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                           INFANT MORTALITY RATES BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE:  ARKANSAS 1995  - 2004


                             1995     1996     1997     1998     1999     2000     2001     2002     2003     2004

         STATE TOTAL          9.0      9.3      8.7      9.2      8.5      8.4      8.3      8.3      8.6      8.3

         NORTHWEST PHR        7.3      8.7      6.9      7.7      6.7      5.7      6.1      6.0      8.5      7.5
         SOUTHWEST PHR        9.8     11.3      7.9      9.4     10.2     10.8      6.8      8.8      6.3      8.5
         CENTRAL   PHR        9.0      8.7      9.0      9.6      8.0      9.3     10.2      9.3      8.1      7.6
         NORTHEAST PHR       10.0      9.1      9.3     10.1      9.6      9.1      9.5      9.2     10.7      8.1
         SOUTHEAST PHR       10.7      9.8     12.3     10.4     10.3      9.7      9.6     10.8      9.3     12.6

         ARKANSAS             3.8     10.0     11.9      3.6       0      11.8      7.0      8.1      7.7     11.3
         ASHLEY               9.4      2.8     15.1      6.1      6.1      6.4      6.6     14.7     17.2      7.8
         BAXTER               3.2       0        0       3.2       0       5.7      9.1      8.5     12.1      2.6
         BENTON               6.6     13.8      4.3     11.0      5.1      4.4      6.2      6.2      6.0      9.7
         BOONE                9.8      4.7      4.3      4.5      5.1      2.5      6.9      4.7     11.7      2.4
         BRADLEY             15.4       0       6.9      6.7      6.3       0      18.5       0      12.2     11.3
         CALHOUN               0        0      16.1     35.1       0      41.7     51.7       0        0        0 
         CARROLL               0       9.7      9.6     11.6      5.7      8.1      3.0     12.5      5.5      8.7
         CHICOT              14.0     15.2     18.5      4.5     10.0      9.9     19.0      5.7       0       5.5
         CLARK                3.6      3.5      7.2      6.6     14.7      9.9       0       8.1      7.5      6.9
         CLAY                 5.1     18.7     10.4      9.1     10.1     10.3       0       5.3     10.8      5.3
         CLEBURNE             5.1       0        0       4.5       0      11.9     12.0      4.0       0       3.9
         CLEVELAND             0        0        0        0        0        0       8.8       0      11.4      8.9
         COLUMBIA            15.2     12.0      3.0      5.7     12.7      9.6      6.6     23.7      6.6     12.3
         CONWAY               8.4     15.3      3.7      8.1     11.6      8.0       0      16.3      3.6     12.9
         CRAIGHEAD           11.4      8.3      9.8      8.1      4.5      9.5     14.0      9.1     12.1      5.5
         CRAWFORD             4.2      5.9     10.6      5.2      8.0     11.2      9.1      6.8      9.3      6.5
         CRITTENDEN          13.8     16.7     11.4      8.9     13.9      7.6     15.9      9.2     17.9     12.5
         CROSS               17.8     17.7     10.9      3.5     33.0     15.5       0      13.1     12.1     13.9
         DALLAS              26.3      7.3     32.5     16.9      8.8      9.2       0        0       9.9       0 
         DESHA                8.1      3.9      8.0      8.4     24.0      8.3     18.3      8.0      4.7      5.0
         DREW                11.8      4.1     14.4     11.6      7.8     11.2      8.7      9.3      4.5      4.5
         FAULKNER             8.7      6.7      7.5      3.4      5.1      7.8      6.7      6.8      7.6      3.7
         FRANKLIN             9.6      3.8      4.5      8.1     10.1      4.6      4.4      4.3     15.1       0 
         FULTON              16.7       0       7.8       0        0        0        0      29.9       0       9.7
         GARLAND              7.4     10.2      3.9      8.0      5.7      6.9     10.7      7.9      9.0     11.8
         GRANT               11.0       0      16.5     10.1     10.5      9.3       0      21.3     13.6     10.6
         GREENE               4.4      8.6     12.9     11.0     15.0      7.1     16.8      3.5     13.3      9.3
         HEMPSTEAD            3.1     12.6     14.4     11.9      5.9      5.9      8.8      6.0     12.6      6.3
         HOT SPRING          10.6     12.3      8.1      2.8       0      10.9      2.8      9.2       0       5.6
         HOWARD               9.3      4.9      9.4      5.4      9.5      4.2       0       4.5       0       8.4
         INDEPENDENCE         5.1     11.4      2.4      2.2     12.0      4.6      2.5     12.3      2.2      6.3
         IZARD                7.6       0        0      40.3       0      25.4       0       7.8      6.5     19.7
         JACKSON              9.9       0       9.2     21.7       0       4.7       0        0      14.0      3.9
