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                     DIVORCES AND ANNULMENTS BY COUNTY OF OCCURRENCE AND NUMBER OF CHILDREN AFFECTED
                                                       ARKANSAS 1996

                                                                            NUMBER OF CHILDREN AFFECTED
                                        TOTAL DIVORCES
                                        AND ANNULMENTS  RATE               NONE     ONE     TWO   THREE+

                  STATE TOTAL               16,908       7.0              8,901   4,269   2,757     961

                  ARKANSAS                     139       6.8                 74      42      15       7
                  ASHLEY                       188       8.1                 84      49      42      11
                  BAXTER                       253       7.5                152      48      42      11
                  BENTON                       810       7.3                437     186     141      44
                  BOONE                        229       7.8                122      62      28      16
                  BRADLEY                       86       7.9                 41      24      17       4
                  CALHOUN                       23       3.9                 10       9       3       1
                  CARROLL                      151       7.4                 77      41      22      11
                  CHICOT                        68       4.6                 28      26       8       6
                  CLARK                        129       6.0                 59      35      29       6
                  CLAY                          83       4.9                 43      17      17       6
                  CLEBURNE                     177       8.3                 94      47      27       9
                  CLEVELAND                     44       5.6                 23      10      11       0
                  COLUMBIA                     134       5.3                 78      34      17       5
                  CONWAY                       121       6.4                 58      35      23       5
                  CRAIGHEAD                    574       7.7                301     149      92      32
                  CRAWFORD                     394       8.5                199     101      64      30
                  CRITTENDEN                   327       6.5                162      86      60      19
                  CROSS                        130       7.0                 69      35      19       7
                  DALLAS                        46       5.0                 20       9      14       3
                  DESHA                         16       1.0                  8       4       2       2
                  DREW                         141       8.1                 76      38      22       5
                  FAULKNER                     548       7.4                289     133      97      29
                  FRANKLIN                     116       7.8                 62      31      19       4
                  FULTON                        66       6.5                 30      21      12       3
                  GARLAND                      669       8.9                387     156      93      31
                  GRANT                        114       7.7                 55      39      16       4
                  GREENE                       283       8.7                143      76      50      14
                  HEMPSTEAD                    135       6.6                 80      25      18      10
                  HOT SPRING                   183       7.1                103      51      24       5
                  HOWARD                        94       6.9                 49      26      15       4
                  INDEPENDENCE                 273       8.6                135      85      42      11
                  IZARD                         88       7.5                 55      11      16       6
                  JACKSON                      108       6.1                 57      27      17       7
                  JEFFERSON                    549       6.6                297     143      79      30
                  JOHNSON                      152       8.1                 68      44      30       9
                  LAFAYETTE                     40       4.2                 22      10       7       1
                  LAWRENCE                     106       6.3                 54      27      17       8
                  LEE                           60       5.0                 31      15      10       4
                  LINCOLN                       89       6.4                 56      18      12       3
                  LITTLE RIVER                 102       7.2                 43      39      18       2
                  LOGAN                        146       7.0                 74      43      20       9
                  LONOKE                       328       7.6                159      77      70      22
                  MADISON                      103       8.8                 59      17      17      10
                  MARION                        94       7.6                 45      30      14       5
                  MILLER                       252       6.5                134      57      46      15
                  MISSISSIPPI                  350       6.3                169      87      65      29
                  MONROE                        53       5.3                 20      13      10       6
                  MONTGOMERY                    38       4.8                 23      12       3       0
                  NEVADA                        77       7.9                 36      18      16       7
                  NEWTON                        53       7.1                 28      13       9       3
                  OUACHITA                     206       6.8                116      43      37      10
                  PERRY                         60       7.1                 33      11      13       3
                  PHILLIPS                     176       6.8                 89      47      25      15
                  PIKE                          51       5.2                 24      15       8       4
                  POINSETT                     175       7.5                 84      49      37       5
                  POLK                         161       9.2                 82      38      32       9
                  POPE                         414       8.2                206     110      71      26
                  PRAIRIE                       58       6.3                 33      10      12       3
                  PULASKI                    1,797       5.1              1,046     427     239      84
                  RANDOLPH                     133       8.1                 70      31      27       5
                  ST FRANCIS                   167       6.1                 76      51      26      14
                  SALINE                       606       8.4                311     156     102      37
                  SCOTT                         89       8.3                 58      20      10       1
                  SEARCY                        22       3.0                 11       7       3       1
                  SEBASTIAN                    799       7.9                421     210     113      54
                  SEVIER                       122       9.0                 54      34      23      11
                  SHARP                        108       7.9                 54      29      16       9
                  STONE                         75       7.3                 41      20      10       4
                  UNION                        350       7.7                200      87      45      17
                  VAN BUREN                    104       7.3                 57      23      15       9
                  WASHINGTON                 1,019       8.1                523     243     191      61
                  WHITE                        472       8.2                225     125      89      33
                  WOODRUFF                      55       6.3                 24       9      14       8
                  YELL                         157       8.6                 85      43      22       7


                  NOTE:  TOTAL INCLUDES 20 WITH UNKNOWN NUMBER OF CHILDREN AFFECTED
                         RATE PER 1,000 POPULATION

                  SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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