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                                MARRIAGES BY STATE, TERRITORY, OR COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE
                                                  OF BRIDE AND GROOM
                                               ARKANSAS OCCURRENCES 1996


                                                     BRIDE                            GROOM
                                                NUMBER    PERCENT                NUMBER   PERCENT

                        TOTAL                   39,143     100.0                 39,143    100.0

                        ALABAMA                     25       0.1                     36      0.1
                        ALASKA                       4       0.0                      9      0.0
                        ARIZONA                     13       0.0                     14      0.0
                        ARKANSAS                28,263      72.2                 27,816     71.1
                        CALIFORNIA                  80       0.2                    106      0.3
                        COLORADO                    26       0.1                     39      0.1
                        CONNECTICUT                  3       0.0                      3      0.0
                        DELAWARE                     1       0.0                      1      0.0
                        DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA         4       0.0                      3      0.0
                        FLORIDA                     52       0.1                     78      0.2
                        GEORGIA                     44       0.1                     53      0.1
                        HAWAII                       0       0.0                      2      0.0
                        IDAHO                        2       0.0                      5      0.0
                        ILLINOIS                   116       0.3                    143      0.4
                        INDIANA                     46       0.1                     50      0.1
                        IOWA                        52       0.1                     53      0.1
                        KANSAS                     307       0.8                    318      0.8
                        KENTUCKY                    19       0.0                     28      0.1
                        LOUISIANA                  733       1.9                    750      1.9
                        MAINE                        1       0.0                      2      0.0
                        MARYLAND                     6       0.0                      9      0.0
                        MASSACHUSETTS                3       0.0                      8      0.0
                        MICHIGAN                    44       0.1                     53      0.1
                        MINNESOTA                   16       0.0                     15      0.0
                        MISSISSIPPI                803       2.1                    812      2.1
                        MISSOURI                 2,167       5.5                  2,137      5.5
                        MONTANA                      1       0.0                      4      0.0
                        NEBRASKA                    27       0.1                     31      0.1
                        NEVADA                       5       0.0                      7      0.0
                        NEW HAMPSHIRE                2       0.0                      1      0.0
                        NEW JERSEY                   6       0.0                      9      0.0
                        NEW MEXICO                  12       0.0                     22      0.1
                        NEW YORK                     8       0.0                     17      0.0
                        NORTH CAROLINA              22       0.1                     35      0.1
                        NORTH DAKOTA                 2       0.0                      4      0.0
                        OHIO                        30       0.1                     35      0.1
                        OKLAHOMA                 4,603      11.8                  4,607     11.8
                        OREGON                       4       0.0                      3      0.0
                        PENNSYLVANIA                11       0.0                     18      0.0
                        RHODE ISLAND                 2       0.0                      2      0.0
                        SOUTH CAROLINA               9       0.0                     16      0.0
                        SOUTH DAKOTA                 2       0.0                      0      0.0
                        TENNESSEE                  337       0.9                    410      1.0
                        TEXAS                    1,132       2.9                  1,250      3.2
                        UTAH                         4       0.0                      5      0.0
                        VERMONT                      2       0.0                      2      0.0
                        VIRGINIA                    20       0.1                     38      0.1
                        WASHINGTON                  10       0.0                     22      0.1
                        WEST VIRGINIA                4       0.0                      2      0.0
                        WISCONSIN                   33       0.1                     35      0.1
                        WYOMING                      2       0.0                      6      0.0
                        PUERTO RICO                  0       0.0                      0      0.0
                        VIRGIN ISLAND                0       0.0                      0      0.0
                        GUAM                         0       0.0                      0      0.0
                        CANADA                       1       0.0                      2      0.0
                        CUBA                         0       0.0                      0      0.0
                        MEXICO                       0       0.0                      0      0.0
                        REMAINDER OF WORLD          22       0.1                     17      0.0
                        UNKNOWN                      0       0.0                      0      0.0


                        SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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