               4        2.1            7        3.7          179       94.2
         MARION                  124               1        0.8            8        6.5          115       92.7
         MILLER                  581              14        2.4           39        6.7          526       90.5
         MISSISSIPPI             857              14        1.6           97       11.3          746       87.0
         MONROE                  122               2        1.6           17       13.9          102       83.6
         MONTGOMERY               80               2        2.5            5        6.3           73       91.3
         NEVADA                  129               5        3.9           10        7.8          114       88.4
         NEWTON                   87               0         -             4        4.6           83       95.4
         OUACHITA                339               4        1.2           47       13.9          288       85.0
         PERRY                   144               3        2.1           11        7.6          130       90.3
         PHILLIPS                439              12        2.7           38        8.7          388       88.4
         PIKE                    130               4        3.1            8        6.2          118       90.8
         POINSETT                359               5        1.4           29        8.1          325       90.5
         POLK                    280               2        0.7           16        5.7          259       92.5
         POPE                    733              10        1.4           43        5.9          680       92.8
         PRAIRIE                 117               2        1.7            7        6.0          107       91.5
         PULASKI               5,547             110        2.0          443        8.0        4,988       89.9
         RANDOLPH                213               3        1.4           24       11.3          186       87.3
         ST FRANCIS              500              13        2.6           45        9.0          442       88.4
         SALINE                  968              10        1.0           75        7.7          883       91.2
         SCOTT                   139               1        0.7            8        5.8          130       93.5
         SEARCY                   91               0         -             4        4.4           87       95.6
         SEBASTIAN             1,827              21        1.1          109        6.0        1,689       92.4
         SEVIER                  268              10        3.7           10        3.7          247       92.2
         SHARP                   177               1        0.6           11        6.2          165       93.2
         STONE                   117               2        1.7            6        5.1          109       93.2
         UNION                   581               4        0.7           54        9.3          523       90.0
         VAN BUREN               168               2        1.2           12        7.1          154       91.7
         WASHINGTON            2,547              27        1.1          138        5.4        2,381       93.5
         WHITE                   935              13        1.4           64        6.8          858       91.8
         WOODRUFF                108               2        1.9            4        3.7          102       94.4
         YELL                    335               9        2.7           19        5.7          306       91.3



         NOTE:  PERCENT OF LIVE BIRTHS

         SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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