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                                           DEATHS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE, RACE, AND SEX
                                                       ARKANSAS 1996

                                            CRUDE                   WHITE                      BLACK
                                    TOTAL   DEATH
                                   DEATHS    RATE           TOTAL    MALE  FEMALE       TOTAL   MALE  FEMALE

              STATE TOTAL          26,526    11.0          22,563  11,562  11,001       3,889  2,030   1,859

              ARKANSAS                249    12.2             206     106     100          43     25      18
              ASHLEY                  272    11.7             196     108      88          76     38      38
              BAXTER                  598    17.6             597     325     272           0      0       0
              BENTON                1,139    10.3           1,125     555     570           3      3       0
              BOONE                   347    11.8             347     166     181           0      0       0
              BRADLEY                 183    16.7             133      67      66          50     28      22
              CALHOUN                  71    12.0              58      32      26          13      6       7
              CARROLL                 237    11.7             237     134     103           0      0       0
              CHICOT                  209    14.2             104      58      46         105     50      55
              CLARK                   249    11.5             201     108      93          48     25      23
              CLAY                    252    14.8             251     131     120           1      0       1
              CLEBURNE                268    12.6             268     145     123           0      0       0
              CLEVELAND                92    11.6              77      45      32          15      6       9
              COLUMBIA                318    12.5             209     101     108         107     47      60
              CONWAY                  208    11.0             179      92      87          28     11      17
              CRAIGHEAD               670     8.9             639     316     323          30     15      15
              CRAWFORD                466    10.0             456     247     209           5      3       2
              CRITTENDEN              499     9.9             264     146     118         235    125     110
              CROSS                   220    11.9             157      81      76          63     36      27
              DALLAS                  127    13.9              88      40      48          39     19      20
              DESHA                   174    11.4             105      52      53          69     31      38
              DREW                    186    10.7             148      71      77          38     14      24
              FAULKNER                530     7.2             491     264     227          38     20      18
              FRANKLIN                201    13.4             201     113      88           0      0       0
              FULTON                  121    12.0             121      69      52           0      0       0
              GARLAND               1,146    15.3           1,059     548     511          82     43      39
              GRANT                   125     8.5             119      59      60           6      4       2
              GREENE                  356    10.9             355     168     187           0      0       0
              HEMPSTEAD               257    12.5             191      95      96          64     33      31
              HOT SPRING              313    12.2             273     132     141          37     23      14
              HOWARD                  183    13.5             159      81      78          24     13      11
              INDEPENDENCE            358    11.3             355     173     182           3      1       2
              IZARD                   201    17.2             200     110      90           0      0       0
              JACKSON                 232    13.2             203      95     108          29     15      14
              JEFFERSON               943    11.3             559     287     272         383    190     193
              JOHNSON                 244    13.0             241     126     115           3      2       1
              LAFAYETTE               125    13.2              76      41      35          48     30      18
              LAWRENCE                218    13.0             217     111     106           1      0       1
              LEE                     155    13.0              61      30      31          93     44      49
              LINCOLN                 116     8.4              87      45      42          29     14      15
              LITTLE RIVER            159    11.3             125      70      55          34     16      18
              LOGAN                   241    11.6             239     119     120           2      2       0
              LONOKE                  396     9.2             354     187     167          41     22      19
              MADISON                 138    11.8             138      77      61           0      0       0
              MARION                  164    13.3             164      92      72           0      0       0
              MILLER                  364     9.4             293     152     141          69     36      33
              MISSISSIPPI             588    10.5             426     233     193         162     92      70
              MONROE                  130    12.9              76      35      41          52     25      27
              MONTGOMERY              102    12.9             102      68      34           0      0       0
              NEVADA                  133    13.7              95      50      45          38     26      12
              NEWTON                   70     9.3              69      34      35           1      1       0
              OUACHITA                407    13.4             277     139     138         130     60      70
              PERRY                   120    14.2             116      55      61           4      1       3
              PHILLIPS                393    15.2             188      94      94         205    110      95
              PIKE                    138    14.0             136      70      66           2      2       0
              POINSETT                294    12.6             278     144     134          16      7       9
              POLK                    243    14.0             241     134     107           1      1       0
              POPE                    455     9.0             442     236     206          11      0      11
              PRAIRIE                 104    11.3              94      53      41          10      6       4
              PULASKI               3,171     9.0           2,304   1,117   1,187         859    465     394
              RANDOLPH                207    12.6             207     104     103           0      0       0
              ST FRANCIS              305    11.2             155      78      77         150     79      71
              SALINE                  633     8.7             619     298     321          12      6       6
              SCOTT                   121    11.3             120      74      46           0      0       0
              SEARCY                  112    15.4             111      65      46           0      0       0
              SEBASTIAN             1,075    10.6           1,017     494     523          52     25      27
              SEVIER                  192    14.2             179      92      87          12     10       2
              SHARP                   247    18.0             247     126     121           0      0       0
              STONE                   134    13.0             133      72      61           0      0       0
              UNION                   553    12.2             405     184     221         148     78      70
              VAN BUREN               222    15.5             219     122      97           2      1       1
              WASHINGTON            1,052     8.4           1,032     525     507          12      8       4
              WHITE                   662    11.4             641     342     299          21     17       4
              WOODRUFF                110    12.6              78      32      46          32     19      13
              YELL                    233    12.7             230     122     108           3      1       2


              NOTE:  TOTAL INCLUDES 74 OTHER/UNKNOWN RACE
                     RATE PER 1,000 POPULATION

              SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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