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                                  INFANT (<1 YEAR) MORTALITY BY RACE
                                            ARKANSAS 1999

                                                         NUMBER    RATE

                                  TOTAL                     311     8.5

                                  WHITE                     205     7.3

                                  BLACK                     104    13.6





                                  NEONATAL (<28 DAYS) MORTALITY BY RACE
                                            ARKANSAS 1999

                                                         NUMBER    RATE

                                  TOTAL                     186     5.1

                                  WHITE                     127     4.5

                                  BLACK                      57     7.4





                                  POSTNEONATAL (28 DAYS TO <1 YEAR) MORTALITY BY RACE
                                                ARKANSAS 1999

                                                         NUMBER    RATE

                                  TOTAL                     125     3.4

                                  WHITE                      78     2.8

                                  BLACK                      47     6.1


                     NOTE:  RATE PER 1,000 LIVE BIRTHS.  RATES FOR WHITE AND BLACK ARE RACE-SPECIFIC.
                     SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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