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          INFANT, NEONATAL, AND POSTNEONATAL MORTALITY RATES BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE FOR FIVE YEAR PERIOD
                                                ARKANSAS 2000 - 2004

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


     STATE TOTAL     188,587         1,582           8.4        944           5.0        638           3.4

     NORTHWEST PHR    60,156           409           6.8        230           3.8        179           3.0
     SOUTHWEST PHR    21,566           178           8.3        108           5.0         70           3.2
     CENTRAL   PHR    50,638           450           8.9        303           6.0        147           2.9
     NORTHEAST PHR    35,887           334           9.3        194           5.4        140           3.9
     SOUTHEAST PHR    20,340           211          10.4        109           5.4        102           5.0

     ARKANSAS          1,311            12           9.2          5           3.8          7           5.3
     ASHLEY            1,506            16          10.6          5           3.3         11           7.3
     BAXTER            1,745            13           7.4          8           4.6          5           2.9
     BENTON           12,886            85           6.6         46           3.6         39           3.0
     BOONE             2,096            12           5.7          6           2.9          6           2.9
     BRADLEY             826             7           8.5          5           6.1          2           2.4
     CALHOUN             256             5          19.5          4          15.6          1           3.9
     CARROLL           1,732            13           7.5          9           5.2          4           2.3
     CHICOT              919             8           8.7          5           5.4          3           3.3
     CLARK             1,375             9           6.5          6           4.4          3           2.2
     CLAY                958             6           6.3          4           4.2          2           2.1
     CLEBURNE          1,235             8           6.5          5           4.0          3           2.4
     CLEVELAND           535             3           5.6          0           0.0          3           5.6
     COLUMBIA          1,538            18          11.7         12           7.8          6           3.9
     CONWAY            1,242            10           8.1          7           5.6          3           2.4
     CRAIGHEAD         6,117            61          10.0         38           6.2         23           3.8
     CRAWFORD          3,837            33           8.6         20           5.2         13           3.4
     CRITTENDEN        4,450            56          12.6         36           8.1         20           4.5
     CROSS             1,283            14          10.9          7           5.5          7           5.5
     DALLAS              498             2           4.0          2           4.0          0           0.0
     DESHA             1,121            10           8.9          7           6.2          3           2.7
     DREW              1,160             9           7.8          6           5.2          3           2.6
     FAULKNER          6,478            42           6.5         26           4.0         16           2.5
     FRANKLIN          1,085             6           5.5          2           1.8          4           3.7
     FULTON              555             5           9.0          3           5.4          2           3.6
     GARLAND           5,270            49           9.3         25           4.7         24           4.6
     GRANT               920            10          10.9          8           8.7          2           2.2
     GREENE            2,727            27           9.9         16           5.9         11           4.0
     HEMPSTEAD         1,648            13           7.9         10           6.1          3           1.8
     HOT SPRING        1,768            10           5.7          7           4.0          3           1.7
     HOWARD            1,105             4           3.6          3           2.7          1           0.9
     INDEPENDENCE      2,262            13           5.7         10           4.4          3           1.3
     IZARD               665             8          12.0          4           6.0          4           6.0
     JACKSON           1,091             5           4.6          3           2.7          2           1.8
     JEFFERSON         5,944            61          10.3         29           4.9         32           5.4
     JOHNSON           1,734            11           6.3          3           1.7          8           4.6
     LAFAYETTE           508             4           7.9          3           5.9          1           2.0
     LAWRENCE          1,095             7           6.4          0           0.0          7           6.4
     LEE                 727            16          22.0          9          12.4          7           9.6
     LINCOLN             751             6           8.0          6           8.0          0           0.0
     LITTLE RIVER        766             8          10.4          4           5.2          4           5.2
     LOGAN             1,416             6           4.2          2           1.4          4           2.8
     LONOKE            3,825            30           7.8         12           3.1         18           4.7
     MADISON             868             9          10.4          4           4.6          5           5.8
     MARION              649             7          10.8          5           7.7          2           3.1
     MILLER            2,945            24           8.1         18           6.1          6           2.0
     MISSISSIPPI       4,119            46          11.2         27           6.6         19           4.6
     MONROE              604             6           9.9          1           1.7          5           8.3
     MONTGOMERY          436             3           6.9          0           0.0          3           6.9
     NEVADA              672             5           7.4          2           3.0          3           4.5
     NEWTON              445             1           2.2          1           2.2          0           0.0
     OUACHITA          1,729            18          10.4          8           4.6         10           5.8
     PERRY               600             3           5.0          2           3.3          1           1.7
     PHILLIPS          2,171            27          12.4         11           5.1         16           7.4
     PIKE                609             8          13.1          5           8.2          3           4.9
     POINSETT          1,769            20          11.3          8           4.5         12           6.8
     POLK              1,340            12           9.0          7           5.2          5           3.7
     POPE              3,665            21           5.7         11           3.0         10           2.7
     PRAIRIE             512             4           7.8          2           3.9          2           3.9
     PULASKI          28,654           285           9.9        209           7.3         76           2.7
     RANDOLPH          1,041             5           4.8          2           1.9          3           2.9
     ST FRANCIS        2,253            26          11.5         18           8.0          8           3.6
     SALINE            4,891            31           6.3         21           4.3         10           2.0
     SCOTT               706             1           1.4          1           1.4          0           0.0
     SEARCY              412             2           4.9          1           2.4          1           2.4
     SEBASTIAN         9,162            67           7.3         33           3.6         34           3.7
     SEVIER            1,431            13           9.1          5           3.5          8           5.6
     SHARP               905             6           6.6          4           4.4          2           2.2
     STONE               601             3           5.0          3           5.0          0           0.0
     UNION             2,942            22           7.5         12           4.1         10           3.4
     VAN BUREN           874             6           6.9          3           3.4          3           3.4
     WASHINGTON       13,970            96           6.9         62           4.4         34           2.4
     WHITE             4,519            39           8.6         22           4.9         17           3.8
     WOODRUFF            495             5          10.1          2           4.0          3           6.1
     YELL              1,632            10           6.1          6           3.7          4           2.5



                         SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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