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          INFANT, NEONATAL, AND POSTNEONATAL MORTALITY RATES BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE FOR FIVE YEAR PERIOD
                                                ARKANSAS 1995 - 1999

                                     -------INFANT-------     ------NEONATAL------     ----POSTNEONATAL----
                      LIVE                (< 1 YEAR)               (<28 DAYS)          (28 DAYS TO <1 YEAR)
                      BIRTHS         TOTAL           RATE     TOTAL           RATE     TOTAL           RATE


     STATE TOTAL     181,461         1,620           8.9        983           5.4        637           3.5

     NORTHWEST PHR    53,687           401           7.5        247           4.6        154           2.9
     SOUTHWEST PHR    22,516           219           9.7        137           6.1         82           3.6
     CENTRAL   PHR    47,961           425           8.9        271           5.7        154           3.2
     NORTHEAST PHR    34,944           336           9.6        195           5.6        141           4.0
     SOUTHEAST PHR    22,353           239          10.7        133           5.9        106           4.7

     ARKANSAS          1,374             8           5.8          4           2.9          4           2.9
     ASHLEY            1,659            13           7.8          9           5.4          4           2.4
     BAXTER            1,615             2           1.2          0           0.0          2           1.2
     BENTON           10,087            82           8.1         41           4.1         41           4.1
     BOONE             2,142            12           5.6         10           4.7          2           0.9
     BRADLEY             722             5           6.9          3           4.2          2           2.8
     CALHOUN             297             3          10.1          3          10.1          0           0.0
     CARROLL           1,617            12           7.4          8           4.9          4           2.5
     CHICOT            1,049            13          12.4          5           4.8          8           7.6
     CLARK             1,418            10           7.1          5           3.5          5           3.5
     CLAY              1,023            11          10.8          8           7.8          3           2.9
     CLEBURNE          1,079             2           1.9          2           1.9          0           0.0
     CLEVELAND           488             0           0.0          0           0.0          0           0.0
     COLUMBIA          1,661            16           9.6         11           6.6          5           3.0
     CONWAY            1,272            12           9.4          7           5.5          5           3.9
     CRAIGHEAD         5,486            46           8.4         21           3.8         25           4.6
     CRAWFORD          3,682            25           6.8         19           5.2          6           1.6
     CRITTENDEN        4,336            56          12.9         32           7.4         24           5.5
     CROSS             1,395            23          16.5         15          10.8          8           5.7
     DALLAS              605            11          18.2          6           9.9          5           8.3
     DESHA             1,241            13          10.5          9           7.3          4           3.2
     DREW              1,292            13          10.1          7           5.4          6           4.6
     FAULKNER          5,489            34           6.2         20           3.6         14           2.6
     FRANKLIN          1,141             8           7.0          4           3.5          4           3.5
     FULTON              608             3           4.9          2           3.3          1           1.6
     GARLAND           5,005            35           7.0         26           5.2          9           1.8
     GRANT               952             9           9.5          5           5.3          4           4.2
     GREENE            2,304            24          10.4         14           6.1         10           4.3
     HEMPSTEAD         1,665            16           9.6         10           6.0          6           3.6
     HOT SPRING        1,894            13           6.9          9           4.8          4           2.1
     HOWARD            1,026             8           7.8          4           3.9          4           3.9
     INDEPENDENCE      2,128            14           6.6          9           4.2          5           2.3
     IZARD               659             6           9.1          3           4.6          3           4.6
     JACKSON           1,129             9           8.0          4           3.5          5           4.4
     JEFFERSON         6,447            81          12.6         44           6.8         37           5.7
     JOHNSON           1,442            10           6.9          6           4.2          4           2.8
     LAFAYETTE           555             4           7.2          4           7.2          0           0.0
     LAWRENCE          1,120            13          11.6          7           6.3          6           5.4
     LEE                 813            10          12.3          8           9.8          2           2.5
     LINCOLN             771             7           9.1          4           5.2          3           3.9
     LITTLE RIVER        899             6           6.7          3           3.3          3           3.3
     LOGAN             1,481             7           4.7          6           4.1          1           0.7
     LONOKE            3,355            32           9.5         18           5.4         14           4.2
     MADISON             850            11          12.9          7           8.2          4           4.7
     MARION              721             5           6.9          3           4.2          2           2.8
     MILLER            2,986            31          10.4         16           5.4         15           5.0
     MISSISSIPPI       4,585            43           9.4         29           6.3         14           3.1
     MONROE              766            10          13.1          6           7.8          4           5.2
     MONTGOMERY          485             2           4.1          2           4.1          0           0.0
     NEVADA              631             9          14.3          9          14.3          0           0.0
     NEWTON              456             4           8.8          3           6.6          1           2.2
     OUACHITA          1,884            33          17.5         18           9.6         15           8.0
     PERRY               629             4           6.4          1           1.6          3           4.8
     PHILLIPS          2,654            34          12.8         16           6.0         18           6.8
     PIKE                751             5           6.7          5           6.7          0           0.0
     POINSETT          1,761            14           8.0          9           5.1          5           2.8
     POLK              1,425            15          10.5          9           6.3          6           4.2
     POPE              3,695            26           7.0         13           3.5         13           3.5
     PRAIRIE             576            10          17.4          7          12.2          3           5.2
     PULASKI          27,847           285          10.2        186           6.7         99           3.6
     RANDOLPH          1,046             9           8.6          7           6.7          2           1.9
     ST FRANCIS        2,501            22           8.8         11           4.4         11           4.4
     SALINE            4,684            26           5.6         15           3.2         11           2.3
     SCOTT               692             8          11.6          6           8.7          2           2.9
     SEARCY              426             6          14.1          6          14.1          0           0.0
     SEBASTIAN         8,557            62           7.2         44           5.1         18           2.1
     SEVIER            1,214             9           7.4          5           4.1          4           3.3
     SHARP               815             8           9.8          1           1.2          7           8.6
     STONE               604             4           6.6          4           6.6          0           0.0
     UNION             3,120            28           9.0         18           5.8         10           3.2
     VAN BUREN           781            12          15.4         10          12.8          2           2.6
     WASHINGTON       11,598            89           7.7         49           4.2         40           3.4
     WHITE             4,287            46          10.7         26           6.1         20           4.7
     WOODRUFF            579             5           8.6          2           3.5          3           5.2
     YELL              1,432             8           5.6          5           3.5          3           2.1



                         SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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