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                         LIVE BIRTHS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE, RACE OF MOTHER AND SEX OF CHILD
                                                     ARKANSAS 2003


                                                      WHITE                     BLACK                    OTHER

                      TOTAL    RATE          BIRTHS    MALE  FEMALE     BIRTHS   MALE  FEMALE     BIRTHS   MALE  FEMALE

       STATE TOTAL   37,795    13.9          29,243  15,056  14,186      7,178  3,671   3,507      1,350    706     644

       NORTHWEST PHR 12,301    14.4          11,203   5,770   5,433        258    126     132        829    431     398
       SOUTHWEST PHR  4,281    12.8           3,151   1,611   1,540      1,056    538     518         72     51      21
       CENTRAL   PHR 10,234    14.2           7,370   3,801   3,569      2,535  1,318   1,217        320    162     158
       NORTHEAST PHR  7,089    13.4           5,686   2,940   2,745      1,313    642     671         89     45      44
       SOUTHEAST PHR  3,890    13.3           1,833     934     899      2,016  1,047     969         40     17      23

       ARKANSAS         259    12.9             172      85      87         82     38      44          4      2       2
       ASHLEY           291    12.3             196      99      97         94     48      46          1      0       1
       BAXTER           331     8.5             329     165     164          0      0       0          2      0       2
       BENTON         2,682    15.6           2,375   1,218   1,157         13      7       6        289    157     132
       BOONE            427    12.3             417     209     208          0      0       0          9      5       4
       BRADLEY          164    13.2             130      64      66         33     16      17          1      1       0
       CALHOUN           66    11.8              48      30      18         17      9       8          1      1       0
       CARROLL          362    13.7             306     158     148          1      1       0         55     29      26
       CHICOT           152    11.3              68      34      34         84     37      47          0      0       0
       CLARK            268    11.6             202     100     102         60     39      21          6      4       2
       CLAY             185    10.9             185      94      91          0      0       0          0      0       0
       CLEBURNE         224     9.0             222     114     108          0      0       0          2      2       0
       CLEVELAND         88    10.1              77      38      39         11      7       4          0      0       0
       COLUMBIA         301    12.1             174      98      76        120     66      54          7      6       1
       CONWAY           278    13.5             253     130     123         23     14       9          2      1       1
       CRAIGHEAD      1,235    14.6           1,016     531     485        195     90     105         24     15       9
       CRAWFORD         754    13.5             684     381     303          9      6       3         61     33      28
       CRITTENDEN       892    17.4             354     168     185        531    251     280          6      3       3
       CROSS            248    12.9             159      90      69         87     48      39          2      2       0
       DALLAS           101    11.6              53      28      25         46     17      29          2      0       2
       DESHA            211    14.3              96      49      47        115     60      55          0      0       0
       DREW             224    12.1             145      85      60         76     40      36          3      2       1
       FAULKNER       1,319    14.2           1,165     627     538        138     68      70         16      9       7
       FRANKLIN         199    11.1             191     100      91          1      1       0          7      2       5
       FULTON           109     9.3             107      61      46          1      1       0          1      0       1
       GARLAND        1,113    12.2             987     500     487        101     50      51         24     10      14
       GRANT            147     8.7             143      63      80          3      2       1          0      0       0
       GREENE           525    13.6             521     262     259          1      1       0          3      0       3
       HEMPSTEAD        318    13.6             215     107     108        101     53      48          2      1       1
       HOT SPRING       362    11.8             327     154     173         33     12      21          1      0       1
       HOWARD           204    14.1             153      83      70         43     20      23          8      7       1
       INDEPENDENCE     465    13.5             448     236     212         10      6       4          7      2       5
       IZARD            154    11.6             153      78      75          0      0       0          1      1       0
       JACKSON          214    12.3             153      82      71         58     37      21          3      2       1
       JEFFERSON      1,139    13.7             399     196     203        718    379     339         22      7      15
       JOHNSON          375    16.0             361     173     188          8      2       6          5      4       1
       LAFAYETTE         89    10.6              56      26      30         33     22      11          0      0       0
       LAWRENCE         226    12.9             224     117     107          1      1       0          1      0       1
       LEE              135    11.3              39      29      10         96     56      40          0      0       0
       LINCOLN          156    10.8             105      46      59         49     18      31          2      1       1
       LITTLE RIVER     166    12.4             126      74      52         37     20      17          3      2       1
       LOGAN            274    12.0             268     149     119          2      0       2          4      1       3
       LONOKE           809    14.3             733     381     352         56     29      27         19     12       7
       MADISON          169    11.7             163      68      95          0      0       0          5      4       1
       MARION           128     7.9             127      69      58          1      0       1          0      0       0
       MILLER           559    13.3             406     209     197        147     78      69          6      3       3
       MISSISSIPPI      762    15.6             411     207     204        340    166     174         11      4       7
       MONROE           129    13.3              58      24      34         65     27      38          6      3       3
       MONTGOMERY        94    10.2              92      48      44          0      0       0          2      2       0
       NEVADA           132    13.7              87      45      42         43     19      24          2      2       0
       NEWTON           103    12.0             103      47      56          0      0       0          0      0       0
       OUACHITA         328    11.9             182      97      85        143     70      73          3      1       2
       PERRY            105    10.1             104      59      45          1      0       1          0      0       0
       PHILLIPS         415    16.9             117      58      59        298    166     132          0      0       0
       PIKE             136    12.3             130      70      60          4      1       3          2      1       1
       POINSETT         353    13.9             324     172     152         28     11      17          1      0       1
       POLK             266    13.2             252     122     130          0      0       0         13      9       4
       POPE             734    13.3             689     359     330         17     12       5         27     13      14
       PRAIRIE           94    10.1              77      43      34         17     12       5          0      0       0
       PULASKI        5,758    15.8           3,298   1,671   1,627      2,217  1,159   1,058        238    120     118
       RANDOLPH         209    11.5             202     100     102          1      1       0          6      1       5
       ST FRANCIS       433    15.2             154      84      70        278    143     135          1      1       0
       SALINE           983    11.2             940     500     440         19     10       9         23     11      12
       SCOTT            153    13.9             151      78      73          0      0       0          2      1       1
       SEARCY            58     7.3              56      31      25          0      0       0          2      1       1
       SEBASTIAN      1,832    15.6           1,563     770     793        122     61      61        146     73      73
       SEVIER           309    19.4             294     158     136          5      3       2         10      9       1
       SHARP            157     9.0             152      80      72          3      1       2          2      1       1
       STONE            122    10.5             120      60      60          0      0       0          2      0       2
       UNION            582    13.0             354     162     192        224    109     115          4      3       1
       VAN BUREN        163     9.9             160      89      71          0      0       0          3      2       1
       WASHINGTON     2,970    17.5           2,729   1,441   1,288         58     21      37        182     89      93
       WHITE            919    13.2             873     451     422         29     13      16         17     12       5
       WOODRUFF          90    10.8              62      37      25         28     15      13          0      0       0
       YELL             309    14.4             278     135     143          3      1       2         28     16      12


       RATE PER 1,000 POPULATION

       SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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