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                           INFANT MORTALITY RATES BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE:  ARKANSAS 1987  - 1996


                             1987     1988     1989     1990     1991     1992     1993     1994     1995     1996

         STATE TOTAL         10.4     10.9     10.1      9.3     10.4     10.4     10.0      9.4      9.0      9.3

         ARKANSAS             7.2     19.5     11.6      6.8      9.8      3.5     10.3     10.6      3.8     10.0
         ASHLEY              13.8     13.3     11.2      9.9     15.5      8.3     11.7     14.5      9.4      2.8
         BAXTER               3.3      6.9     13.9     19.9      6.6     11.2     23.3     11.9      3.2       0 
         BENTON              16.4     10.7      3.8     11.1     11.7      7.1      9.5      8.4      6.6     13.8
         BOONE               16.6     10.2      5.1     20.3      7.8      2.6     19.0      7.0      9.8      4.7
         BRADLEY              6.4     13.5       0      16.3     31.3     30.5       0       7.1     15.4       0 
         CALHOUN               0      27.8     67.8       0        0        0        0      17.9       0        0 
         CARROLL             14.7      7.5     14.7       0       3.6     11.9     21.2      7.8       0       9.7
         CHICOT              19.8     18.1      7.2      7.5     13.8     16.8       0      10.9     14.0     15.2
         CLARK               18.7     13.7       0      19.3      7.3      6.5     17.1     17.4      3.6      3.5
         CLAY                 9.0     13.9     10.0      7.7      9.1       0      21.1      5.1      5.1     18.7
         CLEBURNE            16.5      5.8       0        0       9.7      5.3     15.2       0       5.1       0 
         CLEVELAND             0        0        0      27.8       0      12.7       0       9.1       0        0 
         COLUMBIA            23.5      8.7     12.9     18.8     13.2     13.0      5.7       0      15.2     12.0
         CONWAY               3.5     13.3      3.9     11.1       0        0       4.1     13.0      8.4     15.3
         CRAIGHEAD            5.5      6.3     11.8      5.7     10.2     11.3      7.7      6.6     11.4      8.3
         CRAWFORD             6.2     10.3      6.0      4.0     14.2      8.3      7.3      7.5      4.2      5.9
         CRITTENDEN          16.8     23.7     25.9     13.9     19.7     17.1     17.5     14.9     13.8     16.7
         CROSS                6.6     22.7     11.5      9.6      9.6     15.9     19.9     14.7     17.8     17.7
         DALLAS                0        0       6.2     15.3     14.0       0        0        0      26.3      7.3
         DESHA               17.2     20.5      3.2     13.1     17.9     10.9      7.8      7.9      8.1      3.9
         DREW                 4.3     24.9     19.2     17.6     25.0     12.3      4.1     19.7     11.8      4.1
         FAULKNER            12.4     11.2      8.7     15.4      7.4      4.5      7.8      6.4      8.7      6.7
         FRANKLIN             4.6      9.5      4.9      9.9      9.8     13.8       0       9.8      9.6      3.8
         FULTON               9.0      9.5     10.0      8.1     21.5      8.0       0        0      16.7       0 
         GARLAND              8.6      9.3      5.4      6.5     12.1      6.5     11.0      6.5      7.4     10.2
         GRANT               14.9      5.7     22.5       0        0      23.1     10.5     20.5     11.0       0 
         GREENE              14.3     18.1      6.9      6.9      6.8     18.7     12.4      6.6      4.4      8.6
         HEMPSTEAD            9.0      6.4       0       3.0     11.7      3.1     10.0     24.8      3.1     12.6
         HOT SPRING           5.9      6.3      8.9      9.4     10.8     12.6     15.5     15.1     10.6     12.3
         HOWARD               4.7     10.0     10.3     14.6       0      21.3     10.9      6.1      9.3      4.9
         INDEPENDENCE         7.4      6.9      4.6     10.5     10.5      4.8     14.1     14.3      5.1     11.4
         IZARD                9.5      9.4       0        0        0       7.4     27.3     28.4      7.6       0 
         JACKSON             21.3      4.3      3.9      7.6     16.6      9.3      3.8       0       9.9       0 
         JEFFERSON            9.3     12.3     11.3      9.6      8.4     10.9      8.9     10.1     11.1     12.9
         JOHNSON             17.2     12.7     12.2      3.6       0      11.2     23.5      4.0      4.0      7.6
         LAFAYETTE             0        0      31.0      6.6      7.2      7.5       0      22.1      9.7     25.4
