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                           INFANT MORTALITY RATES BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE:  ARKANSAS 1993  - 2002


                             1993     1994     1995     1996     1997     1998     1999     2000     2001     2002

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

         NORTHWEST PHR       10.2      7.6      7.3      8.7      6.9      7.7      6.7      5.7      6.1      6.0
         SOUTHWEST PHR        9.6      9.5      9.8     11.3      7.9      9.4     10.2     10.8      6.8      8.8
         CENTRAL   PHR        9.6      9.4      9.0      8.7      9.0      9.6      8.0      9.3     10.2      9.3
         NORTHEAST PHR       11.3     10.5     10.0      9.1      9.3     10.1      9.6      9.1      9.5      9.2
         SOUTHEAST PHR        8.8     11.1     10.7      9.8     12.3     10.4     10.3      9.7      9.6     10.8

         ARKANSAS            10.3     10.6      3.8     10.0     11.9      3.6       0      11.8      7.0      8.1
         ASHLEY              11.7     14.5      9.4      2.8     15.1      6.1      6.1      6.4      6.6     14.7
         BAXTER              23.3     11.9      3.2       0        0       3.2       0       5.7      9.1      8.5
         BENTON               9.5      8.4      6.6     13.8      4.3     11.0      5.1      4.4      6.2      6.2
         BOONE               19.0      7.0      9.8      4.7      4.3      4.5      5.1      2.5      6.9      4.7
         BRADLEY               0       7.1     15.4       0       6.9      6.7      6.3       0      18.5       0 
         CALHOUN               0      17.9       0        0      16.1     35.1       0      41.7     51.7       0 
         CARROLL             21.2      7.8       0       9.7      9.6     11.6      5.7      8.1      3.0     12.5
         CHICOT                0      10.9     14.0     15.2     18.5      4.5     10.0      9.9     19.0      5.7
         CLARK               17.1     17.4      3.6      3.5      7.2      6.6     14.7      9.9       0       8.1
         CLAY                21.1      5.1      5.1     18.7     10.4      9.1     10.1     10.3       0       5.3
         CLEBURNE            15.2       0       5.1       0        0       4.5       0      11.9     12.0      4.0
         CLEVELAND             0       9.1       0        0        0        0        0        0       8.8       0 
         COLUMBIA             5.7       0      15.2     12.0      3.0      5.7     12.7      9.6      6.6     23.7
         CONWAY               4.1     13.0      8.4     15.3      3.7      8.1     11.6      8.0       0      16.3
         CRAIGHEAD            7.7      6.6     11.4      8.3      9.8      8.1      4.5      9.5     14.0      9.1
         CRAWFORD             7.3      7.5      4.2      5.9     10.6      5.2      8.0     11.2      9.1      6.8
         CRITTENDEN          17.5     14.9     13.8     16.7     11.4      8.9     13.9      7.6     15.9      9.2
         CROSS               19.9     14.7     17.8     17.7     10.9      3.5     33.0     15.5       0      13.1
         DALLAS                0        0      26.3      7.3     32.5     16.9      8.8      9.2       0        0 
         DESHA                7.8      7.9      8.1      3.9      8.0      8.4     24.0      8.3     18.3      8.0
         DREW                 4.1     19.7     11.8      4.1     14.4     11.6      7.8     11.2      8.7      9.3
         FAULKNER             7.8      6.4      8.7      6.7      7.5      3.4      5.1      7.8      6.7      6.8
         FRANKLIN              0       9.8      9.6      3.8      4.5      8.1     10.1      4.6      4.4      4.3
         FULTON                0        0      16.7       0       7.8       0        0        0        0      29.9
         GARLAND             11.0      6.5      7.4     10.2      3.9      8.0      5.7      6.9     10.7      7.9
         GRANT               10.5     20.5     11.0       0      16.5     10.1     10.5      9.3       0      21.3
         GREENE              12.4      6.6      4.4      8.6     12.9     11.0     15.0      7.1     16.8      3.5
         HEMPSTEAD           10.0     24.8      3.1     12.6     14.4     11.9      5.9      5.9      8.8      6.0
         HOT SPRING          15.5     15.1     10.6     12.3      8.1      2.8       0      10.9      2.8      9.2
         HOWARD              10.9      6.1      9.3      4.9      9.4      5.4      9.5      4.2       0       4.5
         INDEPENDENCE        14.1     14.3      5.1     11.4      2.4      2.2     12.0      4.6      2.5     12.3
         IZARD               27.3     28.4      7.6       0        0      40.3       0      25.4       0       7.8
         JACKSON              3.8       0       9.9       0       9.2     21.7       0       4.7       0        0 
         JEFFERSON            8.9     10.1     11.1     12.9     13.9     12.8     12.1      7.8      6.9     12.6
