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                                  INFANT (<1 YEAR) MORTALITY BY RACE
                                            ARKANSAS 2001

                                                         NUMBER    RATE

                                  TOTAL                     307     8.3

                                  WHITE                     193     6.8

                                  BLACK                     107    14.4





                                  NEONATAL (<28 DAYS) MORTALITY BY RACE
                                            ARKANSAS 2001

                                                         NUMBER    RATE

                                  TOTAL                     171     4.6

                                  WHITE                     103     3.6

                                  BLACK                      64     8.6





                                  POSTNEONATAL (28 DAYS TO <1 YEAR) MORTALITY BY RACE
                                                ARKANSAS 2001

                                                         NUMBER    RATE

                                  TOTAL                     136     3.7

                                  WHITE                      90     3.2

                                  BLACK                      43     5.8


                     NOTE:  RATE PER 1,000 LIVE BIRTHS.  RATES FOR WHITE AND BLACK ARE RACE-SPECIFIC.
                     SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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