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                                  INFANT (<1 YEAR) MORTALITY BY RACE
                                            ARKANSAS 2002

                                                         NUMBER    RATE

                                  TOTAL                     312     8.3

                                  WHITE                     206     7.2

                                  BLACK                     102    13.8





                                  NEONATAL (<28 DAYS) MORTALITY BY RACE
                                            ARKANSAS 2002

                                                         NUMBER    RATE

                                  TOTAL                     192     5.1

                                  WHITE                     129     4.5

                                  BLACK                      60     8.1





                                  POSTNEONATAL (28 DAYS TO <1 YEAR) MORTALITY BY RACE
                                                ARKANSAS 2002

                                                         NUMBER    RATE

                                  TOTAL                     120     3.2

                                  WHITE                      77     2.7

                                  BLACK                      42     5.7


                     NOTE:  RATE PER 1,000 LIVE BIRTHS.  RATES FOR WHITE AND BLACK ARE RACE-SPECIFIC.
                     SOURCE:  Center for Health Statistics, Division of Health, DHHS
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