         JOHNSON             23.5      4.0      4.0      7.6      9.5       0      13.1      6.4      8.3      2.8
         LAFAYETTE             0      22.1      9.7     25.4       0        0        0      15.9       0      19.8
         LAWRENCE            13.0      7.9      4.4     12.8     19.5      8.9     13.2      4.5      4.4      5.0
         LEE                  5.1     12.1      6.6     11.5     19.4     11.5     12.7     25.6     25.6     13.2
         LINCOLN               0      11.8      6.8      7.2      6.0     11.6     13.6     18.5      6.7       0 
         LITTLE RIVER        10.8     17.5      6.1      9.5      5.4      5.6      6.3     19.7      6.3      6.8
         LOGAN               12.1      3.7      7.4     10.5       0       3.0      3.3       0       3.3     10.9
         LONOKE              15.4     15.2      9.2     12.2      9.1     10.3      7.1      5.7     10.9      7.0
         MADISON             10.9     16.9     33.8     18.3       0        0      15.6     18.8     15.8       0 
         MARION              22.1      8.0      6.1     20.3      8.0       0        0       7.2       0       8.6
         MILLER              12.6      7.0     16.7     10.0      6.8     10.1      8.4     10.1      6.9      3.5
         MISSISSIPPI         11.6     15.3     11.5      7.4     11.8      9.8      6.5      8.5     11.7     11.4
         MONROE               5.7     18.4     16.7      7.1      6.4     18.9     15.3      7.9       0      28.8
         MONTGOMERY          12.0       0      12.0       0        0       9.5       0      22.5     12.5       0 
         NEVADA               9.5       0      16.9     25.0     15.5      8.2      7.0     14.9      7.8       0 
         NEWTON                0        0      10.4     13.3     10.3      9.4       0        0      11.5       0 
         OUACHITA            13.9      7.3      2.6     26.7     11.0     26.3     21.3       0       5.9     20.2
         PERRY                 0        0        0        0      27.0       0       7.4     16.3      6.9       0 
         PHILLIPS            17.6      3.6     11.2     12.3     15.5     14.1     11.1     14.6     11.4     16.8
         PIKE                15.6      7.1      6.5       0       6.6      7.1     13.5      7.8     23.1     26.1
         POINSETT             3.0     15.1      5.6      5.7      8.7     14.0      5.6     13.1      8.4     11.9
         POLK                 7.8      3.9     11.6     14.5       0       6.7     21.1      7.2     10.7      7.8
         POPE                 4.5      8.6      7.0      8.1      6.6      8.3      5.3      6.9      2.7      7.1
         PRAIRIE               0      32.3     17.1     22.4      8.8     29.4      9.2      9.0       0        0 
         PULASKI              9.8      8.4     10.1      9.4     10.2     12.2      9.3     11.1     11.2     10.7
         RANDOLPH             5.0      5.3       0      10.0      8.7     14.2     10.0     10.9       0       9.1
         ST FRANCIS          13.8     10.5     11.9      9.5      7.7      6.2      8.5      8.8      8.0     11.2
         SALINE               6.0     16.1      4.6      6.4      5.1      4.1      7.7      4.2     10.3      6.2
         SCOTT                7.2       0       9.2      6.5     24.0      7.5     11.7       0        0        0 
         SEARCY                0        0      13.2     20.2       0      22.5     11.9     11.4       0        0 
         SEBASTIAN            9.6      5.5      4.7      7.3      8.5      5.8      9.9      4.3      8.2      3.3
         SEVIER               4.0      9.3      4.4      9.3      8.1     10.9      4.0     14.5     14.9      6.6
         SHARP               17.3      6.8     11.4       0      18.5       0      21.6      5.4       0       5.6
         STONE                8.8      9.7      8.3      8.8       0      15.0       0       7.5      8.5       0 
         UNION                5.9      6.0      9.8      9.0      6.6      6.2     13.6     16.7      1.7      5.0
         VAN BUREN           18.8     22.6     39.5       0      13.1      6.9     19.2     12.5      6.0     10.2
         WASHINGTON           8.1      7.3      8.0      8.1      8.5      9.2      4.8      5.8      4.7      5.5
         WHITE                7.8     12.2     10.8      8.2      6.0     15.7     12.6     12.3      8.6     11.6
         WOODRUFF              0        0      26.5      7.9      7.9       0        0        0       9.3      9.3
         YELL                 7.9      6.7      7.1       0       3.8     10.1      6.8      3.0      9.0     11.9
         UNKNOWN               0        0        0        0        0        0        0        0        0        0 


         NOTE:  RATE PER 1,000 LIVE BIRTHS

         SOURCE:  Center for Health Statistics, Division of Health, DHHS
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