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                           INFANT MORTALITY RATES BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE:  ARKANSAS 1996  - 2005


                             1996     1997     1998     1999     2000     2001     2002     2003     2004     2005

         STATE TOTAL          9.3      8.7      9.2      8.5      8.4      8.3      8.3      8.6      8.3      8.1

         NORTHWEST PHR        8.7      6.9      7.7      6.7      5.7      6.1      6.0      8.5      7.5      6.5
         SOUTHWEST PHR       11.3      7.9      9.4     10.2     10.8      6.8      8.8      6.3      8.5      8.4
         CENTRAL   PHR        8.7      9.0      9.6      8.0      9.3     10.2      9.3      8.1      7.6      8.1
         NORTHEAST PHR        9.1      9.3     10.1      9.6      9.1      9.5      9.2     10.7      8.1      9.1
         SOUTHEAST PHR        9.8     12.3     10.4     10.3      9.7      9.6     10.8      9.3     12.6     10.6

         ARKANSAS            10.0     11.9      3.6       0      11.8      7.0      8.1      7.7     11.3     29.0
         ASHLEY               2.8     15.1      6.1      6.1      6.4      6.6     14.7     17.2      7.8      6.7
         BAXTER                0        0       3.2       0       5.7      9.1      8.5     12.1      2.6       0 
         BENTON              13.8      4.3     11.0      5.1      4.4      6.2      6.2      6.0      9.7      4.6
         BOONE                4.7      4.3      4.5      5.1      2.5      6.9      4.7     11.7      2.4     18.8
         BRADLEY               0       6.9      6.7      6.3       0      18.5       0      12.2     11.3      6.1
         CALHOUN               0      16.1     35.1       0      41.7     51.7       0        0        0      15.9
         CARROLL              9.7      9.6     11.6      5.7      8.1      3.0     12.5      5.5      8.7     10.9
         CHICOT              15.2     18.5      4.5     10.0      9.9     19.0      5.7       0       5.5      5.6
         CLARK                3.5      7.2      6.6     14.7      9.9       0       8.1      7.5      6.9       0 
         CLAY                18.7     10.4      9.1     10.1     10.3       0       5.3     10.8      5.3      5.2
         CLEBURNE              0        0       4.5       0      11.9     12.0      4.0       0       3.9      3.5
         CLEVELAND             0        0        0        0        0       8.8       0      11.4      8.9      9.4
         COLUMBIA            12.0      3.0      5.7     12.7      9.6      6.6     23.7      6.6     12.3      9.3
         CONWAY              15.3      3.7      8.1     11.6      8.0       0      16.3      3.6     12.9     11.5
         CRAIGHEAD            8.3      9.8      8.1      4.5      9.5     14.0      9.1     12.1      5.5     13.8
         CRAWFORD             5.9     10.6      5.2      8.0     11.2      9.1      6.8      9.3      6.5      9.3
         CRITTENDEN          16.7     11.4      8.9     13.9      7.6     15.9      9.2     17.9     12.5     18.9
         CROSS               17.7     10.9      3.5     33.0     15.5       0      13.1     12.1     13.9      4.0
         DALLAS               7.3     32.5     16.9      8.8      9.2       0        0       9.9       0        0 
         DESHA                3.9      8.0      8.4     24.0      8.3     18.3      8.0      4.7      5.0     10.0
         DREW                 4.1     14.4     11.6      7.8     11.2      8.7      9.3      4.5      4.5     11.1
         FAULKNER             6.7      7.5      3.4      5.1      7.8      6.7      6.8      7.6      3.7      9.3
         FRANKLIN             3.8      4.5      8.1     10.1      4.6      4.4      4.3     15.1       0       9.5
         FULTON                0       7.8       0        0        0        0      29.9       0       9.7      9.1
         GARLAND             10.2      3.9      8.0      5.7      6.9     10.7      7.9      9.0     11.8      7.1
         GRANT                 0      16.5     10.1     10.5      9.3       0      21.3     13.6     10.6      5.3
         GREENE               8.6     12.9     11.0     15.0      7.1     16.8      3.5     13.3      9.3      3.6
         HEMPSTEAD           12.6     14.4     11.9      5.9      5.9      8.8      6.0     12.6      6.3     11.7
         HOT SPRING          12.3      8.1      2.8       0      10.9      2.8      9.2       0       5.6      8.2
         HOWARD               4.9      9.4      5.4      9.5      4.2       0       4.5       0       8.4      8.8
         INDEPENDENCE        11.4      2.4      2.2     12.0      4.6      2.5     12.3      2.2      6.3      8.0
         IZARD                 0        0      40.3       0      25.4       0       7.8      6.5     19.7     21.3
         JACKSON               0       9.2     21.7       0       4.7       0        0      14.0      3.9      8.3