         JEFFERSON           11.1     12.9     13.9     12.8     12.1      7.8      6.9     12.6     11.4     12.9
         JOHNSON              4.0      7.6      9.5       0      13.1      6.4      8.3      2.8      5.3      9.1
         LAFAYETTE            9.7     25.4       0        0        0      15.9       0      19.8       0        0 
         LAWRENCE             4.4     12.8     19.5      8.9     13.2      4.5      4.4      5.0      8.8      9.0
         LEE                  6.6     11.5     19.4     11.5     12.7     25.6     25.6     13.2     22.2     23.3
         LINCOLN              6.8      7.2      6.0     11.6     13.6     18.5      6.7       0      12.8       0 
         LITTLE RIVER         6.1      9.5      5.4      5.6      6.3     19.7      6.3      6.8     12.0      6.9
         LOGAN                7.4     10.5       0       3.0      3.3       0       3.3     10.9      3.6      3.6
         LONOKE               9.2     12.2      9.1     10.3      7.1      5.7     10.9      7.0      9.9      5.8
         MADISON             33.8     18.3       0        0      15.6     18.8     15.8       0      11.8      5.4
         MARION               6.1     20.3      8.0       0        0       7.2       0       8.6     23.4     14.0
         MILLER              16.7     10.0      6.8     10.1      8.4     10.1      6.9      3.5      7.2     12.6
         MISSISSIPPI         11.5      7.4     11.8      9.8      6.5      8.5     11.7     11.4     13.1     11.6
         MONROE              16.7      7.1      6.4     18.9     15.3      7.9       0      28.8       0      16.4
         MONTGOMERY          12.0       0        0       9.5       0      22.5     12.5       0        0        0 
         NEVADA              16.9     25.0     15.5      8.2      7.0     14.9      7.8       0        0      13.9
         NEWTON              10.4     13.3     10.3      9.4       0        0      11.5       0        0        0 
         OUACHITA             2.6     26.7     11.0     26.3     21.3       0       5.9     20.2      9.1     17.2
         PERRY                 0        0      27.0       0       7.4     16.3      6.9       0        0        0 
         PHILLIPS            11.2     12.3     15.5     14.1     11.1     14.6     11.4     16.8       0      19.0
         PIKE                 6.5       0       6.6      7.1     13.5      7.8     23.1     26.1       0      10.0
         POINSETT             5.6      5.7      8.7     14.0      5.6     13.1      8.4     11.9     17.0      5.9
         POLK                11.6     14.5       0       6.7     21.1      7.2     10.7      7.8     11.3      7.6
         POPE                 7.0      8.1      6.6      8.3      5.3      6.9      2.7      7.1      8.2      3.9
         PRAIRIE             17.1     22.4      8.8     29.4      9.2      9.0       0        0      10.6     22.5
         PULASKI             10.1      9.4     10.2     12.2      9.3     11.1     11.2     10.7      8.7      8.1
         RANDOLPH              0      10.0      8.7     14.2     10.0     10.9       0       9.1      4.8       0 
         ST FRANCIS          11.9      9.5      7.7      6.2      8.5      8.8      8.0     11.2     11.5     18.9
         SALINE               4.6      6.4      5.1      4.1      7.7      4.2     10.3      6.2      3.1      7.9
         SCOTT                9.2      6.5     24.0      7.5     11.7       0        0        0       6.5       0 
         SEARCY              13.2     20.2       0      22.5     11.9     11.4       0        0      17.2       0 
         SEBASTIAN            4.7      7.3      8.5      5.8      9.9      4.3      8.2      3.3     14.2      6.6
         SEVIER               4.4      9.3      8.1     10.9      4.0     14.5     14.9      6.6      6.5      3.6
         SHARP               11.4       0      18.5       0      21.6      5.4       0       5.6     19.1      4.8
         STONE                8.3      8.8       0      15.0       0       7.5      8.5       0       8.2       0 
         UNION                9.8      9.0      6.6      6.2     13.6     16.7      1.7      5.0      6.9      6.9
         VAN BUREN           39.5       0      13.1      6.9     19.2     12.5      6.0     10.2       0       5.4
         WASHINGTON           8.0      8.1      8.5      9.2      4.8      5.8      4.7      5.5      7.7     10.0
         WHITE               10.8      8.2      6.0     15.7     12.6     12.3      8.6     11.6      4.4      6.6
         WOODRUFF            26.5      7.9      7.9       0        0        0       9.3      9.3     11.1     21.3
         YELL                 7.1       0       3.8     10.1      6.8      3.0      9.0     11.9      3.2      3.2
         UNKNOWN               0        0        0        0        0        0        0        0        0        0 


         NOTE:  RATE PER 1,000 LIVE BIRTHS

         SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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