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             LOW BIRTH WEIGHT (<2500 GRAMS/5.5 POUNDS) LIVE BIRTHS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND RACE OF MOTHER
                                                     ARKANSAS 2004

                                            ALL RACES                WHITE                   BLACK

                                        TOTAL    PERCENT        TOTAL    PERCENT        TOTAL    PERCENT

                STATE TOTAL             3,623        9.4        2,380        8.0        1,135       15.5

                NORTHWEST PHR             943        7.5          843        7.4           40       13.9
                SOUTHWEST PHR             462       10.7          262        8.7          186       15.9
                CENTRAL   PHR           1,006        9.6          574        7.6          409       15.8
                NORTHEAST PHR             754       10.4          542        9.2          203       15.9
                SOUTHEAST PHR             458       11.7          159        8.6          297       14.8

                ARKANSAS                   30       11.3           21       11.2            9       11.7
                ASHLEY                     19        7.4           13        7.0            5        7.2
                BAXTER                     30        7.9           30        8.1            0         - 
                BENTON                    198        6.8          177        6.8            3       15.0
                BOONE                      26        6.2           26        6.3            0         - 
                BRADLEY                    12        6.8            8        5.9            4       10.0
                CALHOUN                     5       15.6            0         -             5       38.5
                CARROLL                    27        7.8           26        8.6            0         - 
                CHICOT                     13        7.2            4        5.6            9        8.2
                CLARK                      22        7.6           11        5.3           11       14.3
                CLAY                       17        8.9           16        8.6            0         - 
                CLEBURNE                   20        7.8           20        7.9            0         - 
                CLEVELAND                  13       11.6           10       11.2            3       13.6
                COLUMBIA                   30        9.2           10        5.6           19       13.9
                CONWAY                     15        6.5           11        5.5            4       12.9
                CRAIGHEAD                 114        9.0           76        7.4           34       17.4
                CRAWFORD                   64        8.3           62        8.7            1         - 
                CRITTENDEN                124       14.1           47       12.4           77       15.4
                CROSS                      38       13.2           25       12.4           12       14.8
                DALLAS                      7        7.2            0         -             7       14.3
                DESHA                      26       12.9            5        5.3           21       19.8
                DREW                       23       10.4            8        5.6           14       18.2
                FAULKNER                   90        6.6           68        5.7           20       12.5
                FRANKLIN                   22       10.6           22       10.8            0         - 
                FULTON                      9        8.7            9        8.9            0         - 
                GARLAND                   106        9.6           89        9.1           15       14.2
                GRANT                       8        4.2            8        4.3            0         - 
                GREENE                     53        9.9           53       10.0            0         - 
                HEMPSTEAD                  36       11.3           18        9.6           16       15.1
                HOT SPRING                 37       10.4           29        9.4            8       17.4
                HOWARD                     27       11.3           15        9.2           11       18.3
                INDEPENDENCE               52       10.9           47       10.3            5       45.5
                IZARD                      16       10.5           16       10.7            0         - 
                JACKSON                    29       11.4           20        9.7            9       19.1
                JEFFERSON                 146       12.5           30        7.2          116       15.9
                JOHNSON                    24        7.3           24        7.3            0         - 
                LAFAYETTE                   4        4.3            1         -             2        5.4
                LAWRENCE                   15        6.8           15        6.9            0         - 
                LEE                        15       11.6            0         -            15       16.1
                LINCOLN                    11        8.1            4        4.8            7       13.5
                LITTLE RIVER               21       14.6           11       10.6            9       33.3
                LOGAN                      21        7.5           21        7.6            0         - 
                LONOKE                     64        7.4           52        6.5            9       18.8
                MADISON                    10        5.4            9        5.2            0         - 
                MARION                     13        9.1           12        8.6            0         - 
                MILLER                     72       11.3           38        8.9           33       18.5
                MISSISSIPPI                93       12.0           43        9.7           50       15.4
                MONROE                     15       12.3            8       11.3            7       14.0
                MONTGOMERY                  7        7.5            7        7.7            0         - 
                NEVADA                     28       19.4           14       15.1           12       27.9
                NEWTON                      7        8.9            7        8.9            0         - 
                OUACHITA                   45       12.9           23       11.9           22       14.4
                PERRY                      13       12.9           13       13.0            0         - 
                PHILLIPS                   59       14.0           15       14.3           44       14.1
                PIKE                        8        8.0            7        7.5            0         - 
                POINSETT                   33        9.7           27        9.1            6       15.0
                POLK                       28       10.6           27       10.9            0         - 
                POPE                       50        6.5           43        5.9            4       28.6
                PRAIRIE                    10       11.2            8       10.8            2       13.3
                PULASKI                   640       11.0          269        8.0          357       16.0
                RANDOLPH                   15        7.0           15        7.1            0         - 
                ST FRANCIS                 66       15.6           25       15.4           41       15.9
                SALINE                     85        8.4           75        7.9            8       27.6
                SCOTT                      12        8.8           12        8.9            0         - 
                SEARCY                      6        6.9            6        6.9            0         - 
                SEBASTIAN                 143        7.8          114        7.4           16       13.2
                SEVIER                     26        9.5           23        9.4            2       25.0
                SHARP                      23       11.1           23       11.2            0         - 
                STONE                      19       15.8           19       16.0            0         - 
                UNION                      59       10.1           28        8.1           29       12.6
                VAN BUREN                  14        7.5           14        7.6            0         - 
                WASHINGTON                236        7.9          203        7.6           12       16.7
                WHITE                      70        7.7           62        7.2            5       12.5
                WOODRUFF                   14       14.9            9       14.8            5       15.2
                YELL                       25        7.9           24        8.4            0         - 



                NOTE:  PERCENT OF LIVE BIRTHS. PERCENTS FOR WHITE AND BLACK ARE RACE-SPECIFIC.

                SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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