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                                           DEATHS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE, RACE, AND SEX
                                                       ARKANSAS 1998

                                            CRUDE                   WHITE                      BLACK
                                    TOTAL   DEATH
                                   DEATHS    RATE           TOTAL    MALE  FEMALE       TOTAL   MALE  FEMALE

              STATE TOTAL          27,452    10.8          23,280  11,671  11,609       4,064  2,074   1,989

              ARKANSAS                278    13.4             229     118     111          49     28      21
              ASHLEY                  285    11.7             193      92     101          92     38      54
              BAXTER                  617    16.9             613     307     306           3      1       2
              BENTON                1,217     9.1           1,205     639     566           1      0       1
              BOONE                   342    10.7             341     183     158           0      0       0
              BRADLEY                 169    14.8             117      46      71          52     18      34
              CALHOUN                  81    14.1              63      27      36          18     10       8
              CARROLL                 218     9.7             218     117     101           0      0       0
              CHICOT                  178    12.0              85      39      46          93     39      54
              CLARK                   252    11.5             197      87     110          55     29      26
              CLAY                    264    15.3             264     144     120           0      0       0
              CLEBURNE                269    11.7             269     152     117           0      0       0
              CLEVELAND                92    10.9              79      41      38          13      6       7
              COLUMBIA                309    12.3             203      98     105         106     42      64
              CONWAY                  244    12.2             204      99     105          40     24      16
              CRAIGHEAD               742     9.6             708     377     331          33     15      18
              CRAWFORD                485     9.6             477     238     239           4      1       3
              CRITTENDEN              484     9.7             252     123     129         231    113     118
              CROSS                   235    12.0             171      91      80          63     33      30
              DALLAS                  126    13.9              82      41      41          43     19      24
              DESHA                   180    11.9              92      43      49          88     45      43
              DREW                    193    11.0             155      64      91          38     20      18
              FAULKNER                560     7.1             527     252     275          33     18      15
              FRANKLIN                202    11.9             199     107      92           2      1       1
              FULTON                  123    11.3             123      81      42           0      0       0
              GARLAND               1,176    14.0           1,084     548     536          83     41      42
              GRANT                   185    11.6             182      90      92           3      2       1
              GREENE                  431    11.9             431     230     201           0      0       0
              HEMPSTEAD               257    11.6             182      94      88          74     46      28
              HOT SPRING              307    10.6             267     134     133          39     20      19
              HOWARD                  186    13.6             149      72      77          36     23      13
              INDEPENDENCE            340    10.3             334     174     160           5      3       2
              IZARD                   232    17.7             232     134      98           0      0       0
              JACKSON                 259    14.6             226     113     113          32     22      10
              JEFFERSON               946    11.6             546     291     255         398    213     185
              JOHNSON                 245    11.4             236     124     112           5      3       2
              LAFAYETTE               112    12.5              64      30      34          48     24      24
              LAWRENCE                251    14.5             248     118     130           2      2       0
              LEE                     128    10.3              59      31      28          66     34      32
              LINCOLN                 135     9.5              97      53      44          38     14      24
              LITTLE RIVER            145    11.0             110      55      55          34     17      17
              LOGAN                   254    12.0             249     117     132           5      4       1
              LONOKE                  472     9.4             439     232     207          32     18      14
              MADISON                 118     8.9             118      66      52           0      0       0
              MARION                  160    10.7             158      88      70           0      0       0
              MILLER                  430    10.8             329     177     152         100     51      49
              MISSISSIPPI             588    11.6             421     203     218         166     86      80
              MONROE                  127    12.5              78      36      42          48     21      27
              MONTGOMERY              111    12.8             111      60      51           0      0       0
              NEVADA                  144    14.4             105      44      61          39     15      24
              NEWTON                   84    10.3              84      42      42           0      0       0
              OUACHITA                417    14.9             230     106     124         186     95      90
              PERRY                   107    11.1             104      53      51           1      0       1
              PHILLIPS                353    12.9             175      82      93         177     82      95
              PIKE                    128    12.1             126      63      63           2      2       0
              POINSETT                304    12.3             282     147     135          22     15       7
              POLK                    270    13.7             269     143     126           0      0       0
              POPE                    497     9.5             481     248     233          13      8       5
              PRAIRIE                 121    12.9             108      39      69          13      8       5
              PULASKI               3,380     9.6           2,494   1,191   1,303         870    449     421
              RANDOLPH                207    11.6             204     104     100           2      2       0
              ST FRANCIS              296    10.5             159      75      84         136     77      59
              SALINE                  663     8.6             645     315     330          17     10       7
              SCOTT                   125    11.7             125      61      64           0      0       0
              SEARCY                  114    14.7             114      55      59           0      0       0
              SEBASTIAN             1,083    10.2           1,012     473     539          60     32      28
              SEVIER                  168    11.5             158      79      79           9      7       2
              SHARP                   256    15.1             256     136     120           0      0       0
              STONE                   122    10.9             120      66      54           0      0       0
              UNION                   565    12.5             387     181     206         176     93      83
              VAN BUREN               217    14.0             214     113     101           3      2       1
              WASHINGTON            1,080     7.8           1,068     517     551           6      1       5
              WHITE                   659    10.2             640     306     334          17     10       7
              WOODRUFF                136    15.3              95      44      51          41     20      21
              YELL                    216    11.3             209     112      97           3      2       1


              NOTE:  RATE PER 1,000 POPULATION
              SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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