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                         INFANT (<1 YEAR) MORTALITY RATES BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE FOR FIVE YEAR PERIOD
                                                      ARKANSAS 1992-1996

                                                1992-1996            1992-1996          RATE PER 1,000
                                               LIVE BIRTHS         INFANT DEATHS          LIVE BIRTHS

                         STATE TOTAL             175,389               1,685                   9.6

                         ARKANSAS                  1,418                  11                   7.8
                         ASHLEY                    1,722                  16                   9.3
                         BAXTER                    1,576                  15                   9.5
                         BENTON                    8,539                  79                   9.3
                         BOONE                     2,077                  18                   8.7
                         BRADLEY                     722                   8                  11.1
                         CALHOUN                     316                   1                   3.2
                         CARROLL                   1,403                  14                  10.0
                         CHICOT                    1,063                  12                  11.3
                         CLARK                     1,395                  13                   9.3
                         CLAY                      1,034                  10                   9.7
                         CLEBURNE                  1,002                   5                   5.0
                         CLEVELAND                   468                   2                   4.3
                         COLUMBIA                  1,731                  16                   9.2
                         CONWAY                    1,247                  10                   8.0
                         CRAIGHEAD                 5,229                  47                   9.0
                         CRAWFORD                  3,359                  22                   6.5
                         CRITTENDEN                4,438                  71                  16.0
                         CROSS                     1,452                  25                  17.2
                         DALLAS                      590                   4                   6.8
                         DESHA                     1,285                  10                   7.8
                         DREW                      1,243                  13                  10.5
                         FAULKNER                  4,797                  33                   6.9
                         FRANKLIN                  1,109                   8                   7.2
                         FULTON                      598                   3                   5.0
                         GARLAND                   4,682                  39                   8.3
                         GRANT                       940                  12                  12.8
                         GREENE                    2,202                  22                  10.0
                         HEMPSTEAD                 1,592                  17                  10.7
                         HOT SPRING                1,753                  23                  13.1
                         HOWARD                      954                  10                  10.5
                         INDEPENDENCE              2,092                  21                  10.0
                         IZARD                       647                   9                  13.9
                         JACKSON                   1,169                   5                   4.3
                         JEFFERSON                 6,584                  71                  10.8
                         JOHNSON                   1,289                  13                  10.1
                         LAFAYETTE                   608                   8                  13.2
                         LAWRENCE                  1,138                  10                   8.8
                         LEE                         911                  12                  13.2
                         LINCOLN                     793                   4                   5.0
                         LITTLE RIVER                898                  10                  11.1
                         LOGAN                     1,351                  13                   9.6
                         LONOKE                    3,024                  33                  10.9
                         MADISON                     855                  16                  18.7
                         MARION                      715                  10                  14.0
                         MILLER                    2,818                  33                  11.7
                         MISSISSIPPI               4,590                  60                  13.1
                         MONROE                      860                  13                  15.1
                         MONTGOMERY                  429                   2                   4.7
                         NEVADA                      581                   9                  15.5
                         NEWTON                      428                   5                  11.7
                         OUACHITA                  2,053                  28                  13.6
                         PERRY                       573                   1                   1.7
                         PHILLIPS                  2,785                  30                  10.8
                         PIKE                        709                   6                   8.5
                         POINSETT                  1,742                  19                  10.9
                         POLK                      1,290                  14                  10.9
                         POPE                      3,520                  25                   7.1
                         PRAIRIE                     581                  10                  17.2
                         PULASKI                  28,491                 286                  10.0
                         RANDOLPH                  1,004                   4                   4.0
                         ST FRANCIS                2,527                  31                  12.3
                         SALINE                    4,426                  35                   7.9
                         SCOTT                       652                   3                   4.6
                         SEARCY                      401                   4                  10.0
                         SEBASTIAN                 8,181                  51                   6.2
                         SEVIER                    1,136                  10                   8.8
                         SHARP                       827                   8                   9.7
                         STONE                       555                   4                   7.2
                         UNION                     3,299                  27                   8.2
                         VAN BUREN                   773                  14                  18.1
                         WASHINGTON               10,120                  78                   7.7
                         WHITE                     4,033                  37                   9.2
                         WOODRUFF                    601                   4                   6.7
                         YELL                      1,394                  10                   7.2
                         UNKNOWN                       0                   0                    - 


                         SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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