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                                INFANT (<1 YEAR) MORTALITY BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND RACE
                                                        ARKANSAS 1996

                                            TOTAL     RATE        WHITE     RATE        BLACK     RATE

                     STATE TOTAL              337      9.3          219      7.9          113     14.3

                     ARKANSAS                   3     10.0            2     10.2            1      9.8
                     ASHLEY                     1      2.8            1      4.1            0       - 
                     BAXTER                     0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     BENTON                    27     13.8           25     13.7            0       - 
                     BOONE                      2      4.7            2      4.7            0       - 
                     BRADLEY                    0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     CALHOUN                    0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     CARROLL                    3      9.7            3     10.0            0       - 
                     CHICOT                     3     15.2            2     24.4            1      8.8
                     CLARK                      1      3.5            0       -             1     11.0
                     CLAY                       4     18.7            4     18.8            0       - 
                     CLEBURNE                   0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     CLEVELAND                  0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     COLUMBIA                   4     12.0            1      6.3            3     17.3
                     CONWAY                     4     15.3            2      9.8            2     37.0
                     CRAIGHEAD                  9      8.3            8      8.3            1      8.5
                     CRAWFORD                   4      5.9            4      6.1            0       - 
                     CRITTENDEN                14     16.7            5     16.3            9     17.1
                     CROSS                      5     17.7            1      5.6            4     38.5
                     DALLAS                     1      7.3            0       -             1     13.3
                     DESHA                      1      3.9            1      8.7            0       - 
                     DREW                       1      4.1            1      5.7            0       - 
                     FAULKNER                   7      6.7            4      4.3            3     28.0
                     FRANKLIN                   1      3.8            1      3.8            0       - 
                     FULTON                     0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     GARLAND                   10     10.2            9     10.4            1      9.3
                     GRANT                      0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     GREENE                     4      8.6            4      8.7            0       - 
                     HEMPSTEAD                  4     12.6            2      9.9            1      8.8
                     HOT SPRING                 5     12.3            5     14.8            0       - 
                     HOWARD                     1      4.9            1      6.6            0       - 
                     INDEPENDENCE               5     11.4            5     11.9            0       - 
                     IZARD                      0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     JACKSON                    0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     JEFFERSON                 17     12.9            6     12.4           11     13.4
                     JOHNSON                    2      7.6            2      7.8            0       - 
                     LAFAYETTE                  3     25.4            1     18.2            2     31.7
                     LAWRENCE                   3     12.8            3     12.9            0       - 
                     LEE                        2     11.5            1     20.0            1      8.2
                     LINCOLN                    1      7.2            1     12.7            0       - 
                     LITTLE RIVER               2      9.5            0       -             2     32.8
                     LOGAN                      3     10.5            3     10.6            0       - 
                     LONOKE                     8     12.2            5      8.4            3     52.6
                     MADISON                    3     18.3            3     18.9            0       - 
                     MARION                     3     20.3            3     20.4            0       - 
                     MILLER                     6     10.0            3      7.2            3     16.9
                     MISSISSIPPI                7      7.4            4      7.9            3      7.1
                     MONROE                     1      7.1            0       -             1     13.2
                     MONTGOMERY                 0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     NEVADA                     3     25.0            2     25.3            1     24.4
                     NEWTON                     1     13.3            1     13.3            0       - 
                     OUACHITA                  10     26.7            1      5.1            9     50.8
                     PERRY                      0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     PHILLIPS                   7     12.3            3     19.0            4      9.8
                     PIKE                       0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     POINSETT                   2      5.7            2      6.5            0       - 
                     POLK                       4     14.5            3     11.1            1       - 
                     POPE                       6      8.1            6      8.5            0       - 
                     PRAIRIE                    3     22.4            2     19.4            1     33.3
                     PULASKI                   53      9.4           23      6.8           29     13.5
                     RANDOLPH                   2     10.0            2     10.2            0       - 
                     ST FRANCIS                 5      9.5            1      4.5            4     13.4
                     SALINE                     6      6.4            5      5.5            1     43.5
                     SCOTT                      1      6.5            1      6.6            0       - 
                     SEARCY                     2     20.2            2     20.4            0       - 
                     SEBASTIAN                 12      7.3            9      6.4            3     24.6
                     SEVIER                     2      9.3            2     10.0            0       - 
                     SHARP                      0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     STONE                      1      8.8            1      9.0            0       - 
                     UNION                      6      9.0            2      5.0            4     15.1
                     VAN BUREN                  0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     WASHINGTON                18      8.1           15      7.3            2     35.7
                     WHITE                      7      8.2            7      8.7            0       - 
                     WOODRUFF                   1      7.9            1     13.3            0       - 
                     YELL                       0       -             0       -             0       - 


                     NOTE:  TOTAL INCLUDES 5 OTHER OR UNKNOWN RACE
                            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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