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                           INFANT MORTALITY RATES BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE:  ARKANSAS 1992  - 2001


                             1992     1993     1994     1995     1996     1997     1998     1999     2000     2001

         STATE TOTAL         10.4     10.0      9.4      9.0      9.3      8.7      9.2      8.5      8.4      8.3

         NORTHWEST PHR        7.9     10.2      7.6      7.3      8.7      6.9      7.7      6.7      5.7      6.1
         SOUTHWEST PHR       11.9      9.6      9.5      9.8     11.3      7.9      9.4     10.2     10.8      6.8
         CENTRAL   PHR       10.0      9.6      9.4      9.0      8.7      9.0      9.6      8.0      9.3     10.2
         NORTHEAST PHR       12.1     11.3     10.5     10.0      9.1      9.3     10.1      9.6      9.1      9.5
         SOUTHEAST PHR       12.5      8.8     11.1     10.7      9.8     12.3     10.4     10.3      9.7      9.6

         ARKANSAS             3.5     10.3     10.6      3.8     10.0     11.9      3.6       0      11.8      7.0
         ASHLEY               8.3     11.7     14.5      9.4      2.8     15.1      6.1      6.1      6.4      6.6
         BAXTER              11.2     23.3     11.9      3.2       0        0       3.2       0       5.7      9.1
         BENTON               7.1      9.5      8.4      6.6     13.8      4.3     11.0      5.1      4.4      6.2
         BOONE                2.6     19.0      7.0      9.8      4.7      4.3      4.5      5.1      2.5      6.9
         BRADLEY             30.5       0       7.1     15.4       0       6.9      6.7      6.3       0      18.5
         CALHOUN               0        0      17.9       0        0      16.1     35.1       0      41.7     51.7
         CARROLL             11.9     21.2      7.8       0       9.7      9.6     11.6      5.7      8.1      3.0
         CHICOT              16.8       0      10.9     14.0     15.2     18.5      4.5     10.0      9.9     19.0
         CLARK                6.5     17.1     17.4      3.6      3.5      7.2      6.6     14.7      9.9       0 
         CLAY                  0      21.1      5.1      5.1     18.7     10.4      9.1     10.1     10.3       0 
         CLEBURNE             5.3     15.2       0       5.1       0        0       4.5       0      11.9     12.0
         CLEVELAND           12.7       0       9.1       0        0        0        0        0        0       8.8
         COLUMBIA            13.0      5.7       0      15.2     12.0      3.0      5.7     12.7      9.6      6.6
         CONWAY                0       4.1     13.0      8.4     15.3      3.7      8.1     11.6      8.0       0 
         CRAIGHEAD           11.3      7.7      6.6     11.4      8.3      9.8      8.1      4.5      9.5     14.0
         CRAWFORD             8.3      7.3      7.5      4.2      5.9     10.6      5.2      8.0     11.2      9.1
         CRITTENDEN          17.1     17.5     14.9     13.8     16.7     11.4      8.9     13.9      7.6     15.9
         CROSS               15.9     19.9     14.7     17.8     17.7     10.9      3.5     33.0     15.5       0 
         DALLAS                0        0        0      26.3      7.3     32.5     16.9      8.8      9.2       0 
         DESHA               10.9      7.8      7.9      8.1      3.9      8.0      8.4     24.0      8.3     18.3
         DREW                12.3      4.1     19.7     11.8      4.1     14.4     11.6      7.8     11.2      8.7
         FAULKNER             4.5      7.8      6.4      8.7      6.7      7.5      3.4      5.1      7.8      6.7
         FRANKLIN            13.8       0       9.8      9.6      3.8      4.5      8.1     10.1      4.6      4.4
         FULTON               8.0       0        0      16.7       0       7.8       0        0        0        0 
         GARLAND              6.5     11.0      6.5      7.4     10.2      3.9      8.0      5.7      6.9     10.7
         GRANT               23.1     10.5     20.5     11.0       0      16.5     10.1     10.5      9.3       0 
         GREENE              18.7     12.4      6.6      4.4      8.6     12.9     11.0     15.0      7.1     16.8
         HEMPSTEAD            3.1     10.0     24.8      3.1     12.6     14.4     11.9      5.9      5.9      8.8
         HOT SPRING          12.6     15.5     15.1     10.6     12.3      8.1      2.8       0      10.9      2.8
         HOWARD              21.3     10.9      6.1      9.3      4.9      9.4      5.4      9.5      4.2       0 
         INDEPENDENCE         4.8     14.1     14.3      5.1     11.4      2.4      2.2     12.0      4.6      2.5
         IZARD                7.4     27.3     28.4      7.6       0        0      40.3       0      25.4       0 
         JACKSON              9.3      3.8       0       9.9       0       9.2     21.7       0       4.7       0 
