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                           INFANT MORTALITY RATES BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE:  ARKANSAS 1989  - 1998


                             1989     1990     1991     1992     1993     1994     1995     1996     1997     1998

         STATE TOTAL         10.1      9.3     10.4     10.4     10.0      9.4      9.0      9.3      8.7      9.2

         ARKANSAS            11.6      6.8      9.8      3.5     10.3     10.6      3.8     10.0     11.9      3.6
         ASHLEY              11.2      9.9     15.5      8.3     11.7     14.5      9.4      2.8     15.1      6.1
         BAXTER              13.9     19.9      6.6     11.2     23.3     11.9      3.2       0        0       3.2
         BENTON               3.8     11.1     11.7      7.1      9.5      8.4      6.6     13.8      4.3     11.0
         BOONE                5.1     20.3      7.8      2.6     19.0      7.0      9.8      4.7      4.3      4.5
         BRADLEY               0      16.3     31.3     30.5       0       7.1     15.4       0       6.9      6.7
         CALHOUN             67.8       0        0        0        0      17.9       0        0      16.1     35.1
         CARROLL             14.7       0       3.6     11.9     21.2      7.8       0       9.7      9.6     11.6
         CHICOT               7.2      7.5     13.8     16.8       0      10.9     14.0     15.2     18.5      4.5
         CLARK                 0      19.3      7.3      6.5     17.1     17.4      3.6      3.5      7.2      6.6
         CLAY                10.0      7.7      9.1       0      21.1      5.1      5.1     18.7     10.4      9.1
         CLEBURNE              0        0       9.7      5.3     15.2       0       5.1       0        0       4.5
         CLEVELAND             0      27.8       0      12.7       0       9.1       0        0        0        0 
         COLUMBIA            12.9     18.8     13.2     13.0      5.7       0      15.2     12.0      3.0      5.7
         CONWAY               3.9     11.1       0        0       4.1     13.0      8.4     15.3      3.7      8.1
         CRAIGHEAD           11.8      5.7     10.2     11.3      7.7      6.6     11.4      8.3      9.8      8.1
         CRAWFORD             6.0      4.0     14.2      8.3      7.3      7.5      4.2      5.9     10.6      5.2
         CRITTENDEN          25.9     13.9     19.7     17.1     17.5     14.9     13.8     16.7     11.4      8.9
         CROSS               11.5      9.6      9.6     15.9     19.9     14.7     17.8     17.7     10.9      3.5
         DALLAS               6.2     15.3     14.0       0        0        0      26.3      7.3     32.5     16.9
         DESHA                3.2     13.1     17.9     10.9      7.8      7.9      8.1      3.9      8.0      8.4
         DREW                19.2     17.6     25.0     12.3      4.1     19.7     11.8      4.1     14.4     11.6
         FAULKNER             8.7     15.4      7.4      4.5      7.8      6.4      8.7      6.7      7.5      3.4
         FRANKLIN             4.9      9.9      9.8     13.8       0       9.8      9.6      3.8      4.5      8.1
         FULTON              10.0      8.1     21.5      8.0       0        0      16.7       0       7.8       0 
         GARLAND              5.4      6.5     12.1      6.5     11.0      6.5      7.4     10.2      3.9      8.0
         GRANT               22.5       0        0      23.1     10.5     20.5     11.0       0      16.5     10.1
         GREENE               6.9      6.9      6.8     18.7     12.4      6.6      4.4      8.6     12.9     11.0
         HEMPSTEAD             0       3.0     11.7      3.1     10.0     24.8      3.1     12.6     14.4     11.9
         HOT SPRING           8.9      9.4     10.8     12.6     15.5     15.1     10.6     12.3      8.1      2.8
         HOWARD              10.3     14.6       0      21.3     10.9      6.1      9.3      4.9      9.4      5.4
         INDEPENDENCE         4.6     10.5     10.5      4.8     14.1     14.3      5.1     11.4      2.4      2.2
         IZARD                 0        0        0       7.4     27.3     28.4      7.6       0        0      40.3
         JACKSON              3.9      7.6     16.6      9.3      3.8       0       9.9       0       9.2     21.7
         JEFFERSON           11.3      9.6      8.4     10.9      8.9     10.1     11.1     12.9     13.9     12.8
         JOHNSON             12.2      3.6       0      11.2     23.5      4.0      4.0      7.6      9.5       0 
         LAFAYETTE           31.0      6.6      7.2      7.5       0      22.1      9.7     25.4       0        0 
