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                                           DEATHS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE, RACE, AND SEX
                                                       ARKANSAS 2003

                                            CRUDE                   WHITE                      BLACK
                                    TOTAL   DEATH
                                   DEATHS    RATE           TOTAL    MALE  FEMALE       TOTAL   MALE  FEMALE

              STATE TOTAL          27,871    10.2          23,868  11,910  11,958       3,872  1,997   1,875

              NORTHWEST PHR         7,961     9.3           7,765   3,947   3,818         141     83      58
              SOUTHWEST PHR         3,758    11.3           2,909   1,363   1,546         833    426     407
              CENTRAL   PHR         6,865     9.5           5,738   2,842   2,896       1,098    586     512
              NORTHEAST PHR         6,009    11.4           5,384   2,704   2,680         602    299     303
              SOUTHEAST PHR         3,278    11.2           2,072   1,054   1,018       1,198    603     595

              ARKANSAS                303    15.0             248     111     137          53     23      30
              ASHLEY                  232     9.8             166      81      85          66     28      38
              BAXTER                  672    17.2             668     343     325           2      0       2
              BENTON                1,322     7.7           1,303     656     647           6      3       3
              BOONE                   371    10.7             371     197     174           0      0       0
              BRADLEY                 172    13.8             124      52      72          48     25      23
              CALHOUN                  64    11.4              48      23      25          16      8       8
              CARROLL                 261     9.9             257     129     128           3      2       1
              CHICOT                  166    12.3              80      47      33          85     37      48
              CLARK                   259    11.2             213      85     128          45     24      21
              CLAY                    229    13.5             229     128     101           0      0       0
              CLEBURNE                330    13.3             325     160     165           1      0       1
              CLEVELAND                73     8.4              65      32      33           8      4       4
              COLUMBIA                293    11.8             199      78     121          94     47      47
              CONWAY                  233    11.4             201      98     103          32     22      10
              CRAIGHEAD               815     9.6             772     371     401          39     19      20
              CRAWFORD                491     8.8             486     240     246           3      3       0
              CRITTENDEN              505     9.9             284     137     147         221    107     114
              CROSS                   210    11.0             151      82      69          58     28      30
              DALLAS                  130    14.9              79      37      42          51     28      23
              DESHA                   165    11.2             103      55      48          62     30      32
              DREW                    174     9.4             127      56      71          46     24      22
              FAULKNER                685     7.4             637     335     302          47     19      28
              FRANKLIN                192    10.7             192      97      95           0      0       0
              FULTON                  138    11.8             137      66      71           0      0       0
              GARLAND               1,315    14.4           1,215     613     602          91     46      45
              GRANT                   152     9.0             149      71      78           3      2       1
              GREENE                  400    10.4             399     185     214           1      1       0
              HEMPSTEAD               244    10.4             166      73      93          76     34      42
              HOT SPRING              304     9.9             266     125     141          37     19      18
              HOWARD                  186    12.9             153      73      80          33     16      17
              INDEPENDENCE            406    11.8             393     198     195          11      3       8
              IZARD                   200    15.0             199      92     107           0      0       0
              JACKSON                 238    13.6             209     102     107          29     18      11
              JEFFERSON               904    10.9             521     291     230         383    207     176
              JOHNSON                 265    11.3             257     134     123           5      2       3
              LAFAYETTE               100    12.0              60      32      28          39     14      25
              LAWRENCE                236    13.5             236     131     105           0      0       0
              LEE                     121    10.2              59      32      27          59     30      29
              LINCOLN                 122     8.4              93      47      46          29     17      12
              LITTLE RIVER            142    10.6             109      56      53          32     17      15
              LOGAN                   244    10.7             244     126     118           0      0       0
              LONOKE                  499     8.8             446     225     221          52     29      23
              MADISON                 136     9.4             136      70      66           0      0       0
              MARION                  177    10.9             177      98      79           0      0       0
              MILLER                  349     8.3             266     140     126          82     38      44
              MISSISSIPPI             584    11.9             417     207     210         162     83      79
              MONROE                  128    13.2              91      49      42          37     18      19
              MONTGOMERY               94    10.2              92      45      47           0      0       0
              NEVADA                  121    12.5              98      51      47          23     13      10
              NEWTON                   84     9.8              84      47      37           0      0       0
              OUACHITA                392    14.2             260     122     138         132     75      57
              PERRY                   111    10.7             108      60      48           3      2       1
              PHILLIPS                283    11.5             119      50      69         163     81      82
              PIKE                    147    13.3             140      68      72           6      3       3
              POINSETT                329    13.0             304     159     145          24     12      12
              POLK                    238    11.8             237     110     127           1      0       1
              POPE                    507     9.2             496     227     269           6      3       3
              PRAIRIE                 112    12.0             103      58      45           9      3       6
              PULASKI               3,373     9.2           2,468   1,183   1,285         892    482     410
              RANDOLPH                197    10.8             195      85     110           1      0       1
              ST FRANCIS              323    11.3             173      93      80         150     76      74
              SALINE                  730     8.3             715     355     360          10      6       4
              SCOTT                   132    12.0             130      73      57           1      0       1
              SEARCY                  101    12.7             100      51      49           1      1       0
              SEBASTIAN             1,100     9.4           1,028     519     509          56     29      27
              SEVIER                  147     9.2             133      66      67          11      7       4
              SHARP                   245    14.0             245     135     110           0      0       0
              STONE                   145    12.5             144      81      63           0      0       0
              UNION                   548    12.2             390     179     211         155     83      72
              VAN BUREN               218    13.3             216     109     107           1      0       1
              WASHINGTON            1,222     7.2           1,192     620     572          21     17       4
              WHITE                   702    10.1             677     342     335          23     13      10
              WOODRUFF                100    12.0              68      43      25          32     15      17
              YELL                    233    10.9             227     113     114           4      1       3


              NOTE:  RATE PER 1,000 POPULATION
              SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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