         JEFFERSON           10.9      8.9     10.1     11.1     12.9     13.9     12.8     12.1      7.8      6.9
         JOHNSON             11.2     23.5      4.0      4.0      7.6      9.5       0      13.1      6.4      8.3
         LAFAYETTE            7.5       0      22.1      9.7     25.4       0        0        0      15.9       0 
         LAWRENCE             5.2     13.0      7.9      4.4     12.8     19.5      8.9     13.2      4.5      4.4
         LEE                 26.9      5.1     12.1      6.6     11.5     19.4     11.5     12.7     25.6     25.6
         LINCOLN               0        0      11.8      6.8      7.2      6.0     11.6     13.6     18.5      6.7
         LITTLE RIVER        12.0     10.8     17.5      6.1      9.5      5.4      5.6      6.3     19.7      6.3
         LOGAN               14.3     12.1      3.7      7.4     10.5       0       3.0      3.3       0       3.3
         LONOKE               1.8     15.4     15.2      9.2     12.2      9.1     10.3      7.1      5.7     10.9
         MADISON             16.4     10.9     16.9     33.8     18.3       0        0      15.6     18.8     15.8
         MARION              14.2     22.1      8.0      6.1     20.3      8.0       0        0       7.2       0 
         MILLER              12.1     12.6      7.0     16.7     10.0      6.8     10.1      8.4     10.1      6.9
         MISSISSIPPI         19.0     11.6     15.3     11.5      7.4     11.8      9.8      6.5      8.5     11.7
         MONROE              24.9      5.7     18.4     16.7      7.1      6.4     18.9     15.3      7.9       0 
         MONTGOMERY            0      12.0       0      12.0       0        0       9.5       0      22.5     12.5
         NEVADA              22.4      9.5       0      16.9     25.0     15.5      8.2      7.0     14.9      7.8
         NEWTON              37.0       0        0      10.4     13.3     10.3      9.4       0        0      11.5
         OUACHITA            17.9     13.9      7.3      2.6     26.7     11.0     26.3     21.3       0       5.9
         PERRY                9.6       0        0        0        0      27.0       0       7.4     16.3      6.9
         PHILLIPS             8.9     17.6      3.6     11.2     12.3     15.5     14.1     11.1     14.6     11.4
         PIKE                15.6     15.6      7.1      6.5       0       6.6      7.1     13.5      7.8     23.1
         POINSETT            24.0      3.0     15.1      5.6      5.7      8.7     14.0      5.6     13.1      8.4
         POLK                16.2      7.8      3.9     11.6     14.5       0       6.7     21.1      7.2     10.7
         POPE                 7.1      4.5      8.6      7.0      8.1      6.6      8.3      5.3      6.9      2.7
         PRAIRIE              8.7       0      32.3     17.1     22.4      8.8     29.4      9.2      9.0       0 
         PULASKI             12.4      9.8      8.4     10.1      9.4     10.2     12.2      9.3     11.1     11.2
         RANDOLPH              0       5.0      5.3       0      10.0      8.7     14.2     10.0     10.9       0 
         ST FRANCIS          15.5     13.8     10.5     11.9      9.5      7.7      6.2      8.5      8.8      8.0
         SALINE               5.9      6.0     16.1      4.6      6.4      5.1      4.1      7.7      4.2     10.3
         SCOTT                 0       7.2       0       9.2      6.5     24.0      7.5     11.7       0        0 
         SEARCY              11.9       0        0      13.2     20.2       0      22.5     11.9     11.4       0 
         SEBASTIAN            4.3      9.6      5.5      4.7      7.3      8.5      5.8      9.9      4.3      8.2
         SEVIER              17.3      4.0      9.3      4.4      9.3      8.1     10.9      4.0     14.5     14.9
         SHARP               12.6     17.3      6.8     11.4       0      18.5       0      21.6      5.4       0 
         STONE                 0       8.8      9.7      8.3      8.8       0      15.0       0       7.5      8.5
         UNION               10.3      5.9      6.0      9.8      9.0      6.6      6.2     13.6     16.7      1.7
         VAN BUREN           13.2     18.8     22.6     39.5       0      13.1      6.9     19.2     12.5      6.0
         WASHINGTON           7.1      8.1      7.3      8.0      8.1      8.5      9.2      4.8      5.8      4.7
         WHITE                6.6      7.8     12.2     10.8      8.2      6.0     15.7     12.6     12.3      8.6
         WOODRUFF              0        0        0      26.5      7.9      7.9       0        0        0       9.3
         YELL                15.0      7.9      6.7      7.1       0       3.8     10.1      6.8      3.0      9.0
         UNKNOWN               0        0        0        0        0        0        0        0        0        0 


         NOTE:  RATE PER 1,000 LIVE BIRTHS

         SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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