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                                  INFANT (<1 YEAR) MORTALITY BY RACE
                                            ARKANSAS 2004

                                                         NUMBER    RATE

                                  TOTAL                     320     8.3

                                  WHITE                     211     7.1

                                  BLACK                      99    13.5





                                  NEONATAL (<28 DAYS) MORTALITY BY RACE
                                            ARKANSAS 2004

                                                         NUMBER    RATE

                                  TOTAL                     191     5.0

                                  WHITE                     127     4.3

                                  BLACK                      56     7.6





                                  POSTNEONATAL (28 DAYS TO <1 YEAR) MORTALITY BY RACE
                                                ARKANSAS 2004

                                                         NUMBER    RATE

                                  TOTAL                     129     3.3

                                  WHITE                      84     2.8

                                  BLACK                      43     5.9


                     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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