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                   FETAL DEATHS (>=20 WEEKS AND/OR >=350 GRAMS) BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND RACE OF MOTHER
                                                       ARKANSAS 1998


                                            TOTAL     RATE        WHITE     RATE        BLACK     RATE

                     STATE TOTAL              232      6.3          140      5.0           90     11.2

                     ARKANSAS                   1      3.6            0       -             1     11.0
                     ASHLEY                     3      9.0            2      9.0            1      9.3
                     BAXTER                     3      9.4            3      9.5            0       - 
                     BENTON                     7      3.3            6      3.1            1     83.3
                     BOONE                      3      6.7            3      6.8            0       - 
                     BRADLEY                    1      6.7            0       -             1     16.1
                     CALHOUN                    0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     CARROLL                    5     14.3            5     15.0            0       - 
                     CHICOT                     3     13.5            0       -             3     19.0
                     CLARK                      1      3.3            1      4.5            0       - 
                     CLAY                       0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     CLEBURNE                   2      9.0            2      9.1            0       - 
                     CLEVELAND                  0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     COLUMBIA                   4     11.4            2     11.6            2     11.4
                     CONWAY                     2      8.1            1      4.8            1     28.6
                     CRAIGHEAD                  4      3.6            3      3.1            1      7.3
                     CRAWFORD                   7      9.0            7      9.5            0       - 
                     CRITTENDEN                 5      5.5            1      2.9            4      7.3
                     CROSS                      1      3.5            1      5.4            0       - 
                     DALLAS                     0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     DESHA                      4     16.5            0       -             4     29.4
                     DREW                       4     15.3            1      5.7            3     35.7
                     FAULKNER                   9      7.7            8      7.7            1      8.5
                     FRANKLIN                   1      4.0            1      4.1            0       - 
                     FULTON                     1      8.6            1      8.7            0       - 
                     GARLAND                    8      8.0            6      6.9            1      8.0
                     GRANT                      1      5.0            1      5.2            0       - 
                     GREENE                     3      6.6            3      6.6            0       - 
                     HEMPSTEAD                  1      3.0            0       -             1      7.8
                     HOT SPRING                 2      5.5            2      6.3            0       - 
                     HOWARD                     0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     INDEPENDENCE               1      2.2            1      2.3            0       - 
                     IZARD                      0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     JACKSON                    1      4.3            0       -             1     16.9
                     JEFFERSON                 15     11.9            2      4.3           12     15.3
                     JOHNSON                    2      6.5            2      6.6            0       - 
                     LAFAYETTE                  0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     LAWRENCE                   1      4.4            1      4.4            0       - 
                     LEE                        0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     LINCOLN                    2     11.5            0       -             2     32.8
                     LITTLE RIVER               0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     LOGAN                      1      3.0            1      3.0            0       - 
                     LONOKE                     5      7.3            2      3.2            3     50.8
                     MADISON                    0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     MARION                     1      7.4            1      7.4            0       - 
                     MILLER                     0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     MISSISSIPPI                8      8.7            2      3.9            6     14.8
                     MONROE                     1      6.3            0       -             1     11.2
                     MONTGOMERY                 4     36.7            4     36.7            0       - 
                     NEVADA                     3     24.0            0       -             3     58.8
                     NEWTON                     3     27.5            3     27.5            0       - 
                     OUACHITA                   3      7.8            1      5.2            2     10.6
                     PERRY                      1      7.8            1      8.0            0       - 
                     PHILLIPS                   3      6.0            0       -             3      8.2
                     PIKE                       0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     POINSETT                   3      8.3            3      9.7            0       - 
                     POLK                       1      3.3            1      3.4            0       - 
                     POPE                       6      8.2            5      7.2            1     50.0
                     PRAIRIE                    2     19.2            0       -             2    100.0
                     PULASKI                   37      6.6           17      5.3           20      8.7
                     RANDOLPH                   0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     ST FRANCIS                 2      4.1            0       -             2      6.7
                     SALINE                     5      5.1            5      5.3            0       - 
                     SCOTT                      0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     SEARCY                     0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     SEBASTIAN                 16      9.2           12      8.2            4     29.2
                     SEVIER                     0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     SHARP                      1      6.0            1      6.0            0       - 
                     STONE                      0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     UNION                      5      7.7            2      5.2            3     11.3
                     VAN BUREN                  2     13.7            2     13.9            0       - 
                     WASHINGTON                 3      1.3            3      1.4            0       - 
                     WHITE                      3      3.3            3      3.6            0       - 
                     WOODRUFF                   0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     YELL                       5     16.5            5     18.0            0       - 



                     NOTE:  RATE PER 1,000 LIVE BIRTHS PLUS FETAL DEATHS
                            FETAL DEATH WAS REDEFINED IN JULY, 1995, FROM 500 GRAMS OR MORE TO 350 GRAMS OR MORE.


                     SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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