         LAWRENCE             4.0     18.5      3.8      5.2     13.0      7.9      4.4     12.8     19.5      8.9
         LEE                 27.6      7.5     12.3     26.9      5.1     12.1      6.6     11.5     19.4     11.5
         LINCOLN              5.7      6.2       0        0        0      11.8      6.8      7.2      6.0     11.6
         LITTLE RIVER          0        0      22.1     12.0     10.8     17.5      6.1      9.5      5.4      5.6
         LOGAN               14.2      3.5       0      14.3     12.1      3.7      7.4     10.5       0       3.0
         LONOKE               9.9     11.1     11.0      1.8     15.4     15.2      9.2     12.2      9.1     10.3
         MADISON              6.4      6.5     18.4     16.4     10.9     16.9     33.8     18.3       0        0 
         MARION              22.9      6.2       0      14.2     22.1      8.0      6.1     20.3      8.0       0 
         MILLER               8.0      9.8      7.8     12.1     12.6      7.0     16.7     10.0      6.8     10.1
         MISSISSIPPI         12.7     13.5     11.6     19.0     11.6     15.3     11.5      7.4     11.8      9.8
         MONROE              10.4      5.0       0      24.9      5.7     18.4     16.7      7.1      6.4     18.9
         MONTGOMERY          11.0       0        0        0      12.0       0      12.0       0        0       9.5
         NEVADA               7.7       0        0      22.4      9.5       0      16.9     25.0     15.5      8.2
         NEWTON                0        0        0      37.0       0        0      10.4     13.3     10.3      9.4
         OUACHITA            13.1      3.8     18.6     17.9     13.9      7.3      2.6     26.7     11.0     26.3
         PERRY               18.7     10.4     14.5      9.6       0        0        0        0      27.0       0 
         PHILLIPS            11.9     13.6     12.2      8.9     17.6      3.6     11.2     12.3     15.5     14.1
         PIKE                 7.6      8.3      9.3     15.6     15.6      7.1      6.5       0       6.6      7.1
         POINSETT             4.9     20.7     12.8     24.0      3.0     15.1      5.6      5.7      8.7     14.0
         POLK                 7.7     11.5      8.9     16.2      7.8      3.9     11.6     14.5       0       6.7
         POPE                 5.5      8.2      5.5      7.1      4.5      8.6      7.0      8.1      6.6      8.3
         PRAIRIE              9.7      7.3       0       8.7       0      32.3     17.1     22.4      8.8     29.4
         PULASKI             10.9     10.3     10.9     12.4      9.8      8.4     10.1      9.4     10.2     12.2
         RANDOLPH            29.6     10.0      8.7       0       5.0      5.3       0      10.0      8.7     14.2
         ST FRANCIS          17.5      9.1      9.8     15.5     13.8     10.5     11.9      9.5      7.7      6.2
         SALINE               8.8      3.3      3.6      5.9      6.0     16.1      4.6      6.4      5.1      4.1
         SCOTT                7.3     13.0      7.8       0       7.2       0       9.2      6.5     24.0      7.5
         SEARCY                0        0      15.6     11.9       0        0      13.2     20.2       0      22.5
         SEBASTIAN            8.4      5.6      9.9      4.3      9.6      5.5      4.7      7.3      8.5      5.8
         SEVIER              10.6      5.0      9.2     17.3      4.0      9.3      4.4      9.3      8.1     10.9
         SHARP                7.8     15.0     34.2     12.6     17.3      6.8     11.4       0      18.5       0 
         STONE                 0       8.5       0        0       8.8      9.7      8.3      8.8       0      15.0
         UNION               14.6      9.5     15.7     10.3      5.9      6.0      9.8      9.0      6.6      6.2
         VAN BUREN           14.3     13.0     14.3     13.2     18.8     22.6     39.5       0      13.1      6.9
         WASHINGTON           7.7      8.3     13.4      7.1      8.1      7.3      8.0      8.1      8.5      9.2
         WHITE               11.7      2.5      5.1      6.6      7.8     12.2     10.8      8.2      6.0     15.7
         WOODRUFF             7.0      6.9      6.8       0        0        0      26.5      7.9      7.9       0 
         YELL                13.2       0       3.8     15.0      7.9      6.7      7.1       0       3.8     10.1
         UNKNOWN               0        0        0        0        0        0        0        0        0        0 


         NOTE:  RATE PER 1,000 LIVE BIRTHS

         SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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