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             LOW BIRTH WEIGHT (<2500 GRAMS/5.5 POUNDS) LIVE BIRTHS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND RACE OF MOTHER
                                                     ARKANSAS 2005

                                            ALL RACES                WHITE                   BLACK

                                        TOTAL    PERCENT        TOTAL    PERCENT        TOTAL    PERCENT

                STATE TOTAL             3,468        8.8        2,281        7.6        1,069       14.4

                NORTHWEST PHR             942        7.2          841        7.1           36       12.1
                SOUTHWEST PHR             422        9.6          244        7.8          170       14.8
                CENTRAL   PHR             956        9.1          548        7.3          377       14.6
                NORTHEAST PHR             719        9.8          509        8.6          203       15.2
                SOUTHEAST PHR             429       11.1          139        7.8          283       13.9

                ARKANSAS                   28       11.6           11        6.7           17       23.0
                ASHLEY                     32       10.8           22       10.4           10       12.5
                BAXTER                     29        7.2           28        7.1            0         - 
                BENTON                    209        6.9          185        6.9            2        9.5
                BOONE                      31        7.3           31        7.4            0         - 
                BRADLEY                    15        9.2           10        9.0            5        9.8
                CALHOUN                    11       17.5            6       15.4            5       20.8
                CARROLL                    23        6.3           22        6.8            0         - 
                CHICOT                     23       13.0            2        3.2           21       18.4
                CLARK                      23        7.9           12        5.4           11       17.7
                CLAY                       13        6.8           13        6.8            0         - 
                CLEBURNE                   27        9.5           26        9.3            0         - 
                CLEVELAND                  10        9.4            7        8.9            1         - 
                COLUMBIA                   22        6.8            9        4.8           13       10.3
                CONWAY                     18        6.9           11        4.8            7       25.0
                CRAIGHEAD                 104        8.4           73        7.2           30       15.2
                CRAWFORD                   62        8.3           53        7.7            0         - 
                CRITTENDEN                108       12.8           27        8.8           80       15.4
                CROSS                      37       14.7           26       14.9           11       14.1
                DALLAS                     15       16.0            8       16.3            7       16.3
                DESHA                      32       16.0           14       15.4           17       15.9
                DREW                       24        8.9           12        6.2           11       15.3
                FAULKNER                   96        6.9           81        6.7           14        9.1
                FRANKLIN                   20        9.5           20        9.8            0         - 
                FULTON                      4        3.6            4        3.7            0         - 
                GARLAND                    96        8.6           76        7.7           15       14.6
                GRANT                      20       10.7           19       10.6            1         - 
                GREENE                     37        6.7           37        6.8            0         - 
                HEMPSTEAD                  32        9.3           12        5.5           20       16.5
                HOT SPRING                 31        8.5           19        5.9           11       26.8
                HOWARD                     25       11.0           18       10.4            6       14.0
                INDEPENDENCE               54       10.9           51       10.9            1         - 
                IZARD                      14        9.9           14       10.0            0         - 
                JACKSON                    29       12.0           16        8.9           13       21.7
                JEFFERSON                 124       10.8           26        7.0           97       12.8
                JOHNSON                    28        7.3           27        7.3            1         - 
                LAFAYETTE                  12       14.0            5       10.4            7       18.9
                LAWRENCE                   19        8.8           19        8.9            0         - 
                LEE                        16       12.7            4        8.3           12       15.4
                LINCOLN                    16       12.2            8        9.5            7       15.6
                LITTLE RIVER               11        8.2            7        6.6            3       12.0
                LOGAN                      34       13.5           33       13.7            0         - 
                LONOKE                     76        9.0           68        8.9            7       12.5
                MADISON                    12        6.7           10        6.1            0         - 
                MARION                      7        5.1            7        5.2            0         - 
                MILLER                     49        8.0           30        7.0           16        9.1
                MISSISSIPPI                90       11.2           44        9.7           46       13.6
                MONROE                      9        7.7            2        3.6            7       12.1
                MONTGOMERY                  2        2.2            2        2.2            0         - 
                NEVADA                     12        9.2           10       10.9            2        5.3
                NEWTON                      3        4.1            3        4.1            0         - 
                OUACHITA                   53       13.7           19        9.5           34       18.7
                PERRY                       9        7.1            8        6.5            1         - 
                PHILLIPS                   56       13.7            8        7.5           48       16.1
                PIKE                        7        6.5            6        5.9            1         - 
                POINSETT                   37       10.6           28        9.6            9       16.4
                POLK                       28       10.3           27       10.4            0         - 
                POPE                       54        6.9           50        7.0            3        9.7
                PRAIRIE                    10       11.8            8       11.6            2       12.5
                PULASKI                   583       10.2          232        7.1          329       14.8
                RANDOLPH                   20        9.1           20        9.3            0         - 
                ST FRANCIS                 34        8.6            5        3.9           28       10.5
                SALINE                     76        7.1           64        6.4           10       29.4
                SCOTT                       7        4.9            7        5.2            0         - 
                SEARCY                     10       10.8           10       10.9            0         - 
                SEBASTIAN                 153        8.1          124        7.9           12        9.4
                SEVIER                     25        8.3           23        8.1            1         - 
                SHARP                      15        8.3           14        7.8            1         - 
                STONE                      12        9.6           12        9.8            0         - 
                UNION                      64       11.7           31        9.5           33       15.1
                VAN BUREN                  18        9.8           18       10.0            0         - 
                WASHINGTON                186        5.7          166        5.7           11       15.7
                WHITE                      82        8.3           76        8.1            4       11.4
                WOODRUFF                   17       15.3            9       12.2            8       22.2
                YELL                       38       11.0           36       11.5            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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