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                         LIVE BIRTHS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE, RACE OF MOTHER AND SEX OF CHILD
                                                     ARKANSAS 1998


                                                      WHITE                     BLACK                    OTHER

                      TOTAL    RATE          BIRTHS    MALE  FEMALE     BIRTHS   MALE  FEMALE     BIRTHS   MALE  FEMALE

       STATE TOTAL   36,831    14.5          28,029  14,360  13,669      7,968  3,966   4,001        797    420     377

       ARKANSAS         280    13.5             189     101      88         90     46      44          1      1       0
       ASHLEY           329    13.5             221     112     109        107     60      47          0      0       0
       BAXTER           317     8.7             314     160     154          1      1       0          2      1       1
       BENTON         2,092    15.6           1,941     985     956         11      4       7        136     73      63
       BOONE            442    13.9             439     223     216          0      0       0          2      2       0
       BRADLEY          149    13.0              87      53      34         61     26      35          1      1       0
       CALHOUN           57     9.9              40      19      21         17      8       9          0      0       0
       CARROLL          344    15.3             329     168     161          0      0       0         15      5      10
       CHICOT           220    14.8              64      30      34        155     82      73          1      0       1
       CLARK            304    13.9             220     126      94         82     34      48          2      2       0
       CLAY             220    12.8             220     117     103          0      0       0          0      0       0
       CLEBURNE         220     9.6             217     115     102          0      0       0          3      2       1
       CLEVELAND        103    12.2              81      40      41         21     10      11          1      0       1
       COLUMBIA         348    13.9             171      92      79        173     87      86          4      3       1
       CONWAY           246    12.3             209     110      99         34     16      18          2      1       1
       CRAIGHEAD      1,117    14.4             966     510     456        136     69      67         15      8       7
       CRAWFORD         772    15.3             726     374     352          3      2       1         42     13      29
       CRITTENDEN       897    18.0             348     183     165        545    274     271          4      3       1
       CROSS            284    14.5             185      84     101         95     49      46          4      3       1
       DALLAS           118    13.0              55      29      26         63     25      38          0      0       0
       DESHA            238    15.8             105      59      46        132     67      65          1      0       1
       DREW             258    14.7             174      93      81         81     35      46          3      2       1
       FAULKNER       1,160    14.8           1,029     522     507        116     59      57         15      9       6
       FRANKLIN         246    14.5             245     118     127          1      1       0          0      0       0
       FULTON           115    10.5             114      60      54          0      0       0          1      0       1
       GARLAND          998    11.9             858     417     441        124     63      61         16     10       6
       GRANT            198    12.5             193     102      91          4      1       3          1      1       0
       GREENE           453    12.5             452     241     211          0      0       0          1      0       1
       HEMPSTEAD        336    15.2             204     111      93        128     61      67          4      4       0
       HOT SPRING       362    12.5             314     158     156         45     22      23          3      1       2
       HOWARD           185    13.5             135      68      67         48     28      20          2      0       2
       INDEPENDENCE     463    14.0             442     231     211          6      4       2         13      6       7
       IZARD            124     9.5             123      54      69          0      0       0          1      0       1
       JACKSON          230    12.9             170      79      91         58     25      33          2      0       2
       JEFFERSON      1,250    15.3             465     256     209        772    398     374         13      6       7
       JOHNSON          305    14.3             301     157     144          2      1       1          2      0       2
       LAFAYETTE        112    12.5              60      31      29         52     22      30          0      0       0
       LAWRENCE         225    13.0             224     113     111          0      0       0          1      1       0
       LEE              174    14.0              60      32      28        114     49      65          0      0       0
       LINCOLN          172    12.0             113      59      54         59     28      31          0      0       0
       LITTLE RIVER     177    13.4             123      69      54         51     20      31          3      2       1
       LOGAN            335    15.8             328     161     167          3      3       0          4      2       2
       LONOKE           682    13.6             618     313     305         56     25      31          8      5       3
       MADISON          167    12.6             162      82      80          0      0       0          4      1       3
       MARION           135     9.0             134      71      63          0      0       0          1      1       0
       MILLER           595    14.9             418     216     202        172     85      87          5      1       4
       MISSISSIPPI      915    18.1             510     283     227        399    182     217          5      2       3
       MONROE           159    15.6              69      34      35         88     45      43          1      0       1
       MONTGOMERY       105    12.1             105      49      56          0      0       0          0      0       0
       NEVADA           122    12.2              73      38      35         48     29      19          1      1       0
       NEWTON           106    13.0             106      53      53          0      0       0          0      0       0
       OUACHITA         380    13.6             191      98      93        187     86     100          2      1       1
       PERRY            127    13.2             124      70      54          2      1       1          1      1       0
       PHILLIPS         496    18.1             133      62      71        362    170     192          1      0       1
       PIKE             140    13.2             134      79      55          6      2       4          0      0       0
       POINSETT         357    14.4             305     159     146         52     31      21          0      0       0
       POLK             298    15.2             292     165     127          0      0       0          4      4       0
       POPE             724    13.9             686     352     334         19      5      14         13      9       4
       PRAIRIE          102    10.8              84      41      43         18      9       9          0      0       0
       PULASKI        5,577    15.9           3,182   1,593   1,589      2,282  1,165   1,117        108     53      55
       RANDOLPH         212    11.9             209     111      98          1      1       0          2      2       0
       ST FRANCIS       484    17.2             184      99      85        298    150     148          2      2       0
       SALINE           984    12.7             947     491     456         27      8      19         10      3       7
       SCOTT            134    12.5             132      76      56          0      0       0          2      0       2
       SEARCY            89    11.5              88      48      40          0      0       0          1      0       1
       SEBASTIAN      1,714    16.1           1,451     722     729        133     57      76        130     69      61
       SEVIER           274    18.7             259     109     150         11      6       5          4      2       2
       SHARP            167     9.8             165      92      73          1      0       1          1      1       0
       STONE            133    11.9             131      63      68          0      0       0          2      1       1
       UNION            647    14.3             383     205     178        262    141     121          2      1       1
       VAN BUREN        144     9.3             142      69      73          1      1       0          1      0       1
       WASHINGTON     2,380    17.2           2,187   1,098   1,089         45     24      21        141     81      60
       WHITE            893    13.8             831     428     403         55     29      26          5      4       1
       WOODRUFF         116    13.1              67      35      32         49     32      17          0      0       0
       YELL             298    15.6             273     134     139          4      2       2         19     13       6


       RATE PER 1,000 POPULATION

       SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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