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                         LIVE BIRTHS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE, RACE OF MOTHER AND SEX OF CHILD
                                                     ARKANSAS 1996


                                                      WHITE                     BLACK                    OTHER

                      TOTAL    RATE          BIRTHS    MALE  FEMALE     BIRTHS   MALE  FEMALE     BIRTHS   MALE  FEMALE

       STATE TOTAL   36,356    15.1          27,696  14,248  13,448      7,897  3,941   3,956        742    363     379

       ARKANSAS         301    14.7             196     105      91        102     59      43          3      3       0
       ASHLEY           355    15.3             242     132     110        112     47      65          1      0       1
       BAXTER           365    10.8             360     200     160          0      0       0          5      4       1
       BENTON         1,953    17.7           1,826     910     916          6      3       3        121     48      73
       BOONE            430    14.6             424     235     189          1      1       0          4      1       3
       BRADLEY          140    12.8              88      42      46         52     24      28          0      0       0
       CALHOUN           65    11.0              41      23      18         24      6      18          0      0       0
       CARROLL          309    15.2             299     141     158          0      0       0         10      5       5
       CHICOT           198    13.4              82      40      42        113     52      61          3      2       1
       CLARK            289    13.3             194     104      90         91     46      45          4      1       3
       CLAY             214    12.6             213     110     103          0      0       0          1      1       0
       CLEBURNE         210     9.9             206      95     111          0      0       0          3      2       1
       CLEVELAND        102    12.9              85      35      50         17      9       8          0      0       0
       COLUMBIA         333    13.1             160      90      70        173     75      98          0      0       0
       CONWAY           261    13.8             205      96     109         54     34      20          2      1       1
       CRAIGHEAD      1,089    14.5             966     481     485        117     53      64          6      4       2
       CRAWFORD         681    14.7             652     322     330          2      1       1         27     17      10
       CRITTENDEN       837    16.6             307     161     146        527    278     249          3      1       2
       CROSS            282    15.2             177      94      83        104     55      49          1      0       1
       DALLAS           137    15.0              60      32      28         75     35      40          2      1       1
       DESHA            255    16.7             115      59      56        139     67      72          1      0       1
       DREW             246    14.2             175      79      96         67     32      35          4      0       4
       FAULKNER       1,040    14.0             924     454     470        107     53      54          9      3       6
       FRANKLIN         266    17.8             263     120     143          2      0       2          1      1       0
       FULTON           118    11.7             116      62      54          0      0       0          2      2       0
       GARLAND          982    13.1             863     472     391        108     56      52         11      6       5
       GRANT            201    13.6             197     105      92          4      1       3          0      0       0
       GREENE           465    14.3             461     248     213          0      0       0          4      3       1
       HEMPSTEAD        317    15.4             202     114      88        113     61      52          2      1       1
       HOT SPRING       406    15.8             338     179     159         65     30      35          2      1       1
       HOWARD           205    15.1             152      84      68         50     24      26          1      0       1
       INDEPENDENCE     438    13.8             420     231     189         10      4       6          6      2       4
       IZARD            129    11.0             129      69      60          0      0       0          0      0       0
       JACKSON          258    14.7             200     108      92         53     25      28          5      4       1
       JEFFERSON      1,317    15.8             485     263     222        821    415     406         11      4       7
       JOHNSON          263    14.0             256     147     109          4      3       1          3      1       2
       LAFAYETTE        118    12.5              55      28      27         63     34      29          0      0       0
       LAWRENCE         235    14.0             233     124     109          2      1       1          0      0       0
       LEE              174    14.6              50      19      31        122     55      67          2      0       2
       LINCOLN          139    10.0              79      41      38         58     30      28          2      2       0
       LITTLE RIVER     211    14.9             147      68      79         61     28      33          3      1       2
       LOGAN            286    13.7             282     159     123          2      1       1          2      0       2
       LONOKE           658    15.3             595     293     302         57     30      27          5      3       2
       MADISON          164    14.1             159      73      86          0      0       0          5      1       4
       MARION           148    12.0             147      73      74          0      0       0          1      0       1
       MILLER           603    15.5             418     217     201        178     77     101          7      2       5
       MISSISSIPPI      940    16.8             507     241     266        423    201     222         10      6       4
       MONROE           140    13.9              61      27      34         76     41      35          3      1       2
       MONTGOMERY        96    12.1              93      45      48          1      0       1          1      0       1
       NEVADA           120    12.4              79      44      35         41     19      22          0      0       0
       NEWTON            75    10.0              75      32      43          0      0       0          0      0       0
       OUACHITA         375    12.3             196     105      91        177     84      93          2      1       1
       PERRY            119    14.0             117      60      57          2      2       0          0      0       0
       PHILLIPS         568    21.9             158      89      69        409    214     195          1      1       0
       PIKE             157    15.9             143      77      66          9      4       5          5      0       5
       POINSETT         348    14.9             309     152     157         39     20      19          0      0       0
       POLK             276    15.9             271     138     133          0      0       0          4      2       2
       POPE             744    14.7             703     363     340         27     14      13         10      7       3
       PRAIRIE          134    14.5             103      53      50         30     16      14          1      1       0
       PULASKI        5,667    16.1           3,396   1,770   1,626      2,147  1,078   1,069        121     68      53
       RANDOLPH         200    12.2             197     108      89          0      0       0          2      1       1
       ST FRANCIS       524    19.3             223     110     113        299    149     150          2      2       0
       SALINE           940    13.0             907     449     458         23     15       8         10      4       6
       SCOTT            153    14.3             152      75      77          0      0       0          1      0       1
       SEARCY            99    13.6              98      49      49          0      0       0          1      0       1
       SEBASTIAN      1,645    16.2           1,412     730     682        122     68      54        111     52      59
       SEVIER           216    16.0             201     117      84          6      6       0          9      3       6
       SHARP            172    12.5             171      88      83          0      0       0          1      0       1
       STONE            113    11.0             111      53      58          1      0       1          1      1       0
       UNION            665    14.6             398     215     183        265    134     131          2      1       1
       VAN BUREN        176    12.3             172      83      89          1      1       0          3      2       1
       WASHINGTON     2,233    17.8           2,053   1,049   1,004         56     30      26        122     59      63
       WHITE            849    14.7             809     430     379         32     18      14          8      4       4
       WOODRUFF         126    14.4              75      34      41         51     21      30          0      0       0
       YELL             293    16.0             262     125     137          4      1       3         26     19       7


       NOTE:  TOTAL INCLUDES 21 UNKNOWN RACE
              RATE PER 1,000 POPULATION

       SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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