         LAWRENCE             4.3      9.1      4.0     18.5      3.8      5.2     13.0      7.9      4.4     12.8
         LEE                 12.8     17.5     27.6      7.5     12.3     26.9      5.1     12.1      6.6     11.5
         LINCOLN               0      22.5      5.7      6.2       0        0        0      11.8      6.8      7.2
         LITTLE RIVER          0        0        0        0      22.1     12.0     10.8     17.5      6.1      9.5
         LOGAN                 0      27.8     14.2      3.5       0      14.3     12.1      3.7      7.4     10.5
         LONOKE              18.8     13.8      9.9     11.1     11.0      1.8     15.4     15.2      9.2     12.2
         MADISON             11.0     13.4      6.4      6.5     18.4     16.4     10.9     16.9     33.8     18.3
         MARION               7.7     30.5     22.9      6.2       0      14.2     22.1      8.0      6.1     20.3
         MILLER               6.5      7.7      8.0      9.8      7.8     12.1     12.6      7.0     16.7     10.0
         MISSISSIPPI          7.8     10.2     12.7     13.5     11.6     19.0     11.6     15.3     11.5      7.4
         MONROE               9.7      9.6     10.4      5.0       0      24.9      5.7     18.4     16.7      7.1
         MONTGOMERY          22.0     20.4     11.0       0        0        0      12.0       0      12.0       0 
         NEVADA               8.3       0       7.7       0        0      22.4      9.5       0      16.9     25.0
         NEWTON              11.2      7.8       0        0        0      37.0       0        0      10.4     13.3
         OUACHITA             3.7     15.0     13.1      3.8     18.6     17.9     13.9      7.3      2.6     26.7
         PERRY                9.7       0      18.7     10.4     14.5      9.6       0        0        0        0 
         PHILLIPS            18.0     10.5     11.9     13.6     12.2      8.9     17.6      3.6     11.2     12.3
         PIKE                14.6       0       7.6      8.3      9.3     15.6     15.6      7.1      6.5       0 
         POINSETT            10.8     24.5      4.9     20.7     12.8     24.0      3.0     15.1      5.6      5.7
         POLK                 4.6      4.8      7.7     11.5      8.9     16.2      7.8      3.9     11.6     14.5
         POPE                 7.5      9.9      5.5      8.2      5.5      7.1      4.5      8.6      7.0      8.1
         PRAIRIE             16.7       0       9.7      7.3       0       8.7       0      32.3     17.1     22.4
         PULASKI             11.6     10.9     10.9     10.3     10.9     12.4      9.8      8.4     10.1      9.4
         RANDOLPH             5.2      4.7     29.6     10.0      8.7       0       5.0      5.3       0      10.0
         ST FRANCIS          11.4      8.1     17.5      9.1      9.8     15.5     13.8     10.5     11.9      9.5
         SALINE               8.9      6.1      8.8      3.3      3.6      5.9      6.0     16.1      4.6      6.4
         SCOTT                6.8       0       7.3     13.0      7.8       0       7.2       0       9.2      6.5
         SEARCY              10.1     11.5       0        0      15.6     11.9       0        0      13.2     20.2
         SEBASTIAN           12.2      6.4      8.4      5.6      9.9      4.3      9.6      5.5      4.7      7.3
         SEVIER              17.8     13.1     10.6      5.0      9.2     17.3      4.0      9.3      4.4      9.3
         SHARP                 0       7.0      7.8     15.0     34.2     12.6     17.3      6.8     11.4       0 
         STONE                 0       9.3       0       8.5       0        0       8.8      9.7      8.3      8.8
         UNION               12.7     14.5     14.6      9.5     15.7     10.3      5.9      6.0      9.8      9.0
         VAN BUREN             0       7.3     14.3     13.0     14.3     13.2     18.8     22.6     39.5       0 
         WASHINGTON           8.5      9.8      7.7      8.3     13.4      7.1      8.1      7.3      8.0      8.1
         WHITE                6.8      5.4     11.7      2.5      5.1      6.6      7.8     12.2     10.8      8.2
         WOODRUFF             7.3      6.7      7.0      6.9      6.8       0        0        0      26.5      7.9
         YELL                 7.5      3.6     13.2       0       3.8     15.0      7.9      6.7      7.1       0 
         UNKNOWN               0        0        0        0        0        0        0        0        0        0 


         NOTE:  RATE PER 1,000 LIVE BIRTHS

         SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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