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                               NEONATAL (<28 DAYS) MORTALITY BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND RACE
                                                       ARKANSAS 1997

                                            TOTAL     RATE        WHITE     RATE        BLACK     RATE

                     STATE TOTAL              189      5.2          112      4.0           75      9.6

                     ARKANSAS                   1      4.0            0       -             1     11.2
                     ASHLEY                     5     15.1            4     18.7            1      8.6
                     BAXTER                     0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     BENTON                     5      2.4            5      2.6            0       - 
                     BOONE                      1      2.1            1      2.1            0       - 
                     BRADLEY                    1      6.9            0       -             1     18.9
                     CALHOUN                    1     16.1            0       -             1     52.6
                     CARROLL                    2      6.4            1      3.3            0       - 
                     CHICOT                     1      4.6            0       -             1      7.4
                     CLARK                      1      3.6            1      4.9            0       - 
                     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                  4      3.6            4      4.0            0       - 
                     CRAWFORD                   7      9.2            7     10.0            0       - 
                     CRITTENDEN                 7      8.0            1      3.1            6     11.0
                     CROSS                      1      3.6            1      5.6            0       - 
                     DALLAS                     2     16.3            1     15.6            1     16.9
                     DESHA                      2      8.0            1      9.0            1      7.2
                     DREW                       1      3.6            0       -             1     10.2
                     FAULKNER                   3      2.8            3      3.1            0       - 
                     FRANKLIN                   0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     FULTON                     1      7.8            1      8.0            0       - 
                     GARLAND                    4      3.9            2      2.3            2     16.9
                     GRANT                      1      5.5            1      5.5            0       - 
                     GREENE                     4      8.6            4      8.7            0       - 
                     HEMPSTEAD                  4     11.5            1      4.3            3     25.6
                     HOT SPRING                 3      8.1            1      3.2            2     36.4
                     HOWARD                     1      4.7            1      6.3            0       - 
                     INDEPENDENCE               0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     IZARD                      0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     JACKSON                    0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     JEFFERSON                 12      9.2            3      6.6            9     10.8
                     JOHNSON                    2      6.3            2      6.5            0       - 
                     LAFAYETTE                  0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     LAWRENCE                   2      9.8            2      9.8            0       - 
                     LEE                        2     12.9            0       -             2     20.0
                     LINCOLN                    0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     LITTLE RIVER               0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     LOGAN                      0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     LONOKE                     3      4.5            3      5.0            0       - 
                     MADISON                    0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     MARION                     1      8.0            1      8.1            0       - 
                     MILLER                     2      3.4            2      5.0            0       - 
                     MISSISSIPPI                9      9.6            5      9.5            4      9.9
                     MONROE                     1      6.4            1     12.5            0       - 
                     MONTGOMERY                 0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     NEVADA                     2     15.5            2     23.5            0       - 
                     NEWTON                     0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     OUACHITA                   1      2.8            1      5.2            0       - 
                     PERRY                      1      9.0            1      9.0            0       - 
                     PHILLIPS                   4      7.8            0       -             4     10.6
                     PIKE                       1      6.6            1      7.2            0       - 
                     POINSETT                   1      2.9            0       -             1     25.0
                     POLK                       0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     POPE                       3      4.0            3      4.1            0       - 
                     PRAIRIE                    1      8.8            0       -             1     40.0
                     PULASKI                   38      6.9           14      4.4           24     11.0
                     RANDOLPH                   0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     ST FRANCIS                 3      5.8            0       -             3      9.7
                     SALINE                     2      2.0            2      2.1            0       - 
                     SCOTT                      1      8.0            1      8.1            0       - 
                     SEARCY                     0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     SEBASTIAN                 11      6.2           10      6.6            1      8.8
                     SEVIER                     0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     SHARP                      0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     STONE                      0       -             0       -             0       - 
                     UNION                      3      4.9            1      2.8            2      7.9
                     VAN BUREN                  2     13.1            2     13.5            0       - 
                     WASHINGTON                12      5.1           10      4.6            2     36.4
                     WHITE                      1      1.2            1      1.3            0       - 
                     WOODRUFF                   0       -             0       -             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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