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                                  INFANT (<1 YEAR) MORTALITY BY RACE
                                            ARKANSAS 2003

                                                         NUMBER    RATE

                                  TOTAL                     326     8.6

                                  WHITE                     224     7.7

                                  BLACK                      98    13.7





                                  NEONATAL (<28 DAYS) MORTALITY BY RACE
                                            ARKANSAS 2003

                                                         NUMBER    RATE

                                  TOTAL                     201     5.3

                                  WHITE                     131     4.5

                                  BLACK                      67     9.3





                                  POSTNEONATAL (28 DAYS TO <1 YEAR) MORTALITY BY RACE
                                                ARKANSAS 2003

                                                         NUMBER    RATE

                                  TOTAL                     125     3.3

                                  WHITE                      93     3.2

                                  BLACK                      31     4.3


                     NOTE:  RATE PER 1,000 LIVE BIRTHS.  RATES FOR WHITE AND BLACK ARE RACE-SPECIFIC.
                     SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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