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                         INFANT (<1 YEAR) MORTALITY RATES BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE FOR FIVE YEAR PERIOD
                                                      ARKANSAS 1994-1998

                                                1994-1998            1994-1998          RATE PER 1,000
                                               LIVE BIRTHS         INFANT DEATHS          LIVE BIRTHS

                         STATE TOTAL             179,535               1,634                   9.1

                         ARKANSAS                  1,378                  11                   8.0
                         ASHLEY                    1,677                  16                   9.5
                         BAXTER                    1,635                   6                   3.7
                         BENTON                    9,589                  85                   8.9
                         BOONE                     2,177                  13                   6.0
                         BRADLEY                     704                   5                   7.1
                         CALHOUN                     299                   4                  13.4
                         CARROLL                   1,524                  12                   7.9
                         CHICOT                    1,032                  13                  12.6
                         CLARK                     1,433                  11                   7.7
                         CLAY                      1,022                  10                   9.8
                         CLEBURNE                  1,068                   2                   1.9
                         CLEVELAND                   499                   1                   2.0
                         COLUMBIA                  1,678                  12                   7.2
                         CONWAY                    1,243                  12                   9.7
                         CRAIGHEAD                 5,448                  48                   8.8
                         CRAWFORD                  3,601                  24                   6.7
                         CRITTENDEN                4,415                  58                  13.1
                         CROSS                     1,395                  18                  12.9
                         DALLAS                      589                  10                  17.0
                         DESHA                     1,243                   9                   7.2
                         DREW                      1,289                  16                  12.4
                         FAULKNER                  5,248                  34                   6.5
                         FRANKLIN                  1,146                   8                   7.0
                         FULTON                      596                   3                   5.0
                         GARLAND                   4,863                  35                   7.2
                         GRANT                       957                  11                  11.5
                         GREENE                    2,289                  20                   8.7
                         HEMPSTEAD                 1,649                  22                  13.3
                         HOT SPRING                1,844                  18                   9.8
                         HOWARD                      980                   7                   7.1
                         INDEPENDENCE              2,130                  15                   7.0
                         IZARD                       666                  10                  15.0
                         JACKSON                   1,137                   9                   7.9
                         JEFFERSON                 6,409                  78                  12.2
                         JOHNSON                   1,389                   7                   5.0
                         LAFAYETTE                   598                   7                  11.7
                         LAWRENCE                  1,146                  12                  10.5
                         LEE                         820                  10                  12.2
                         LINCOLN                     793                   7                   8.8
                         LITTLE RIVER                910                   8                   8.8
                         LOGAN                     1,445                   7                   4.8
                         LONOKE                    3,243                  36                  11.1
                         MADISON                     835                  11                  13.2
                         MARION                      698                   6                   8.6
                         MILLER                    2,957                  30                  10.1
                         MISSISSIPPI               4,576                  51                  11.1
                         MONROE                      798                  11                  13.8
                         MONTGOMERY                  473                   2                   4.2
                         NEVADA                      593                   8                  13.5
                         NEWTON                      458                   4                   8.7
                         OUACHITA                  1,917                  28                  14.6
                         PERRY                       593                   3                   5.1
                         PHILLIPS                  2,668                  30                  11.2
                         PIKE                        744                   4                   5.4
                         POINSETT                  1,736                  17                   9.8
                         POLK                      1,395                  10                   7.2
                         POPE                      3,633                  28                   7.7
                         PRAIRIE                     591                  13                  22.0
                         PULASKI                  27,937                 281                  10.1
                         RANDOLPH                  1,035                   8                   7.7
                         ST FRANCIS                2,505                  23                   9.2
                         SALINE                    4,702                  34                   7.2
                         SCOTT                       650                   6                   9.2
                         SEARCY                      423                   5                  11.8
                         SEBASTIAN                 8,468                  54                   6.4
                         SEVIER                    1,179                  10                   8.5
                         SHARP                       824                   6                   7.3
                         STONE                       577                   5                   8.7
                         UNION                     3,197                  24                   7.5
                         VAN BUREN                   758                  12                  15.8
                         WASHINGTON               11,157                  92                   8.2
                         WHITE                     4,228                  45                  10.6
                         WOODRUFF                    599                   5                   8.3
                         YELL                      1,435                   8                   5.6
                         UNKNOWN                       -                   0                    - 


                         SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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