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                         LIVE BIRTHS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE, RACE OF MOTHER AND SEX OF CHILD
                                                     ARKANSAS 2002


                                                      WHITE                     BLACK                    OTHER

                      TOTAL    RATE          BIRTHS    MALE  FEMALE     BIRTHS   MALE  FEMALE     BIRTHS   MALE  FEMALE

       STATE TOTAL   37,456    13.8          28,692  14,792  13,899      7,406  3,711   3,695      1,345    681     664

       NORTHWEST PHR 12,078    14.4          10,949   5,638   5,311        269    132     137        854    415     439
       SOUTHWEST PHR  4,222    12.6           2,995   1,539   1,456      1,163    576     587         62     33      29
       CENTRAL   PHR 10,017    14.1           7,166   3,674   3,491      2,557  1,270   1,287        292    162     130
       NORTHEAST PHR  7,075    13.4           5,707   2,961   2,746      1,276    612     664         92     45      47
       SOUTHEAST PHR  4,064    13.8           1,875     980     895      2,141  1,121   1,020         45     26      19

       ARKANSAS         248    12.2             178      99      79         69     36      33          1      1       0
       ASHLEY           341    14.3             225     110     115        114     65      49          2      1       1
       BAXTER           354     9.2             347     188     159          0      0       0          7      5       2
       BENTON         2,595    15.7           2,329   1,209   1,120         17      7      10        247    125     122
       BOONE            425    12.2             411     207     204          0      0       0         14      6       8
       BRADLEY          161    12.8             114      54      60         45     17      28          2      0       2
       CALHOUN           52     9.2              35      14      21         15      9       6          1      1       0
       CARROLL          319    12.2             289     159     130          0      0       0         30     14      16
       CHICOT           174    12.8              74      42      32        100     53      47          0      0       0
       CLARK            248    10.5             185     101      84         58     31      27          5      3       2
       CLAY             189    11.0             189      94      95          0      0       0          0      0       0
       CLEBURNE         252    10.3             251     122     129          0      0       0          1      1       0
       CLEVELAND        118    13.8              93      47      46         23     12      11          2      2       0
       COLUMBIA         295    11.6             164      94      70        128     67      61          3      1       2
       CONWAY           245    12.0             214     109     105         29     13      16          2      2       0
       CRAIGHEAD      1,209    14.4           1,026     531     495        160     84      76         23      8      15
       CRAWFORD         738    13.4             689     343     346          5      1       4         44     24      20
       CRITTENDEN       873    17.0             321     178     143        543    245     298          9      4       5
       CROSS            229    11.8             161      81      80         67     35      32          1      0       1
       DALLAS            89    10.1              41      19      22         48     21      27          0      0       0
       DESHA            250    16.9             117      69      48        129     78      51          3      2       1
       DREW             216    11.6             145      77      68         62     35      27          9      5       4
       FAULKNER       1,314    14.7           1,161     577     583        129     59      70         23     15       8
       FRANKLIN         234    13.1             226     110     116          1      0       1          7      4       3
       FULTON           134    11.6             132      71      61          0      0       0          2      0       2
       GARLAND        1,010    11.2             880     479     401        107     58      49         23     11      12
       GRANT            188    11.2             180      86      94          6      5       1          2      2       0
       GREENE           570    15.0             568     294     274          1      0       1          1      0       1
       HEMPSTEAD        333    14.2             204     105      99        124     57      67          4      1       3
       HOT SPRING       326    10.7             279     147     132         43     22      21          4      2       2
       HOWARD           224    15.7             178      93      85         40     19      21          6      2       4
       INDEPENDENCE     486    14.1             459     221     238          9      2       7         18     11       7
       IZARD            129     9.8             127      61      66          0      0       0          2      0       2
       JACKSON          205    11.5             145      91      54         57     23      34          3      1       2
       JEFFERSON      1,191    14.3             385     213     172        787    408     379         18     12       6
       JOHNSON          354    15.3             343     183     160          6      3       3          5      3       2
       LAFAYETTE        101    12.0              54      17      37         47     19      28          0      0       0
       LAWRENCE         199    11.3             196     105      91          0      0       0          3      1       2
       LEE              151    12.4              53      25      28         98     52      46          0      0       0
       LINCOLN          147    10.3              83      47      36         63     30      33          0      0       0
       LITTLE RIVER     146    10.8             101      49      52         42     26      16          3      1       2
       LOGAN            276    12.3             268     140     128          1      0       1          7      2       5
       LONOKE           719    13.0             660     341     319         46     27      19         13      5       8
       MADISON          164    11.4             154      80      74          0      0       0         10      4       6
       MARION           116     7.1             114      66      48          0      0       0          2      1       1
       MILLER           577    14.0             407     213     194        167     86      81          3      3       0
       MISSISSIPPI      789    15.7             455     247     208        323    166     157         11      7       4
       MONROE           104    10.7              55      28      27         47     26      21          2      0       2
       MONTGOMERY        80     8.7              78      40      38          0      0       0          2      1       1
       NEVADA           133    13.7              82      45      37         51     25      26          0      0       0
       NEWTON            82     9.6              82      45      37          0      0       0          0      0       0
       OUACHITA         347    12.5             191      97      94        153     73      80          3      3       0
       PERRY            127    12.2             124      59      65          2      0       2          1      0       1
       PHILLIPS         417    16.7             107      52      55        309    164     145          1      0       1
       PIKE             115    10.3             109      64      45          5      3       2          1      1       0
       POINSETT         335    13.2             298     161     137         34     13      21          3      3       0
       POLK             255    12.6             243     112     131          0      0       0         12      7       5
       POPE             700    12.7             655     338     317         29     13      16         16      8       8
       PRAIRIE          101    10.7              78      40      38         21     10      11          2      2       0
       PULASKI        5,686    15.6           3,223   1,639   1,584      2,253  1,117   1,136        209    116      93
       RANDOLPH         220    12.2             217     114     103          2      1       1          1      0       1
       ST FRANCIS       445    15.5             168      77      91        274    135     139          3      1       2
       SALINE           973    11.3             938     493     445         14      4      10         21     13       8
       SCOTT            138    12.5             129      68      61          1      0       1          8      3       5
       SEARCY            88    10.9              86      42      44          0      0       0          2      0       2
       SEBASTIAN      1,824    15.6           1,526     793     733        116     64      52        182     79     103
       SEVIER           303    19.2             289     141     148          6      4       2          8      3       5
       SHARP            178    10.3             175      78      97          2      1       1          1      1       0
       STONE            109     9.5             107      53      54          0      0       0          2      2       0
       UNION            598    13.2             355     188     167        236    114     122          7      4       3
       VAN BUREN        197    12.1             197      97     100          0      0       0          0      0       0
       WASHINGTON     2,892    17.4           2,583   1,307   1,276         60     30      30        245    120     125
       WHITE            861    12.4             811     428     383         39     21      18         11      6       5
       WOODRUFF         108    12.8              69      31      38         39     21      18          0      0       0
       YELL             337    15.7             307     154     153          4      1       3         26     15      11


       RATE PER 1,000 POPULATION

       SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, DIVISION OF HEALTH, DHHS
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