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                   FETAL DEATHS (>=20 WEEKS AND/OR >=350 GRAMS) BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND RACE OF MOTHER
                                                       ARKANSAS 1996


                                            TOTAL     RATE        WHITE     RATE        BLACK     RATE

                     STATE TOTAL              293      8.0          189      6.8          102     12.8

                     ARKANSAS                   1      3.3            0       -             1      9.7
                     ASHLEY                     4     11.1            2      8.2            2     17.5
                     BAXTER                     2      5.4            2      5.5            0       - 
                     BENTON                    14      7.1           13      7.1            1    142.9
                     BOONE                      3      6.9            3      7.0            0       - 
                     BRADLEY                    1      7.1            0       -             1     18.9
                     CALHOUN                    0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     CARROLL                    1      3.2            1      3.3            0       - 
                     CHICOT                     4     19.8            2     23.8            2     17.4
                     CLARK                      4     13.7            4     20.2            0       - 
                     CLAY                       0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     CLEBURNE                   1      4.7            1      4.8            0       - 
                     CLEVELAND                  2     19.2            2     23.0            0       - 
                     COLUMBIA                   1      3.0            1      6.2            0       - 
                     CONWAY                     0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     CRAIGHEAD                  8      7.3            7      7.2            1      8.5
                     CRAWFORD                   4      5.8            3      4.6            0       - 
                     CRITTENDEN                14     16.5            3      9.7           11     20.4
                     CROSS                      3     10.5            2     11.2            1      9.5
                     DALLAS                     1      7.2            1     16.4            0       - 
                     DESHA                      3     11.6            1      8.6            2     14.2
                     DREW                       5     19.9            2     11.3            3     42.9
                     FAULKNER                   4      3.8            3      3.2            1      9.3
                     FRANKLIN                   2      7.5            2      7.5            0       - 
                     FULTON                     1      8.4            1      8.5            0       - 
                     GARLAND                    7      7.1            5      5.8            2     18.2
                     GRANT                      3     14.7            2     10.1            1    200.0
                     GREENE                     3      6.4            3      6.5            0       - 
                     HEMPSTEAD                  4     12.5            1      4.9            3     25.9
                     HOT SPRING                 4      9.8            3      8.8            1     15.2
                     HOWARD                     1      4.9            1      6.5            0       - 
                     INDEPENDENCE               0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     IZARD                      1      7.7            1      7.7            0       - 
                     JACKSON                    3     11.5            3     14.8            0       - 
                     JEFFERSON                 12      9.0            8     16.2            4      4.8
                     JOHNSON                    6     22.3            6     22.9            0       - 
                     LAFAYETTE                  1      8.4            1     17.9            0       - 
                     LAWRENCE                   1      4.2            1      4.3            0       - 
                     LEE                        3     16.9            0       -             3     24.0
                     LINCOLN                    0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     LITTLE RIVER               3     14.0            3     20.0            0       - 
                     LOGAN                      3     10.4            3     10.5            0       - 
                     LONOKE                     2      3.0            2      3.4            0       - 
                     MADISON                    3     18.0            3     18.5            0       - 
                     MARION                     1      6.7            1      6.8            0       - 
                     MILLER                     6      9.9            2      4.8            4     22.0
                     MISSISSIPPI                9      9.5            4      7.8            4      9.4
                     MONROE                     3     21.0            1     16.1            2     25.6
                     MONTGOMERY                 0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     NEVADA                     1      8.3            1     12.5            0       - 
                     NEWTON                     0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     OUACHITA                   6     15.7            3     15.1            3     16.7
                     PERRY                      2     16.5            1      8.5            1    333.3
                     PHILLIPS                   4      7.0            0       -             4      9.7
                     PIKE                       2     12.6            1      6.9            1    100.0
                     POINSETT                   3      8.5            3      9.6            0       - 
                     POLK                       1      3.6            1      3.7            0       - 
                     POPE                       7      9.3            6      8.5            1     35.7
                     PRAIRIE                    0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     PULASKI                   47      8.2           17      5.0           30     13.8
                     RANDOLPH                   0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     ST FRANCIS                 6     11.3            1      4.5            5     16.4
                     SALINE                     6      6.3            6      6.6            0       - 
                     SCOTT                      0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     SEARCY                     1     10.0            1     10.1            0       - 
                     SEBASTIAN                 10      6.0            8      5.6            2     16.1
                     SEVIER                     2      9.2            2      9.9            0       - 
                     SHARP                      2     11.5            2     11.6            0       - 
                     STONE                      1      8.8            1      8.9            0       - 
                     UNION                      8     11.9            3      7.5            5     18.5
                     VAN BUREN                  3     16.8            3     17.1            0       - 
                     WASHINGTON                12      5.3           12      5.8            0       - 
                     WHITE                      6      7.0            6      7.4            0       - 
                     WOODRUFF                   1      7.9            1     13.2            0       - 
                     YELL                       0       -             0       -             0       - 

                     NOTE:  TOTAL INCLUDES 2 OTHER/UNKNOWN RACE
                            RATE PER 1,000 LIVE BIRTHS + FETAL DEATHS.  RATES FOR WHITE AND BLACK ARE RACE-SPECIFIC.
                            FETAL DEATH WAS REDEFINED IN JULY, 1995, FROM 500 GRAMS OR MORE TO 350 GRAMS OR MORE.


                     SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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