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                               NEONATAL (<28 DAYS) MORTALITY BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND RACE
                                                       ARKANSAS 1996

                                            TOTAL     RATE        WHITE     RATE        BLACK     RATE

                     STATE TOTAL              204      5.6          136      4.9           66      8.4

                     ARKANSAS                   2      6.6            1      5.1            1      9.8
                     ASHLEY                     1      2.8            1      4.1            0       - 
                     BAXTER                     0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     BENTON                    15      7.7           14      7.7            0       - 
                     BOONE                      2      4.7            2      4.7            0       - 
                     BRADLEY                    0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     CALHOUN                    0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     CARROLL                    2      6.5            2      6.7            0       - 
                     CHICOT                     1      5.1            1     12.2            0       - 
                     CLARK                      0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     CLAY                       2      9.3            2      9.4            0       - 
                     CLEBURNE                   0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     CLEVELAND                  0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     COLUMBIA                   1      3.0            0       -             1      5.8
                     CONWAY                     3     11.5            1      4.9            2     37.0
                     CRAIGHEAD                  2      1.8            2      2.1            0       - 
                     CRAWFORD                   3      4.4            3      4.6            0       - 
                     CRITTENDEN                 5      6.0            1      3.3            4      7.6
                     CROSS                      1      3.5            0       -             1      9.6
                     DALLAS                     1      7.3            0       -             1     13.3
                     DESHA                      1      3.9            1      8.7            0       - 
                     DREW                       0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     FAULKNER                   6      5.8            3      3.2            3     28.0
                     FRANKLIN                   1      3.8            1      3.8            0       - 
                     FULTON                     0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     GARLAND                    8      8.1            7      8.1            1      9.3
                     GRANT                      0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     GREENE                     2      4.3            2      4.3            0       - 
                     HEMPSTEAD                  1      3.2            1      5.0            0       - 
                     HOT SPRING                 4      9.9            4     11.8            0       - 
                     HOWARD                     0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     INDEPENDENCE               4      9.1            4      9.5            0       - 
                     IZARD                      0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     JACKSON                    0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     JEFFERSON                 12      9.1            4      8.2            8      9.7
                     JOHNSON                    1      3.8            1      3.9            0       - 
                     LAFAYETTE                  3     25.4            1     18.2            2     31.7
                     LAWRENCE                   2      8.5            2      8.6            0       - 
                     LEE                        2     11.5            1     20.0            1      8.2
                     LINCOLN                    1      7.2            1     12.7            0       - 
                     LITTLE RIVER               1      4.7            0       -             1     16.4
                     LOGAN                      3     10.5            3     10.6            0       - 
                     LONOKE                     4      6.1            3      5.0            1     17.5
                     MADISON                    2     12.2            2     12.6            0       - 
                     MARION                     1      6.8            1      6.8            0       - 
                     MILLER                     3      5.0            2      4.8            1      5.6
                     MISSISSIPPI                5      5.3            3      5.9            2      4.7
                     MONROE                     0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     MONTGOMERY                 0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     NEVADA                     3     25.0            2     25.3            1     24.4
                     NEWTON                     1     13.3            1     13.3            0       - 
                     OUACHITA                   4     10.7            1      5.1            3     16.9
                     PERRY                      0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     PHILLIPS                   2      3.5            0       -             2      4.9
                     PIKE                       0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     POINSETT                   1      2.9            1      3.2            0       - 
                     POLK                       3     10.9            3     11.1            0       - 
                     POPE                       4      5.4            4      5.7            0       - 
                     PRAIRIE                    2     14.9            2     19.4            0       - 
                     PULASKI                   36      6.4           15      4.4           20      9.3
                     RANDOLPH                   2     10.0            2     10.2            0       - 
                     ST FRANCIS                 3      5.7            0       -             3     10.0
                     SALINE                     4      4.3            3      3.3            1     43.5
                     SCOTT                      1      6.5            1      6.6            0       - 
                     SEARCY                     2     20.2            2     20.4            0       - 
                     SEBASTIAN                  9      5.5            6      4.2            3     24.6
                     SEVIER                     1      4.6            1      5.0            0       - 
                     SHARP                      0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     STONE                      1      8.8            1      9.0            0       - 
                     UNION                      5      7.5            2      5.0            3     11.3
                     VAN BUREN                  0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     WASHINGTON                 8      3.6            8      3.9            0       - 
                     WHITE                      3      3.5            3      3.7            0       - 
                     WOODRUFF                   1      7.9            1     13.3            0       - 
                     YELL                       0       -             0       -             0       - 


                     NOTE:  TOTAL INCLUDES 2 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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