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                                INFANT (<1 YEAR) MORTALITY BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND RACE
                                                        ARKANSAS 1997

                                            TOTAL     RATE        WHITE     RATE        BLACK     RATE

                     STATE TOTAL              316      8.7          201      7.2          112     14.3

                     ARKANSAS                   3     11.9            0       -             3     33.7
                     ASHLEY                     5     15.1            4     18.7            1      8.6
                     BAXTER                     0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     BENTON                     9      4.3            9      4.7            0       - 
                     BOONE                      2      4.3            2      4.3            0       - 
                     BRADLEY                    1      6.9            0       -             1     18.9
                     CALHOUN                    1     16.1            0       -             1     52.6
                     CARROLL                    3      9.6            2      6.6            0       - 
                     CHICOT                     4     18.5            0       -             4     29.6
                     CLARK                      2      7.2            1      4.9            1     14.7
                     CLAY                       2     10.4            2     10.4            0       - 
                     CLEBURNE                   0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     CLEVELAND                  0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     COLUMBIA                   1      3.0            0       -             1      6.8
                     CONWAY                     1      3.7            1      4.5            0       - 
                     CRAIGHEAD                 11      9.8           11     11.1            0       - 
                     CRAWFORD                   8     10.6            8     11.5            0       - 
                     CRITTENDEN                10     11.4            2      6.2            8     14.6
                     CROSS                      3     10.9            3     16.7            0       - 
                     DALLAS                     4     32.5            2     31.3            2     33.9
                     DESHA                      2      8.0            1      9.0            1      7.2
                     DREW                       4     14.4            2     11.3            2     20.4
                     FAULKNER                   8      7.5            8      8.4            0       - 
                     FRANKLIN                   1      4.5            1      4.6            0       - 
                     FULTON                     1      7.8            1      8.0            0       - 
                     GARLAND                    4      3.9            2      2.3            2     16.9
                     GRANT                      3     16.5            3     16.6            0       - 
                     GREENE                     6     12.9            6     13.0            0       - 
                     HEMPSTEAD                  5     14.4            2      8.7            3     25.6
                     HOT SPRING                 3      8.1            1      3.2            2     36.4
                     HOWARD                     2      9.4            1      6.3            1     19.2
                     INDEPENDENCE               1      2.4            1      2.5            0       - 
                     IZARD                      0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     JACKSON                    2      9.2            1      6.1            1     19.2
                     JEFFERSON                 18     13.9            5     10.9           13     15.7
                     JOHNSON                    3      9.5            3      9.7            0       - 
                     LAFAYETTE                  0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     LAWRENCE                   4     19.5            4     19.5            0       - 
                     LEE                        3     19.4            0       -             3     30.0
                     LINCOLN                    1      6.0            0       -             1     14.9
                     LITTLE RIVER               1      5.4            0       -             1     18.5
                     LOGAN                      0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     LONOKE                     6      9.1            6     10.1            0       - 
                     MADISON                    0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     MARION                     1      8.0            1      8.1            0       - 
                     MILLER                     4      6.8            3      7.5            1      5.3
                     MISSISSIPPI               11     11.8            6     11.4            5     12.4
                     MONROE                     1      6.4            1     12.5            0       - 
                     MONTGOMERY                 0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     NEVADA                     2     15.5            2     23.5            0       - 
                     NEWTON                     1     10.3            1     10.5            0       - 
                     OUACHITA                   4     11.0            1      5.2            3     17.8
                     PERRY                      3     27.0            3     27.0            0       - 
                     PHILLIPS                   8     15.5            1      7.5            7     18.5
                     PIKE                       1      6.6            1      7.2            0       - 
                     POINSETT                   3      8.7            2      6.6            1     25.0
                     POLK                       0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     POPE                       5      6.6            5      6.9            0       - 
                     PRAIRIE                    1      8.8            0       -             1     40.0
                     PULASKI                   56     10.2           22      6.9           33     15.1
                     RANDOLPH                   2      8.7            2      8.7            0       - 
                     ST FRANCIS                 4      7.7            1      4.9            3      9.7
                     SALINE                     5      5.1            5      5.2            0       - 
                     SCOTT                      3     24.0            3     24.2            0       - 
                     SEARCY                     0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     SEBASTIAN                 15      8.5           13      8.6            2     17.7
                     SEVIER                     2      8.1            2      8.5            0       - 
                     SHARP                      3     18.5            3     18.6            0       - 
                     STONE                      0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     UNION                      4      6.6            2      5.6            2      7.9
                     VAN BUREN                  2     13.1            2     13.5            0       - 
                     WASHINGTON                20      8.5           18      8.3            2     36.4
                     WHITE                      5      6.0            5      6.3            0       - 
                     WOODRUFF                   1      7.9            1     12.5            0       - 
                     YELL                       1      3.8            0       -             0       - 


                     NOTE:  RATE PER 1,000 LIVE BIRTHS.  RATES FOR WHITE AND BLACK ARE RACE-SPECIFIC.

                     SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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