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                                   LIVE BIRTHS BY BIRTH WEIGHT AND COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
                                                      ARKANSAS 2003

                                                  <1500 GRAMS           1500-2499 GRAMS          >=2500 GRAMS

                              BIRTHS           TOTAL    PERCENT        TOTAL    PERCENT        TOTAL    PERCENT

         STATE TOTAL          37,795             620        1.6        2,740        7.2       34,428       91.1

         NORTHWEST PHR         12301             137        1.1          706        5.7        11455       93.1
         SOUTHWEST PHR         4,281              81        1.9          329        7.7        3,868       90.4
         CENTRAL   PHR         10234             168        1.6          774        7.6        9,291       90.8
         NORTHEAST PHR         7,089             127        1.8          592        8.4        6,370       89.9
         SOUTHEAST PHR         3,890             107        2.8          339        8.7        3,444       88.5

         ARKANSAS                259               5        1.9           29       11.2          225       86.9
         ASHLEY                  291               6        2.1           22        7.6          263       90.4
         BAXTER                  331               4        1.2           21        6.3          306       92.4
         BENTON                2,682              17        0.6          131        4.9        2,532       94.4
         BOONE                   427               4        0.9           28        6.6          395       92.5
         BRADLEY                 164               8        4.9           12        7.3          144       87.8
         CALHOUN                  66               1        1.5            6        9.1           59       89.4
         CARROLL                 362               7        1.9           16        4.4          339       93.6
         CHICOT                  152               3        2.0            7        4.6          142       93.4
         CLARK                   268               2        0.7           11        4.1          255       95.1
         CLAY                    185               2        1.1           13        7.0          170       91.9
         CLEBURNE                224               3        1.3           23       10.3          198       88.4
         CLEVELAND                88               2        2.3            4        4.5           82       93.2
         COLUMBIA                301              10        3.3           27        9.0          264       87.7
         CONWAY                  278               1        0.4           19        6.8          258       92.8
         CRAIGHEAD             1,235              22        1.8           82        6.6        1,131       91.6
         CRAWFORD                754               8        1.1           48        6.4          698       92.6
         CRITTENDEN              892              34        3.8           96       10.8          762       85.4
         CROSS                   248               3        1.2           18        7.3          227       91.5
         DALLAS                  101               3        3.0           10        9.9           88       87.1
         DESHA                   211               3        1.4           14        6.6          194       91.9
         DREW                    224               9        4.0           17        7.6          198       88.4
         FAULKNER              1,319              19        1.4           80        6.1        1,220       92.5
         FRANKLIN                199               1        0.5           13        6.5          185       93.0
         FULTON                  109               1        0.9           12       11.0           96       88.1
         GARLAND               1,113              15        1.3           78        7.0        1,020       91.6
         GRANT                   147               5        3.4           11        7.5          131       89.1
         GREENE                  525               7        1.3           37        7.0          481       91.6
         HEMPSTEAD               318               7        2.2           26        8.2          285       89.6
         HOT SPRING              362               4        1.1           25        6.9          333       92.0
         HOWARD                  204               1        0.5           13        6.4          189       92.6
         INDEPENDENCE            465               6        1.3           33        7.1          426       91.6
         IZARD                   154               2        1.3           13        8.4          139       90.3
         JACKSON                 214               0         -            20        9.3          194       90.7
         JEFFERSON             1,139              35        3.1          105        9.2          999       87.7
         JOHNSON                 375               5        1.3           19        5.1          351       93.6
         LAFAYETTE                89               2        2.2            8        9.0           79       88.8
         LAWRENCE                226               1        0.4           16        7.1          209       92.5
         LEE                     135               5        3.7           12        8.9          118       87.4
         LINCOLN                 156               4        2.6           15        9.6          137       87.8
         LITTLE RIVER            166               5        3.0           18       10.8          143       86.1
         LOGAN                   274               4        1.5           19        6.9          251       91.6
         LONOKE                  809              13        1.6           59        7.3          737       91.1
         MADISON                 169               2        1.2           13        7.7          154       91.1
         MARION                  128               4        3.1            7        5.5          117       91.4
         MILLER                  559              15        2.7           35        6.3          507       90.7
         MISSISSIPPI             762              18        2.4           85       11.2          659       86.5
         MONROE                  129               2        1.6           10        7.8          117       90.7
         MONTGOMERY               94               0         -             5        5.3           89       94.7
         NEVADA                  132               2        1.5           11        8.3          119       90.2
         NEWTON                  103               2        1.9            2        1.9           99       96.1
         OUACHITA                328               7        2.1           33       10.1          288       87.8
         PERRY                   105               1        1.0            4        3.8          100       95.2
         PHILLIPS                415               9        2.2           30        7.2          376       90.6
         PIKE                    136               4        2.9            5        3.7          127       93.4
         POINSETT                353               5        1.4           30        8.5          318       90.1
         POLK                    266               5        1.9           14        5.3          247       92.9
         POPE                    734               8        1.1           28        3.8          698       95.1
         PRAIRIE                  94               3        3.2            9        9.6           82       87.2
         PULASKI               5,758              99        1.7          480        8.3        5,178       89.9
         RANDOLPH                209               0         -            14        6.7          195       93.3
         ST FRANCIS              433              13        3.0           53       12.2          367       84.8
         SALINE                  983              16        1.6           62        6.3          905       92.1
         SCOTT                   153               4        2.6           12        7.8          137       89.5
         SEARCY                   58               1        1.7            5        8.6           52       89.7
         SEBASTIAN             1,832              29        1.6          129        7.0        1,673       91.3
         SEVIER                  309               1        0.3           37       12.0          271       87.7
         SHARP                   157               4        2.5            6        3.8          147       93.6
         STONE                   122               1        0.8            5        4.1          116       95.1
         UNION                   582              12        2.1           45        7.7          525       90.2
         VAN BUREN               163               2        1.2            6        3.7          155       95.1
         WASHINGTON            2,970              32        1.1          168        5.7        2,770       93.3
         WHITE                   919              14        1.5           82        8.9          823       89.6
         WOODRUFF                 90               4        4.4            7        7.8           79       87.8
         YELL                    309               2        0.6           22        7.1          285       92.2



         NOTE:  PERCENT OF LIVE BIRTHS

         SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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