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                          LIVE BIRTHS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE, RACE AND HISPANIC ORIGIN OF MOTHER
                                                      ARKANSAS 1998


                                                      WHITE                     BLACK                     OTHER

                   TOTAL   HISP      %        BIRTHS  NONHISP  HISP     BIRTHS  NONHISP  HISP     BIRTHS  NONHISP  HISP

    STATE TOTAL   36,831  1,769    4.8        28,029   26,499 1,516      7,968   7,961      7        797      596   200

    ARKANSAS         280      1    0.4           189      188     1         90      90      0          1        1     0
    ASHLEY           329     18    5.5           221      204    16        107     107      0          0        0     0
    BAXTER           317      5    1.6           314      309     5          1       1      0          2        2     0
    BENTON         2,092    312   14.9         1,941    1,693   248         11      11      0        136       75    61
    BOONE            442      6    1.4           439      433     6          0       0      0          2        2     0
    BRADLEY          149     13    8.7            87       74    13         61      61      0          1        1     0
    CALHOUN           57      0    0.0            40       40     0         17      17      0          0        0     0
    CARROLL          344     49   14.2           329      289    40          0       0      0         15        6     9
    CHICOT           220      2    0.9            64       62     2        155     155      0          1        1     0
    CLARK            304     13    4.3           220      207    13         82      82      0          2        2     0
    CLAY             220      1    0.5           220      219     0          0       0      0          0        0     0
    CLEBURNE         220      2    0.9           217      215     2          0       0      0          3        3     0
    CLEVELAND        103      3    2.9            81       78     3         21      21      0          1        1     0
    COLUMBIA         348      5    1.4           171      166     5        173     173      0          4        4     0
    CONWAY           246      5    2.0           209      205     4         34      34      0          2        2     0
    CRAIGHEAD      1,117     20    1.8           966      946    20        136     136      0         15       15     0
    CRAWFORD         772     38    4.9           726      711    15          3       3      0         42       20    22
    CRITTENDEN       897      6    0.7           348      342     6        545     545      0          4        4     0
    CROSS            284      6    2.1           185      181     4         95      95      0          4        2     2
    DALLAS           118      0    0.0            55       55     0         63      63      0          0        0     0
    DESHA            238     12    5.0           105       94    11        132     132      0          1        0     1
    DREW             258      2    0.8           174      172     2         81      81      0          3        3     0
    FAULKNER       1,160     17    1.5         1,029    1,012    15        116     116      0         15       15     0
    FRANKLIN         246      5    2.0           245      240     5          1       1      0          0        0     0
    FULTON           115      0    0.0           114      114     0          0       0      0          1        1     0
    GARLAND          998     39    3.9           858      822    34        124     124      0         16       13     3
    GRANT            198      1    0.5           193      192     1          4       4      0          1        1     0
    GREENE           453      7    1.5           452      446     6          0       0      0          1        0     1
    HEMPSTEAD        336     54   16.1           204      151    53        128     128      0          4        3     1
    HOT SPRING       362     10    2.8           314      304     9         45      45      0          3        3     0
    HOWARD           185     10    5.4           135      126     9         48      48      0          2        1     1
    INDEPENDENCE     463      8    1.7           442      435     7          6       6      0         13       13     0
    IZARD            124      2    1.6           123      121     1          0       0      0          1        1     0
    JACKSON          230      5    2.2           170      166     4         58      58      0          2        1     1
    JEFFERSON      1,250     13    1.0           465      453    11        772     771      1         13       13     0
    JOHNSON          305     39   12.8           301      263    38          2       2      0          2        1     1
    LAFAYETTE        112      0    0.0            60       60     0         52      52      0          0        0     0
    LAWRENCE         225      2    0.9           224      222     2          0       0      0          1        1     0
    LEE              174      2    1.1            60       58     2        114     114      0          0        0     0
    LINCOLN          172      4    2.3           113      109     4         59      59      0          0        0     0
    LITTLE RIVER     177      1    0.6           123      122     1         51      51      0          3        3     0
    LOGAN            335      2    0.6           328      327     1          3       3      0          4        3     1
    LONOKE           682     14    2.1           618      604    14         56      56      0          8        8     0
    MADISON          167      7    4.2           162      157     5          0       0      0          4        3     1
    MARION           135      1    0.7           134      133     1          0       0      0          1        1     0
    MILLER           595      5    0.8           418      414     4        172     171      1          5        5     0
    MISSISSIPPI      915     29    3.2           510      482    28        399     399      0          5        5     0
    MONROE           159      3    1.9            69       67     2         88      88      0          1        1     0
    MONTGOMERY       105      4    3.8           105      101     2          0       0      0          0        0     0
    NEVADA           122      5    4.1            73       68     5         48      48      0          1        1     0
    NEWTON           106      1    0.9           106      105     1          0       0      0          0        0     0
    OUACHITA         380      1    0.3           191      190     1        187     187      0          2        2     0
    PERRY            127      3    2.4           124      122     2          2       2      0          1        0     1
    PHILLIPS         496      4    0.8           133      130     3        362     361      1          1        1     0
    PIKE             140     14   10.0           134      120    14          6       6      0          0        0     0
    POINSETT         357      8    2.2           305      297     8         52      52      0          0        0     0
    POLK             298     17    5.7           292      277    15          0       0      0          4        4     0
    POPE             724     21    2.9           686      673    12         19      19      0         13       11     2
    PRAIRIE          102      0    0.0            84       84     0         18      18      0          0        0     0
    PULASKI        5,577    149    2.7         3,182    3,055   126      2,282   2,280      2        108       91    16
    RANDOLPH         212      6    2.8           209      203     6          1       1      0          2        2     0
    ST FRANCIS       484      4    0.8           184      181     3        298     297      1          2        2     0
    SALINE           984     13    1.3           947      936    11         27      27      0         10        8     2
    SCOTT            134      9    6.7           132      123     9          0       0      0          2        2     0
    SEARCY            89      0    0.0            88       88     0          0       0      0          1        1     0
    SEBASTIAN      1,714    212   12.4         1,451    1,266   184        133     133      0        130      103    27
    SEVIER           274     99   36.1           259      160    99         11      11      0          4        4     0
    SHARP            167      1    0.6           165      164     1          1       1      0          1        1     0
    STONE            133      0    0.0           131      131     0          0       0      0          2        2     0
    UNION            647      6    0.9           383      377     6        262     262      0          2        2     0
    VAN BUREN        144      1    0.7           142      142     0          1       0      1          1        1     0
    WASHINGTON     2,380    307   12.9         2,187    1,918   269         45      45      0        141      109    32
    WHITE            893     13    1.5           831      820    11         55      55      0          5        5     0
    WOODRUFF         116      1    0.9            67       66     1         49      49      0          0        0     0
    YELL             298     71   23.8           273      219    54          4       4      0         19        4    15



    SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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