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                   FETAL DEATHS (>=20 WEEKS AND/OR >=350 GRAMS) BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND RACE OF MOTHER
                                                       ARKANSAS 1997


                                            TOTAL     RATE        WHITE     RATE        BLACK     RATE

                     STATE TOTAL              281      7.7          181      6.5           97     12.3

                     ARKANSAS                   2      7.9            1      6.2            1     11.1
                     ASHLEY                     3      9.0            2      9.3            1      8.5
                     BAXTER                     6     19.0            6     19.4            0       - 
                     BENTON                    11      5.3           11      5.7            0       - 
                     BOONE                      1      2.1            1      2.1            0       - 
                     BRADLEY                    1      6.8            0       -             1     18.5
                     CALHOUN                    0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     CARROLL                    1      3.2            1      3.3            0       - 
                     CHICOT                     4     18.2            1     12.3            3     21.7
                     CLARK                      1      3.6            1      4.8            0       - 
                     CLAY                       3     15.3            3     15.4            0       - 
                     CLEBURNE                   0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     CLEVELAND                  0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     COLUMBIA                   5     14.7            2     10.8            3     19.9
                     CONWAY                     2      7.4            2      9.0            0       - 
                     CRAIGHEAD                 11      9.8            6      6.0            5     40.3
                     CRAWFORD                   7      9.2            7      9.9            0       - 
                     CRITTENDEN                 2      2.3            0       -             2      3.6
                     CROSS                      0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     DALLAS                     1      8.1            1     15.4            0       - 
                     DESHA                      2      7.9            1      8.9            1      7.2
                     DREW                       3     10.7            2     11.2            1     10.1
                     FAULKNER                   7      6.5            6      6.2            1      9.9
                     FRANKLIN                   2      9.0            2      9.1            0       - 
                     FULTON                     0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     GARLAND                    5      4.9            5      5.7            0       - 
                     GRANT                      0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     GREENE                     7     14.9            7     15.0            0       - 
                     HEMPSTEAD                  3      8.6            2      8.6            1      8.5
                     HOT SPRING                 2      5.4            2      6.4            0       - 
                     HOWARD                     0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     INDEPENDENCE               2      4.8            2      5.0            0       - 
                     IZARD                      1      7.0            1      7.2            0       - 
                     JACKSON                    2      9.1            1      6.1            1     18.9
                     JEFFERSON                 15     11.4            2      4.4           13     15.4
                     JOHNSON                    2      6.3            2      6.4            0       - 
                     LAFAYETTE                  1      7.7            0       -             1     16.9
                     LAWRENCE                   2      9.7            2      9.7            0       - 
                     LEE                        1      6.4            0       -             1      9.9
                     LINCOLN                    0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     LITTLE RIVER               1      5.3            1      7.5            0       - 
                     LOGAN                      2      6.9            2      7.1            0       - 
                     LONOKE                     6      9.0            5      8.3            1     19.2
                     MADISON                    2     11.0            2     11.2            0       - 
                     MARION                     0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     MILLER                     3      5.0            2      5.0            1      5.3
                     MISSISSIPPI               14     14.8            7     13.2            7     17.1
                     MONROE                     2     12.7            1     12.3            1     13.0
                     MONTGOMERY                 0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     NEVADA                     1      7.7            0       -             1     22.7
                     NEWTON                     0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     OUACHITA                   6     16.3            2     10.3            4     23.1
                     PERRY                      0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     PHILLIPS                   3      5.8            1      7.4            2      5.2
                     PIKE                       0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     POINSETT                   1      2.9            1      3.3            0       - 
                     POLK                       1      3.2            1      3.3            0       - 
                     POPE                      10     13.0           10     13.6            0       - 
                     PRAIRIE                    2     17.2            2     22.0            0       - 
                     PULASKI                   48      8.7           18      5.6           30     13.6
                     RANDOLPH                   1      4.3            1      4.3            0       - 
                     ST FRANCIS                 0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     SALINE                     3      3.0            2      2.1            1     45.5
                     SCOTT                      2     15.7            2     15.9            0       - 
                     SEARCY                     0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     SEBASTIAN                 12      6.7            7      4.6            4     34.2
                     SEVIER                     5     19.8            5     20.7            0       - 
                     SHARP                      1      6.1            1      6.2            0       - 
                     STONE                      1      9.2            1      9.3            0       - 
                     UNION                      8     12.9            0       -             8     30.7
                     VAN BUREN                  1      6.5            1      6.7            0       - 
                     WASHINGTON                17      7.2           15      6.8            0       - 
                     WHITE                     10     11.9            9     11.2            1     27.8
                     WOODRUFF                   0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     YELL                       0       -             0       -             0       - 



                     NOTE:  RATE PER 1,000 LIVE BIRTHS PLUS FETAL DEATHS
                            FETAL DEATH WAS REDEFINED IN JULY, 1995, FROM 500 GRAMS OR MORE TO 350 GRAMS OR MORE.


                     SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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