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                                INFANT (<1 YEAR) MORTALITY BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND RACE
                                                        ARKANSAS 1998

                                            TOTAL     RATE        WHITE     RATE        BLACK     RATE

                     STATE TOTAL              339      9.2          213      7.6          121     15.2

                     ARKANSAS                   1      3.6            0       -             1     11.1
                     ASHLEY                     2      6.1            1      4.5            1      9.3
                     BAXTER                     1      3.2            1      3.2            0       - 
                     BENTON                    23     11.0           22     11.3            0       - 
                     BOONE                      2      4.5            2      4.6            0       - 
                     BRADLEY                    1      6.7            1     11.5            0       - 
                     CALHOUN                    2     35.1            2     50.0            0       - 
                     CARROLL                    4     11.6            4     12.2            0       - 
                     CHICOT                     1      4.5            0       -             1      6.5
                     CLARK                      2      6.6            1      4.5            1     12.2
                     CLAY                       2      9.1            2      9.1            0       - 
                     CLEBURNE                   1      4.5            1      4.6            0       - 
                     CLEVELAND                  0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     COLUMBIA                   2      5.7            0       -             2     11.6
                     CONWAY                     2      8.1            1      4.8            1     29.4
                     CRAIGHEAD                  9      8.1            8      8.3            1      7.4
                     CRAWFORD                   4      5.2            3      4.1            0       - 
                     CRITTENDEN                 8      8.9            1      2.9            7     12.8
                     CROSS                      1      3.5            0       -             1     10.5
                     DALLAS                     2     16.9            0       -             2     31.7
                     DESHA                      2      8.4            0       -             2     15.2
                     DREW                       3     11.6            1      5.7            2     24.7
                     FAULKNER                   4      3.4            4      3.9            0       - 
                     FRANKLIN                   2      8.1            2      8.2            0       - 
                     FULTON                     0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     GARLAND                    8      8.0            6      7.0            2     16.1
                     GRANT                      2     10.1            2     10.4            0       - 
                     GREENE                     5     11.0            5     11.1            0       - 
                     HEMPSTEAD                  4     11.9            3     14.7            1      7.8
                     HOT SPRING                 1      2.8            0       -             1     22.2
                     HOWARD                     1      5.4            1      7.4            0       - 
                     INDEPENDENCE               1      2.2            1      2.3            0       - 
                     IZARD                      5     40.3            5     40.7            0       - 
                     JACKSON                    5     21.7            3     17.6            2     34.5
                     JEFFERSON                 16     12.8            3      6.5           13     16.8
                     JOHNSON                    0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     LAFAYETTE                  0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     LAWRENCE                   2      8.9            2      8.9            0       - 
                     LEE                        2     11.5            1     16.7            1      8.8
                     LINCOLN                    2     11.6            2     17.7            0       - 
                     LITTLE RIVER               1      5.6            1      8.1            0       - 
                     LOGAN                      1      3.0            1      3.0            0       - 
                     LONOKE                     7     10.3            6      9.7            1     17.9
                     MADISON                    0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     MARION                     0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     MILLER                     6     10.1            5     12.0            1      5.8
                     MISSISSIPPI                9      9.8            3      5.9            6     15.0
                     MONROE                     3     18.9            0       -             3     34.1
                     MONTGOMERY                 1      9.5            1      9.5            0       - 
                     NEVADA                     1      8.2            0       -             1     20.8
                     NEWTON                     1      9.4            1      9.4            0       - 
                     OUACHITA                  10     26.3            3     15.7            6     32.1
                     PERRY                      0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     PHILLIPS                   7     14.1            1      7.5            6     16.6
                     PIKE                       1      7.1            1      7.5            0       - 
                     POINSETT                   5     14.0            3      9.8            2     38.5
                     POLK                       2      6.7            2      6.8            0       - 
                     POPE                       6      8.3            6      8.7            0       - 
                     PRAIRIE                    3     29.4            3     35.7            0       - 
                     PULASKI                   68     12.2           25      7.9           42     18.4
                     RANDOLPH                   3     14.2            3     14.4            0       - 
                     ST FRANCIS                 3      6.2            1      5.4            2      6.7
                     SALINE                     4      4.1            3      3.2            1     37.0
                     SCOTT                      1      7.5            1      7.6            0       - 
                     SEARCY                     2     22.5            2     22.7            0       - 
                     SEBASTIAN                 10      5.8            6      4.1            4     30.1
                     SEVIER                     3     10.9            3     11.6            0       - 
                     SHARP                      0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     STONE                      2     15.0            2     15.3            0       - 
                     UNION                      4      6.2            1      2.6            3     11.5
                     VAN BUREN                  1      6.9            1      7.0            0       - 
                     WASHINGTON                22      9.2           21      9.6            0       - 
                     WHITE                     14     15.7           13     15.6            1     18.2
                     WOODRUFF                   0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     YELL                       3     10.1            3     11.0            0       - 


                     NOTE:  RATE PER 1,000 LIVE BIRTHS.  RATES FOR WHITE AND BLACK ARE RACE-SPECIFIC.

                     SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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