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                                   LIVE BIRTHS BY BIRTH WEIGHT AND COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
                                                      ARKANSAS 1999

                                                  <1500 GRAMS           1500-2499 GRAMS          >=2500 GRAMS

                              BIRTHS           TOTAL    PERCENT        TOTAL    PERCENT        TOTAL    PERCENT

         STATE TOTAL          36,670             595        1.6        2,557        7.0       33,489       91.3

         NORTHWEST PHR         11134             136        1.2          676        6.1        10313       92.6
         SOUTHWEST PHR         4,414              79        1.8          333        7.5        3,994       90.5
         CENTRAL   PHR         9,696             163        1.7          695        7.2        8,832       91.1
         NORTHEAST PHR         6,978             120        1.7          500        7.2        6,354       91.1
         SOUTHEAST PHR         4,448              97        2.2          353        7.9        3,996       89.8

         ARKANSAS                278               1        0.4           24        8.6          253       91.0
         ASHLEY                  326               6        1.8           28        8.6          292       89.6
         BAXTER                  316               3        0.9           23        7.3          290       91.8
         BENTON                2,155              21        1.0          147        6.8        1,986       92.2
         BOONE                   392               5        1.3           23        5.9          363       92.6
         BRADLEY                 158               3        1.9           12        7.6          143       90.5
         CALHOUN                  54               0         -             4        7.4           50       92.6
         CARROLL                 349               3        0.9           23        6.6          323       92.6
         CHICOT                  201               1        0.5           17        8.5          183       91.0
         CLARK                   272               3        1.1           14        5.1          254       93.4
         CLAY                    198               2        1.0           18        9.1          177       89.4
         CLEBURNE                220               2        0.9           12        5.5          206       93.6
         CLEVELAND                99               0         -             7        7.1           92       92.9
         COLUMBIA                316               7        2.2           28        8.9          279       88.3
         CONWAY                  259               4        1.5           17        6.6          238       91.9
         CRAIGHEAD             1,106              19        1.7           61        5.5        1,026       92.8
         CRAWFORD                752              10        1.3           39        5.2          702       93.4
         CRITTENDEN              861              19        2.2           80        9.3          760       88.3
         CROSS                   273              10        3.7           18        6.6          245       89.7
         DALLAS                  113               2        1.8           15       13.3           96       85.0
         DESHA                   250               7        2.8           26       10.4          217       86.8
         DREW                    257               9        3.5           22        8.6          226       87.9
         FAULKNER              1,178              17        1.4           77        6.5        1,084       92.0
         FRANKLIN                199               4        2.0            8        4.0          187       94.0
         FULTON                  127               0         -             8        6.3          119       93.7
         GARLAND               1,061              19        1.8           81        7.6          959       90.4
         GRANT                   190               2        1.1           11        5.8          177       93.2
         GREENE                  468               5        1.1           28        6.0          435       92.9
         HEMPSTEAD               338               8        2.4           34       10.1          295       87.3
         HOT SPRING              381               3        0.8           30        7.9          346       90.8
         HOWARD                  210               2        1.0           19        9.0          189       90.0
         INDEPENDENCE            417               4        1.0           38        9.1          375       89.9
         IZARD                   134               1        0.7            7        5.2          126       94.0
         JACKSON                 222               2        0.9           11        5.0          209       94.1
         JEFFERSON             1,321              27        2.0          116        8.8        1,177       89.1
         JOHNSON                 306               3        1.0           22        7.2          281       91.8
         LAFAYETTE                93               1        1.1            6        6.5           86       92.5
         LAWRENCE                227               4        1.8           10        4.4          213       93.8
         LEE                     158               5        3.2           13        8.2          140       88.6
         LINCOLN                 147               4        2.7            8        5.4          135       91.8
         LITTLE RIVER            160               3        1.9           24       15.0          133       83.1
         LOGAN                   303               3        1.0           15        5.0          285       94.1
         LONOKE                  704               8        1.1           52        7.4          644       91.5
         MADISON                 192               3        1.6           13        6.8          175       91.1
         MARION                  148               1        0.7           12        8.1          135       91.2
         MILLER                  597              18        3.0           41        6.9          537       89.9
         MISSISSIPPI             926              22        2.4           69        7.5          835       90.2
         MONROE                  131               4        3.1            7        5.3          120       91.6
         MONTGOMERY               92               1        1.1            2        2.2           89       96.7
         NEVADA                  142               2        1.4            9        6.3          131       92.3
         NEWTON                   82               1        1.2            4        4.9           77       93.9
         OUACHITA                376               3        0.8           34        9.0          338       89.9
         PERRY                   135               0         -             6        4.4          129       95.6
         PHILLIPS                541               9        1.7           37        6.8          494       91.3
         PIKE                    148               4        2.7            8        5.4          136       91.9
         POINSETT                357               5        1.4           33        9.2          318       89.1
         POLK                    284               7        2.5            8        2.8          269       94.7
         POPE                    756               6        0.8           52        6.9          698       92.3
         PRAIRIE                 109               1        0.9            7        6.4          101       92.7
         PULASKI               5,513             105        1.9          417        7.6        4,987       90.5
         RANDOLPH                200               4        2.0           13        6.5          183       91.5
         ST FRANCIS              472              20        4.2           29        6.1          423       89.6
         SALINE                  915              12        1.3           51        5.6          852       93.1
         SCOTT                   171               3        1.8           14        8.2          154       90.1
         SEARCY                   84               0         -             6        7.1           78       92.9
         SEBASTIAN             1,723              31        1.8          102        5.9        1,589       92.2
         SEVIER                  251               2        0.8           13        5.2          236       94.0
         SHARP                   139               6        4.3            7        5.0          126       90.6
         STONE                   130               0         -             7        5.4          123       94.6
         UNION                   587              13        2.2           44        7.5          530       90.3
         VAN BUREN               156               2        1.3            8        5.1          146       93.6
         WASHINGTON            2,497              31        1.2          135        5.4        2,327       93.2
         WHITE                   876              13        1.5           67        7.6          796       90.9
         WOODRUFF                 97               2        2.1           13       13.4           82       84.5
         YELL                    294               2        0.7           13        4.4          279       94.9



         NOTE:  PERCENT OF LIVE BIRTHS

         SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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