         JEFFERSON           12.9     13.9     12.8     12.1      7.8      6.9     12.6     11.4     12.9      8.7
         JOHNSON              7.6      9.5       0      13.1      6.4      8.3      2.8      5.3      9.1      5.2
         LAFAYETTE           25.4       0        0        0      15.9       0      19.8       0        0      11.6
         LAWRENCE            12.8     19.5      8.9     13.2      4.5      4.4      5.0      8.8      9.0      9.3
         LEE                 11.5     19.4     11.5     12.7     25.6     25.6     13.2     22.2     23.3     15.9
         LINCOLN              7.2      6.0     11.6     13.6     18.5      6.7       0      12.8       0      15.3
         LITTLE RIVER         9.5      5.4      5.6      6.3     19.7      6.3      6.8     12.0      6.9       0 
         LOGAN               10.5       0       3.0      3.3       0       3.3     10.9      3.6      3.6     11.9
         LONOKE              12.2      9.1     10.3      7.1      5.7     10.9      7.0      9.9      5.8      8.3
         MADISON             18.3       0        0      15.6     18.8     15.8       0      11.8      5.4     11.2
         MARION              20.3      8.0       0        0       7.2       0       8.6     23.4     14.0      7.2
         MILLER              10.0      6.8     10.1      8.4     10.1      6.9      3.5      7.2     12.6      8.1
         MISSISSIPPI          7.4     11.8      9.8      6.5      8.5     11.7     11.4     13.1     11.6      6.2
         MONROE               7.1      6.4     18.9     15.3      7.9       0      28.8       0      16.4     17.1
         MONTGOMERY            0        0       9.5       0      22.5     12.5       0        0        0        0 
         NEVADA              25.0     15.5      8.2      7.0     14.9      7.8       0        0      13.9     15.3
         NEWTON              13.3     10.3      9.4       0        0      11.5       0        0        0        0 
         OUACHITA            26.7     11.0     26.3     21.3       0       5.9     20.2      9.1     17.2      7.8
         PERRY                 0      27.0       0       7.4     16.3      6.9       0        0        0       7.9
         PHILLIPS            12.3     15.5     14.1     11.1     14.6     11.4     16.8       0      19.0      7.3
         PIKE                  0       6.6      7.1     13.5      7.8     23.1     26.1       0      10.0      9.3
         POINSETT             5.7      8.7     14.0      5.6     13.1      8.4     11.9     17.0      5.9     11.5
         POLK                14.5       0       6.7     21.1      7.2     10.7      7.8     11.3      7.6      7.3
         POPE                 8.1      6.6      8.3      5.3      6.9      2.7      7.1      8.2      3.9      9.0
         PRAIRIE             22.4      8.8     29.4      9.2      9.0       0        0      10.6     22.5     23.5
         PULASKI              9.4     10.2     12.2      9.3     11.1     11.2     10.7      8.7      8.1      8.7
         RANDOLPH            10.0      8.7     14.2     10.0     10.9       0       9.1      4.8       0        0 
         ST FRANCIS           9.5      7.7      6.2      8.5      8.8      8.0     11.2     11.5     18.9      7.6
         SALINE               6.4      5.1      4.1      7.7      4.2     10.3      6.2      3.1      7.9      4.7
         SCOTT                6.5     24.0      7.5     11.7       0        0        0       6.5       0        0 
         SEARCY              20.2       0      22.5     11.9     11.4       0        0      17.2       0        0 
         SEBASTIAN            7.3      8.5      5.8      9.9      4.3      8.2      3.3     14.2      6.6      4.2
         SEVIER               9.3      8.1     10.9      4.0     14.5     14.9      6.6      6.5      3.6     13.2
         SHARP                 0      18.5       0      21.6      5.4       0       5.6     19.1      4.8      5.5
         STONE                8.8       0      15.0       0       7.5      8.5       0       8.2       0        0 
         UNION                9.0      6.6      6.2     13.6     16.7      1.7      5.0      6.9      6.9     10.9
         VAN BUREN             0      13.1      6.9     19.2     12.5      6.0     10.2       0       5.4       0 
         WASHINGTON           8.1      8.5      9.2      4.8      5.8      4.7      5.5      7.7     10.0      6.5
         WHITE                8.2      6.0     15.7     12.6     12.3      8.6     11.6      4.4      6.6      4.1
         WOODRUFF             7.9      7.9       0        0        0       9.3      9.3     11.1     21.3     27.0
         YELL                  0       3.8     10.1      6.8      3.0      9.0     11.9      3.2      3.2     11.5
         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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