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                                  INFANT (<1 YEAR) MORTALITY BY RACE
                                            ARKANSAS 2005

                                                         NUMBER    RATE

                                  TOTAL                     316     8.1

                                  WHITE                     197     6.5

                                  BLACK                     115    15.5





                                  NEONATAL (<28 DAYS) MORTALITY BY RACE
                                            ARKANSAS 2005

                                                         NUMBER    RATE

                                  TOTAL                     195     5.0

                                  WHITE                     113     3.7

                                  BLACK                      78    10.5





                                  POSTNEONATAL (28 DAYS TO <1 YEAR) MORTALITY BY RACE
                                                ARKANSAS 2005

                                                         NUMBER    RATE

                                  TOTAL                     121     3.1

                                  WHITE                      84     2.8

                                  BLACK                      37     5.0


                     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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