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          INFANT, NEONATAL, AND POSTNEONATAL MORTALITY RATES BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE FOR FIVE YEAR PERIOD
                                                ARKANSAS 1997 - 2001

                                     -------INFANT-------     ------NEONATAL------     ----POSTNEONATAL----
                      LIVE                (< 1 YEAR)               (<28 DAYS)          (28 DAYS TO <1 YEAR)
                      BIRTHS         TOTAL           RATE     TOTAL           RATE     TOTAL           RATE


     STATE TOTAL     184,723         1,590           8.6        946           5.1        644           3.5

     NORTHWEST PHR    56,229           372           6.6        211           3.8        161           2.9
     SOUTHWEST PHR    22,251           201           9.0        125           5.6         76           3.4
     CENTRAL   PHR    48,844           450           9.2        286           5.9        164           3.4
     NORTHEAST PHR    35,562           338           9.5        196           5.5        142           4.0
     SOUTHEAST PHR    21,837           229          10.5        128           5.9        101           4.6

     ARKANSAS          1,349             9           6.7          3           2.2          6           4.4
     ASHLEY            1,602            13           8.1          7           4.4          6           3.7
     BAXTER            1,622             6           3.7          4           2.5          2           1.2
     BENTON           11,030            68           6.2         33           3.0         35           3.2
     BOONE             2,127            10           4.7          5           2.4          5           2.4
     BRADLEY             776             6           7.7          4           5.2          2           2.6
     CALHOUN             279             8          28.7          7          25.1          1           3.6
     CARROLL           1,711            13           7.6          8           4.7          5           2.9
     CHICOT            1,049            13          12.4          6           5.7          7           6.7
     CLARK             1,422            11           7.7          6           4.2          5           3.5
     CLAY              1,005             8           8.0          6           6.0          2           2.0
     CLEBURNE          1,175             7           6.0          5           4.3          2           1.7
     CLEVELAND           514             1           1.9          0           0.0          1           1.9
     COLUMBIA          1,615            12           7.4          9           5.6          3           1.9
     CONWAY            1,259             8           6.4          3           2.4          5           4.0
     CRAIGHEAD         5,750            53           9.2         29           5.0         24           4.2
     CRAWFORD          3,853            34           8.8         23           6.0         11           2.9
     CRITTENDEN        4,435            51          11.5         31           7.0         20           4.5
     CROSS             1,351            17          12.6         12           8.9          5           3.7
     DALLAS              565             8          14.2          5           8.8          3           5.3
     DESHA             1,197            16          13.4         10           8.4          6           5.0
     DREW              1,290            14          10.9          8           6.2          6           4.7
     FAULKNER          5,890            36           6.1         22           3.7         14           2.4
     FRANKLIN          1,110             7           6.3          1           0.9          6           5.4
     FULTON              579             1           1.7          1           1.7          0           0.0
     GARLAND           5,116            36           7.0         22           4.3         14           2.7
     GRANT               966             9           9.3          5           5.2          4           4.1
     GREENE            2,482            31          12.5         18           7.3         13           5.2
     HEMPSTEAD         1,700            16           9.4         12           7.1          4           2.4
     HOT SPRING        1,837             9           4.9          6           3.3          3           1.6
     HOWARD            1,045             6           5.7          4           3.8          2           1.9
     INDEPENDENCE      2,132            10           4.7          5           2.3          5           2.3
     IZARD               629             8          12.7          4           6.4          4           6.4
     JACKSON           1,087             8           7.4          3           2.8          5           4.6
     JEFFERSON         6,319            68          10.8         36           5.7         32           5.1
     JOHNSON           1,602            12           7.5          5           3.1          7           4.4
     LAFAYETTE           559             2           3.6          2           3.6          0           0.0
     LAWRENCE          1,106            11           9.9          5           4.5          6           5.4
     LEE                 799            15          18.8         11          13.8          4           5.0
     LINCOLN             798             9          11.3          7           8.8          2           2.5
     LITTLE RIVER        833             7           8.4          3           3.6          4           4.8
     LOGAN             1,510             3           2.0          1           0.7          2           1.3
     LONOKE            3,475            30           8.6         12           3.5         18           5.2
     MADISON             888             9          10.1          5           5.6          4           4.5
     MARION              670             2           3.0          2           3.0          0           0.0
     MILLER            2,957            25           8.5         16           5.4          9           3.0
     MISSISSIPPI       4,569            44           9.6         28           6.1         16           3.5
     MONROE              695             7          10.1          4           5.8          3           4.3
     MONTGOMERY          475             4           8.4          1           2.1          3           6.3
     NEVADA              656             7          10.7          5           7.6          2           3.0
     NEWTON              466             3           6.4          2           4.3          1           2.1
     OUACHITA          1,824            24          13.2         13           7.1         11           6.0
     PERRY               640             7          10.9          3           4.7          4           6.3
     PHILLIPS          2,470            33          13.4         15           6.1         18           7.3
     PIKE                697             8          11.5          6           8.6          2           2.9
     POINSETT          1,798            18          10.0         10           5.6          8           4.4
     POLK              1,447            13           9.0          8           5.5          5           3.5
     POPE              3,698            22           5.9         10           2.7         12           3.2
     PRAIRIE             553             6          10.8          5           9.0          1           1.8
     PULASKI          27,953           302          10.8        206           7.4         96           3.4
     RANDOLPH          1,040             9           8.7          6           5.8          3           2.9
     ST FRANCIS        2,426            19           7.8         12           4.9          7           2.9
     SALINE            4,804            30           6.2         16           3.3         14           2.9
     SCOTT               708             6           8.5          4           5.6          2           2.8
     SEARCY              430             4           9.3          4           9.3          0           0.0
     SEBASTIAN         8,891            65           7.3         39           4.4         26           2.9
     SEVIER            1,317            14          10.6          5           3.8          9           6.8
     SHARP               830             7           8.4          1           1.2          6           7.2
     STONE               621             4           6.4          4           6.4          0           0.0
     UNION             3,023            27           8.9         17           5.6         10           3.3
     VAN BUREN           781             9          11.5          7           9.0          2           2.6
     WASHINGTON       12,347            81           6.6         49           4.0         32           2.6
     WHITE             4,430            49          11.1         27           6.1         22           5.0
     WOODRUFF            543             2           3.7          1           1.8          1           1.8
     YELL              1,526            10           6.6          6           3.9          4           2.6



                         SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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