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                         LIVE BIRTHS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE, RACE OF MOTHER AND SEX OF CHILD
                                                     ARKANSAS 1997


                                                      WHITE                     BLACK                    OTHER

                      TOTAL    RATE          BIRTHS    MALE  FEMALE     BIRTHS   MALE  FEMALE     BIRTHS   MALE  FEMALE

       STATE TOTAL   36,450    14.4          27,814  14,427  13,387      7,811  3,993   3,818        797    412     385

       ARKANSAS         252    12.1             161      78      83         89     49      40          2      2       0
       ASHLEY           331    13.6             214     116      98        116     55      61          1      0       1
       BAXTER           309     8.4             304     160     144          0      0       0          5      2       3
       BENTON         2,074    16.0           1,934     982     952          5      0       5        135     66      69
       BOONE            468    14.6             466     244     222          0      0       0          2      1       1
       BRADLEY          145    12.5              92      39      53         53     35      18          0      0       0
       CALHOUN           62    10.8              43      27      16         19      8      11          0      0       0
       CARROLL          313    14.0             303     148     155          1      0       1          9      8       1
       CHICOT           216    14.3              80      46      34        135     71      64          1      0       1
       CLARK            277    12.5             206     110      96         68     29      39          2      1       1
       CLAY             193    11.1             192     116      76          0      0       0          1      0       1
       CLEBURNE         232    10.3             231     126     105          0      0       0          1      0       1
       CLEVELAND         95    11.4              78      38      40         17     12       5          0      0       0
       COLUMBIA         335    13.3             183      87      96        148     80      68          4      3       1
       CONWAY           267    13.4             220     122      98         46     22      24          1      1       0
       CRAIGHEAD      1,117    14.5             990     529     461        119     58      61          8      5       3
       CRAWFORD         758    15.3             698     366     332          5      4       1         55     30      25
       CRITTENDEN       874    17.6             323     175     148        547    280     267          4      3       1
       CROSS            275    14.1             180      94      86         94     52      42          1      0       1
       DALLAS           123    13.4              64      37      27         59     30      29          0      0       0
       DESHA            250    16.4             111      56      55        138     76      62          1      0       1
       DREW             277    15.6             177      91      86         98     42      56          2      1       1
       FAULKNER       1,073    14.0             958     486     472        100     48      52         14      6       8
       FRANKLIN         221    13.4             218     118     100          0      0       0          3      1       2
       FULTON           128    11.7             125      69      56          1      1       0          2      1       1
       GARLAND        1,014    12.2             869     444     425        118     55      63         22      9      13
       GRANT            182    11.6             181      92      89          1      0       1          0      0       0
       GREENE           464    13.1             461     253     208          1      1       0          2      0       2
       HEMPSTEAD        347    15.8             230     125     105        117     63      54          0      0       0
       HOT SPRING       369    12.9             311     165     146         55     27      28          3      1       2
       HOWARD           212    15.3             160      82      78         52     27      25          0      0       0
       INDEPENDENCE     416    12.6             401     213     188          9      2       7          6      4       2
       IZARD            141    10.9             137      71      66          0      0       0          4      2       2
       JACKSON          217    12.2             163      80      83         52     29      23          2      1       1
       JEFFERSON      1,298    15.8             457     229     228        830    437     393         10      4       6
       JOHNSON          317    15.0             309     154     155          5      1       4          3      1       2
       LAFAYETTE        129    14.2              71      48      23         58     30      28          0      0       0
       LAWRENCE         205    11.7             205     115      90          0      0       0          0      0       0
       LEE              155    12.4              55      24      31        100     51      49          0      0       0
       LINCOLN          167    11.6              99      51      48         67     38      29          1      0       1
       LITTLE RIVER     186    14.1             132      65      67         54     30      24          0      0       0
       LOGAN            287    13.5             281     160     121          3      0       3          3      1       2
       LONOKE           661    13.4             597     300     297         51     22      29         11      4       7
       MADISON          179    13.6             177      90      87          1      0       1          1      1       0
       MARION           125     8.7             123      58      65          0      0       0          2      2       0
       MILLER           592    14.9             398     213     185        188    103      85          4      2       2
       MISSISSIPPI      933    18.5             525     284     241        403    215     188          5      1       4
       MONROE           156    15.1              80      37      43         76     36      40          0      0       0
       MONTGOMERY       109    12.8             104      59      45          0      0       0          5      0       5
       NEVADA           129    12.9              85      45      40         43     22      21          1      1       0
       NEWTON            97    12.0              95      60      35          0      0       0          2      0       2
       OUACHITA         363    12.9             192      98      94        169     90      79          1      0       1
       PERRY            111    11.7             111      52      59          0      0       0          0      0       0
       PHILLIPS         515    18.6             134      69      65        379    182     197          2      2       0
       PIKE             151    14.4             139      70      69          5      2       3          7      4       3
       POINSETT         343    13.9             301     149     152         40     22      18          2      2       0
       POLK             309    15.7             303     153     150          1      0       1          5      3       2
       POPE             757    14.8             727     356     371         18     11       7          4      2       2
       PRAIRIE          114    12.3              89      48      41         25     14      11          0      0       0
       PULASKI        5,473    15.6           3,170   1,627   1,543      2,183  1,114   1,069        116     59      57
       RANDOLPH         231    13.0             229     114     115          2      0       2          0      0       0
       ST FRANCIS       518    18.2             204     109      95        310    156     154          3      3       0
       SALINE           983    13.0             955     489     466         21     11      10          7      4       3
       SCOTT            125    11.5             124      66      58          0      0       0          1      1       0
       SEARCY            78    10.0              77      40      37          0      0       0          1      0       1
       SEBASTIAN      1,770    16.7           1,513     778     735        113     62      51        143     73      70
       SEVIER           248    16.8             236     125     111          5      1       4          7      3       4
       SHARP            162     9.7             161      86      75          1      1       0          0      0       0
       STONE            108     9.9             107      50      57          0      0       0          1      1       0
       UNION            610    13.4             355     189     166        253    118     135          2      1       1
       VAN BUREN        153     9.8             148      63      85          1      1       0          4      3       1
       WASHINGTON     2,353    17.2           2,178   1,145   1,033         55     31      24        119     69      50
       WHITE            832    13.1             792     405     387         35     15      20          5      4       1
       WOODRUFF         127    14.2              80      45      35         46     19      27          1      0       1
       YELL             264    13.8             232     124     108          7      2       5         25     13      12


       RATE PER 1,000 POPULATION

       SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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