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                           INFANT MORTALITY RATES BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE:  ARKANSAS 1990  - 1999


                             1990     1991     1992     1993     1994     1995     1996     1997     1998     1999

         STATE TOTAL          9.3     10.4     10.4     10.0      9.4      9.0      9.3      8.7      9.2      8.5

         NORTHWEST PHR        8.1      9.5      7.9     10.2      7.6      7.3      8.7      6.9      7.7      6.7
         SOUTHWEST PHR        8.9     11.1     11.9      9.6      9.5      9.8     11.3      7.9      9.4     10.2
         CENTRAL   PHR        9.6      9.9     10.0      9.6      9.4      9.0      8.7      9.0      9.6      8.0
         NORTHEAST PHR        9.7     11.1     12.1     11.3     10.5     10.0      9.1      9.3     10.1      9.6
         SOUTHEAST PHR       10.6     11.2     12.5      8.8     11.1     10.7      9.8     12.3     10.4     10.3

         ARKANSAS             6.8      9.8      3.5     10.3     10.6      3.8     10.0     11.9      3.6       0 
         ASHLEY               9.9     15.5      8.3     11.7     14.5      9.4      2.8     15.1      6.1      6.1
         BAXTER              19.9      6.6     11.2     23.3     11.9      3.2       0        0       3.2       0 
         BENTON              11.1     11.7      7.1      9.5      8.4      6.6     13.8      4.3     11.0      5.1
         BOONE               20.3      7.8      2.6     19.0      7.0      9.8      4.7      4.3      4.5      5.1
         BRADLEY             16.3     31.3     30.5       0       7.1     15.4       0       6.9      6.7      6.3
         CALHOUN               0        0        0        0      17.9       0        0      16.1     35.1       0 
         CARROLL               0       3.6     11.9     21.2      7.8       0       9.7      9.6     11.6      5.7
         CHICOT               7.5     13.8     16.8       0      10.9     14.0     15.2     18.5      4.5     10.0
         CLARK               19.3      7.3      6.5     17.1     17.4      3.6      3.5      7.2      6.6     14.7
         CLAY                 7.7      9.1       0      21.1      5.1      5.1     18.7     10.4      9.1     10.1
         CLEBURNE              0       9.7      5.3     15.2       0       5.1       0        0       4.5       0 
         CLEVELAND           27.8       0      12.7       0       9.1       0        0        0        0        0 
         COLUMBIA            18.8     13.2     13.0      5.7       0      15.2     12.0      3.0      5.7     12.7
         CONWAY              11.1       0        0       4.1     13.0      8.4     15.3      3.7      8.1     11.6
         CRAIGHEAD            5.7     10.2     11.3      7.7      6.6     11.4      8.3      9.8      8.1      4.5
         CRAWFORD             4.0     14.2      8.3      7.3      7.5      4.2      5.9     10.6      5.2      8.0
         CRITTENDEN          13.9     19.7     17.1     17.5     14.9     13.8     16.7     11.4      8.9     13.9
         CROSS                9.6      9.6     15.9     19.9     14.7     17.8     17.7     10.9      3.5     33.0
         DALLAS              15.3     14.0       0        0        0      26.3      7.3     32.5     16.9      8.8
         DESHA               13.1     17.9     10.9      7.8      7.9      8.1      3.9      8.0      8.4     24.0
         DREW                17.6     25.0     12.3      4.1     19.7     11.8      4.1     14.4     11.6      7.8
         FAULKNER            15.4      7.4      4.5      7.8      6.4      8.7      6.7      7.5      3.4      5.1
         FRANKLIN             9.9      9.8     13.8       0       9.8      9.6      3.8      4.5      8.1     10.1
         FULTON               8.1     21.5      8.0       0        0      16.7       0       7.8       0        0 
         GARLAND              6.5     12.1      6.5     11.0      6.5      7.4     10.2      3.9      8.0      5.7
         GRANT                 0        0      23.1     10.5     20.5     11.0       0      16.5     10.1     10.5
         GREENE               6.9      6.8     18.7     12.4      6.6      4.4      8.6     12.9     11.0     15.0
         HEMPSTEAD            3.0     11.7      3.1     10.0     24.8      3.1     12.6     14.4     11.9      5.9
         HOT SPRING           9.4     10.8     12.6     15.5     15.1     10.6     12.3      8.1      2.8       0 
         HOWARD              14.6       0      21.3     10.9      6.1      9.3      4.9      9.4      5.4      9.5
         INDEPENDENCE        10.5     10.5      4.8     14.1     14.3      5.1     11.4      2.4      2.2     12.0
         IZARD                 0        0       7.4     27.3     28.4      7.6       0        0      40.3       0 
         JACKSON              7.6     16.6      9.3      3.8       0       9.9       0       9.2     21.7       0 
