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                                MARRIAGES BY STATE, TERRITORY, OR COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE
                                                  OF BRIDE AND GROOM
                                               ARKANSAS OCCURRENCES 2002


                                                     BRIDE                            GROOM
                                                NUMBER    PERCENT                NUMBER   PERCENT

                        TOTAL                   38,819     100.0                 38,819    100.0

                        ALABAMA                     33       0.1                     45      0.1
                        ALASKA                       3       0.0                      9      0.0
                        ARIZONA                     19       0.0                     33      0.1
                        ARKANSAS                25,970      66.9                 25,562     65.8
                        CALIFORNIA                  64       0.2                     71      0.2
                        COLORADO                    19       0.0                     28      0.1
                        CONNECTICUT                  3       0.0                      5      0.0
                        DELAWARE                     0       0.0                      1      0.0
                        DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA         2       0.0                      3      0.0
                        FLORIDA                     72       0.2                     99      0.3
                        GEORGIA                     66       0.2                     64      0.2
                        HAWAII                       3       0.0                      7      0.0
                        IDAHO                        2       0.0                      4      0.0
                        ILLINOIS                   138       0.4                    153      0.4
                        INDIANA                     36       0.1                     50      0.1
                        IOWA                        30       0.1                     36      0.1
                        KANSAS                     435       1.1                    441      1.1
                        KENTUCKY                    23       0.1                     30      0.1
                        LOUISIANA                  829       2.1                    852      2.2
                        MAINE                        1       0.0                      0      0.0
                        MARYLAND                    12       0.0                     19      0.0
                        MASSACHUSETTS                4       0.0                      4      0.0
                        MICHIGAN                    44       0.1                     43      0.1
                        MINNESOTA                   24       0.1                     27      0.1
                        MISSISSIPPI              1,152       3.0                  1,168      3.0
                        MISSOURI                 2,406       6.2                  2,408      6.2
                        MONTANA                      5       0.0                      5      0.0
                        NEBRASKA                    26       0.1                     28      0.1
                        NEVADA                       8       0.0                      8      0.0
                        NEW HAMPSHIRE                2       0.0                      0      0.0
                        NEW JERSEY                   9       0.0                     11      0.0
                        NEW MEXICO                  11       0.0                     14      0.0
                        NEW YORK                    17       0.0                     18      0.0
                        NORTH CAROLINA              22       0.1                     38      0.1
                        NORTH DAKOTA                 0       0.0                      1      0.0
                        OHIO                        28       0.1                     40      0.1
                        OKLAHOMA                 5,624      14.5                  5,649     14.6
                        OREGON                       8       0.0                      9      0.0
                        PENNSYLVANIA                16       0.0                     13      0.0
                        RHODE ISLAND                 3       0.0                      3      0.0
                        SOUTH CAROLINA              12       0.0                     17      0.0
                        SOUTH DAKOTA                 1       0.0                      4      0.0
                        TENNESSEE                  448       1.2                    493      1.3
                        TEXAS                    1,073       2.8                  1,158      3.0
                        UTAH                         4       0.0                      5      0.0
                        VERMONT                      2       0.0                      1      0.0
                        VIRGINIA                    23       0.1                     40      0.1
                        WASHINGTON                  11       0.0                     21      0.1
                        WEST VIRGINIA                3       0.0                      4      0.0
                        WISCONSIN                   33       0.1                     36      0.1
                        WYOMING                      6       0.0                      8      0.0
                        PUERTO RICO                  1       0.0                      1      0.0
                        CANADA                      10       0.0                     13      0.0
                        MEXICO                       0       0.0                      1      0.0
                        REMAINDER OF WORLD          23       0.1                     18      0.0
                        UNKNOWN                      0       0.0                      0      0.0


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