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                                   LIVE BIRTHS BY BIRTH WEIGHT AND COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
                                                      ARKANSAS 2002

                                                  <1500 GRAMS           1500-2499 GRAMS          >=2500 GRAMS

                              BIRTHS           TOTAL    PERCENT        TOTAL    PERCENT        TOTAL    PERCENT

         STATE TOTAL          37,456             582        1.6        2,625        7.0       34,237       91.4

         NORTHWEST PHR         12078             133        1.1          743        6.2        11200       92.7
         SOUTHWEST PHR         4,222              64        1.5          301        7.1        3,856       91.3
         CENTRAL   PHR         10017             194        1.9          681        6.8        9,137       91.2
         NORTHEAST PHR         7,075             109        1.5          540        7.6        6,425       90.8
         SOUTHEAST PHR         4,064              82        2.0          360        8.9        3,619       89.1

         ARKANSAS                248               4        1.6           15        6.0          229       92.3
         ASHLEY                  341               4        1.2           30        8.8          307       90.0
         BAXTER                  354               5        1.4           16        4.5          333       94.1
         BENTON                2,595              24        0.9          158        6.1        2,412       92.9
         BOONE                   425               6        1.4           43       10.1          376       88.5
         BRADLEY                 161               0         -            14        8.7          147       91.3
         CALHOUN                  52               3        5.8            2        3.8           47       90.4
         CARROLL                 319               2        0.6           10        3.1          307       96.2
         CHICOT                  174               4        2.3           16        9.2          154       88.5
         CLARK                   248               2        0.8           11        4.4          235       94.8
         CLAY                    189               2        1.1           13        6.9          174       92.1
         CLEBURNE                252               6        2.4           18        7.1          228       90.5
         CLEVELAND               118               1        0.8           12       10.2          105       89.0
         COLUMBIA                295               8        2.7           27        9.2          260       88.1
         CONWAY                  245               5        2.0           11        4.5          229       93.5
         CRAIGHEAD             1,209              14        1.2           87        7.2        1,108       91.6
         CRAWFORD                738              12        1.6           48        6.5          678       91.9
         CRITTENDEN              873              25        2.9           92       10.5          756       86.6
         CROSS                   229               2        0.9           14        6.1          213       93.0
         DALLAS                   89               1        1.1            6        6.7           82       92.1
         DESHA                   250               3        1.2           22        8.8          224       89.6
         DREW                    216              10        4.6           16        7.4          190       88.0
         FAULKNER              1,314              20        1.5           72        5.5        1,221       92.9
         FRANKLIN                234               1        0.4           17        7.3          216       92.3
         FULTON                  134               1        0.7            7        5.2          125       93.3
         GARLAND               1,010              12        1.2           59        5.8          939       93.0
         GRANT                   188               4        2.1            9        4.8          175       93.1
         GREENE                  570               6        1.1           33        5.8          531       93.2
         HEMPSTEAD               333               6        1.8           25        7.5          301       90.4
         HOT SPRING              326               4        1.2           17        5.2          305       93.6
         HOWARD                  224               3        1.3            8        3.6          213       95.1
         INDEPENDENCE            486              12        2.5           28        5.8          446       91.8
         IZARD                   129               0         -            10        7.8          119       92.2
         JACKSON                 205               4        2.0           18        8.8          183       89.3
         JEFFERSON             1,191              29        2.4          108        9.1        1,053       88.4
         JOHNSON                 354               2        0.6           16        4.5          336       94.9
         LAFAYETTE               101               5        5.0            8        7.9           88       87.1
         LAWRENCE                199               0         -            15        7.5          184       92.5
         LEE                     151               3        2.0           12        7.9          136       90.1
         LINCOLN                 147               2        1.4           11        7.5          133       90.5
         LITTLE RIVER            146               1        0.7           11        7.5          134       91.8
         LOGAN                   276               5        1.8           11        4.0          260       94.2
         LONOKE                  719               6        0.8           37        5.1          676       94.0
         MADISON                 164               2        1.2           10        6.1          152       92.7
         MARION                  116               0         -             4        3.4          112       96.6
         MILLER                  577               4        0.7           53        9.2          520       90.1
         MISSISSIPPI             789              19        2.4           68        8.6          702       89.0
         MONROE                  104               1        1.0           10        9.6           93       89.4
         MONTGOMERY               80               0         -             7        8.8           73       91.3
         NEVADA                  133               2        1.5            9        6.8          122       91.7
         NEWTON                   82               0         -             5        6.1           77       93.9
         OUACHITA                347               7        2.0           32        9.2          308       88.8
         PERRY                   127               3        2.4           11        8.7          113       89.0
         PHILLIPS                417              11        2.6           43       10.3          363       87.1
         PIKE                    115               4        3.5            9        7.8          102       88.7
         POINSETT                335               3        0.9           18        5.4          314       93.7
         POLK                    255               4        1.6           13        5.1          238       93.3
         POPE                    700               6        0.9           55        7.9          639       91.3
         PRAIRIE                 101               2        2.0            7        6.9           92       91.1
         PULASKI               5,686             135        2.4          431        7.6        5,116       90.0
         RANDOLPH                220               4        1.8           11        5.0          205       93.2
         ST FRANCIS              445               8        1.8           44        9.9          393       88.3
         SALINE                  973              14        1.4           62        6.4          897       92.2
         SCOTT                   138               1        0.7            9        6.5          128       92.8
         SEARCY                   88               2        2.3            8        9.1           78       88.6
         SEBASTIAN             1,824              22        1.2          111        6.1        1,691       92.7
         SEVIER                  303               2        0.7           26        8.6          275       90.8
         SHARP                   178               0         -            15        8.4          163       91.6
         STONE                   109               0         -             6        5.5          103       94.5
         UNION                   598               8        1.3           37        6.2          553       92.5
         VAN BUREN               197               3        1.5           13        6.6          181       91.9
         WASHINGTON            2,892              33        1.1          172        5.9        2,686       92.9
         WHITE                   861              10        1.2           75        8.7          776       90.1
         WOODRUFF                108               1        0.9           12       11.1           95       88.0
         YELL                    337               2        0.6           26        7.7          309       91.7



         NOTE:  PERCENT OF LIVE BIRTHS

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