         JEFFERSON            9.6      8.4     10.9      8.9     10.1     11.1     12.9     13.9     12.8     12.1
         JOHNSON              3.6       0      11.2     23.5      4.0      4.0      7.6      9.5       0      13.1
         LAFAYETTE            6.6      7.2      7.5       0      22.1      9.7     25.4       0        0        0 
         LAWRENCE            18.5      3.8      5.2     13.0      7.9      4.4     12.8     19.5      8.9     13.2
         LEE                  7.5     12.3     26.9      5.1     12.1      6.6     11.5     19.4     11.5     12.7
         LINCOLN              6.2       0        0        0      11.8      6.8      7.2      6.0     11.6     13.6
         LITTLE RIVER          0      22.1     12.0     10.8     17.5      6.1      9.5      5.4      5.6      6.3
         LOGAN                3.5       0      14.3     12.1      3.7      7.4     10.5       0       3.0      3.3
         LONOKE              11.1     11.0      1.8     15.4     15.2      9.2     12.2      9.1     10.3      7.1
         MADISON              6.5     18.4     16.4     10.9     16.9     33.8     18.3       0        0      15.6
         MARION               6.2       0      14.2     22.1      8.0      6.1     20.3      8.0       0        0 
         MILLER               9.8      7.8     12.1     12.6      7.0     16.7     10.0      6.8     10.1      8.4
         MISSISSIPPI         13.5     11.6     19.0     11.6     15.3     11.5      7.4     11.8      9.8      6.5
         MONROE               5.0       0      24.9      5.7     18.4     16.7      7.1      6.4     18.9     15.3
         MONTGOMERY            0        0        0      12.0       0      12.0       0        0       9.5       0 
         NEVADA                0        0      22.4      9.5       0      16.9     25.0     15.5      8.2      7.0
         NEWTON                0        0      37.0       0        0      10.4     13.3     10.3      9.4       0 
         OUACHITA             3.8     18.6     17.9     13.9      7.3      2.6     26.7     11.0     26.3     21.3
         PERRY               10.4     14.5      9.6       0        0        0        0      27.0       0       7.4
         PHILLIPS            13.6     12.2      8.9     17.6      3.6     11.2     12.3     15.5     14.1     11.1
         PIKE                 8.3      9.3     15.6     15.6      7.1      6.5       0       6.6      7.1     13.5
         POINSETT            20.7     12.8     24.0      3.0     15.1      5.6      5.7      8.7     14.0      5.6
         POLK                11.5      8.9     16.2      7.8      3.9     11.6     14.5       0       6.7     21.1
         POPE                 8.2      5.5      7.1      4.5      8.6      7.0      8.1      6.6      8.3      5.3
         PRAIRIE              7.3       0       8.7       0      32.3     17.1     22.4      8.8     29.4      9.2
         PULASKI             10.3     10.9     12.4      9.8      8.4     10.1      9.4     10.2     12.2      9.3
         RANDOLPH            10.0      8.7       0       5.0      5.3       0      10.0      8.7     14.2     10.0
         ST FRANCIS           9.1      9.8     15.5     13.8     10.5     11.9      9.5      7.7      6.2      8.5
         SALINE               3.3      3.6      5.9      6.0     16.1      4.6      6.4      5.1      4.1      7.7
         SCOTT               13.0      7.8       0       7.2       0       9.2      6.5     24.0      7.5     11.7
         SEARCY                0      15.6     11.9       0        0      13.2     20.2       0      22.5     11.9
         SEBASTIAN            5.6      9.9      4.3      9.6      5.5      4.7      7.3      8.5      5.8      9.9
         SEVIER               5.0      9.2     17.3      4.0      9.3      4.4      9.3      8.1     10.9      4.0
         SHARP               15.0     34.2     12.6     17.3      6.8     11.4       0      18.5       0      21.6
         STONE                8.5       0        0       8.8      9.7      8.3      8.8       0      15.0       0 
         UNION                9.5     15.7     10.3      5.9      6.0      9.8      9.0      6.6      6.2     13.6
         VAN BUREN           13.0     14.3     13.2     18.8     22.6     39.5       0      13.1      6.9     19.2
         WASHINGTON           8.3     13.4      7.1      8.1      7.3      8.0      8.1      8.5      9.2      4.8
         WHITE                2.5      5.1      6.6      7.8     12.2     10.8      8.2      6.0     15.7     12.6
         WOODRUFF             6.9      6.8       0        0        0      26.5      7.9      7.9       0        0 
         YELL                  0       3.8     15.0      7.9      6.7      7.1       0       3.8     10.1      6.8
         UNKNOWN               0        0        0        0        0        0        0        0        0        0 


         NOTE:  RATE PER 1,000 LIVE BIRTHS

         SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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