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          INFANT, NEONATAL, AND POSTNEONATAL MORTALITY RATES BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE FOR FIVE YEAR PERIOD
                                                ARKANSAS 1999 - 2003

                                     -------INFANT-------     ------NEONATAL------     ----POSTNEONATAL----
                      LIVE                (< 1 YEAR)               (<28 DAYS)          (28 DAYS TO <1 YEAR)
                      BIRTHS         TOTAL           RATE     TOTAL           RATE     TOTAL           RATE


     STATE TOTAL     186,693         1,573           8.4        939           5.0        634           3.4

     NORTHWEST PHR    58,703           389           6.6        220           3.7        169           2.9
     SOUTHWEST PHR    21,643           186           8.6        113           5.2         73           3.4
     CENTRAL   PHR    49,872           448           9.0        295           5.9        153           3.1
     NORTHEAST PHR    35,587           342           9.6        203           5.7        139           3.9
     SOUTHEAST PHR    20,888           208          10.0        108           5.2        100           4.8

     ARKANSAS          1,324             9           6.8          3           2.3          6           4.5
     ASHLEY            1,574            16          10.2          4           2.5         12           7.6
     BAXTER            1,681            12           7.1          8           4.8          4           2.4
     BENTON           12,141            68           5.6         38           3.1         30           2.5
     BOONE             2,069            13           6.3          6           2.9          7           3.4
     BRADLEY             807             6           7.4          4           5.0          2           2.5
     CALHOUN             278             5          18.0          4          14.4          1           3.6
     CARROLL           1,735            12           6.9          8           4.6          4           2.3
     CHICOT              939             9           9.6          4           4.3          5           5.3
     CLARK             1,357            11           8.1          7           5.2          4           2.9
     CLAY                966             7           7.2          5           5.2          2           2.1
     CLEBURNE          1,199             7           5.8          4           3.3          3           2.5
     CLEVELAND           522             2           3.8          0           0.0          2           3.8
     COLUMBIA          1,528            18          11.8         11           7.2          7           4.6
     CONWAY            1,269            10           7.9          4           3.2          6           4.7
     CRAIGHEAD         5,960            59           9.9         36           6.0         23           3.9
     CRAWFORD          3,815            34           8.9         22           5.8         12           3.1
     CRITTENDEN        4,429            57          12.9         37           8.4         20           4.5
     CROSS             1,269            19          15.0         14          11.0          5           3.9
     DALLAS              514             3           5.8          2           3.9          1           1.9
     DESHA             1,170            15          12.8         10           8.5          5           4.3
     DREW              1,195            10           8.4          7           5.9          3           2.5
     FAULKNER          6,290            43           6.8         28           4.5         15           2.4
     FRANKLIN          1,076             8           7.4          2           1.9          6           5.6
     FULTON              579             4           6.9          3           5.2          1           1.7
     GARLAND           5,227            42           8.0         23           4.4         19           3.6
     GRANT               921            10          10.9          7           7.6          3           3.3
     GREENE            2,660            29          10.9         16           6.0         13           4.9
     HEMPSTEAD         1,668            13           7.8         10           6.0          3           1.8
     HOT SPRING        1,794             8           4.5          5           2.8          3           1.7
     HOWARD            1,076             4           3.7          3           2.8          1           0.9
     INDEPENDENCE      2,204            15           6.8         10           4.5          5           2.3
     IZARD               647             5           7.7          1           1.5          4           6.2
     JACKSON           1,059             4           3.8          3           2.8          1           0.9
     JEFFERSON         6,101            62          10.2         31           5.1         31           5.1
     JOHNSON           1,709            12           7.0          4           2.3          8           4.7
     LAFAYETTE           508             4           7.9          3           5.9          1           2.0
     LAWRENCE          1,101             8           7.3          2           1.8          6           5.4
     LEE                 756            15          19.8          8          10.6          7           9.3
     LINCOLN             762             8          10.5          8          10.5          0           0.0
     LITTLE RIVER        782             8          10.2          5           6.4          3           3.8
     LOGAN             1,438             6           4.2          1           0.7          5           3.5
     LONOKE            3,660            30           8.2         11           3.0         19           5.2
     MADISON             875            11          12.6          6           6.9          5           5.7
     MARION              654             5           7.6          4           6.1          1           1.5
     MILLER            2,906            21           7.2         15           5.2          6           2.1
     MISSISSIPPI       4,272            43          10.1         25           5.9         18           4.2
     MONROE              613             6           9.8          2           3.3          4           6.5
     MONTGOMERY          435             3           6.9          0           0.0          3           6.9
     NEVADA              670             4           6.0          2           3.0          2           3.0
     NEWTON              448             1           2.2          1           2.2          0           0.0
     OUACHITA          1,756            20          11.4          9           5.1         11           6.3
     PERRY               634             4           6.3          2           3.2          2           3.2
     PHILLIPS          2,291            25          10.9         10           4.4         15           6.5
     PIKE                657             9          13.7          6           9.1          3           4.6
     POINSETT          1,786            20          11.2         10           5.6         10           5.6
     POLK              1,361            16          11.8         10           7.3          6           4.4
     POPE              3,651            22           6.0         10           2.7         12           3.3
     PRAIRIE             532             3           5.6          1           1.9          2           3.8
     PULASKI          28,347           289          10.2        206           7.3         83           2.9
     RANDOLPH          1,026             7           6.8          4           3.9          3           2.9
     ST FRANCIS        2,302            22           9.6         16           7.0          6           2.6
     SALINE            4,793            30           6.3         18           3.8         12           2.5
     SCOTT               740             3           4.1          3           4.1          0           0.0
     SEARCY              409             3           7.3          2           4.9          1           2.4
     SEBASTIAN         9,063            72           7.9         37           4.1         35           3.9
     SEVIER            1,407            13           9.2          6           4.3          7           5.0
     SHARP               836             8           9.6          4           4.8          4           4.8
     STONE               611             3           4.9          3           4.9          0           0.0
     UNION             2,946            26           8.8         15           5.1         11           3.7
     VAN BUREN           844             8           9.5          6           7.1          2           2.4
     WASHINGTON       13,476            78           5.8         52           3.9         26           1.9
     WHITE             4,485            44           9.8         25           5.6         19           4.2
     WOODRUFF            498             3           6.0          1           2.0          2           4.0
     YELL              1,610            11           6.8          6           3.7          5           3.1



                         SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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