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                         INFANT (<1 YEAR) MORTALITY RATES BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE FOR FIVE YEAR PERIOD
                                                      ARKANSAS 1993-1997

                                                1993-1997            1993-1997          RATE PER 1,000
                                               LIVE BIRTHS         INFANT DEATHS          LIVE BIRTHS

                         STATE TOTAL             177,036               1,638                   9.3

                         ARKANSAS                  1,388                  13                   9.4
                         ASHLEY                    1,691                  18                  10.6
                         BAXTER                    1,618                  12                   7.4
                         BENTON                    9,074                  77                   8.5
                         BOONE                     2,155                  19                   8.8
                         BRADLEY                     703                   4                   5.7
                         CALHOUN                     301                   2                   6.6
                         CARROLL                   1,463                  14                   9.6
                         CHICOT                    1,041                  12                  11.5
                         CLARK                     1,363                  13                   9.5
                         CLAY                        992                  12                  12.1
                         CLEBURNE                  1,046                   4                   3.8
                         CLEVELAND                   484                   1                   2.1
                         COLUMBIA                  1,680                  12                   7.1
                         CONWAY                    1,239                  11                   8.9
                         CRAIGHEAD                 5,372                  47                   8.7
                         CRAWFORD                  3,516                  25                   7.1
                         CRITTENDEN                4,374                  65                  14.9
                         CROSS                     1,413                  23                  16.3
                         DALLAS                      605                   8                  13.2
                         DESHA                     1,261                   9                   7.1
                         DREW                      1,277                  14                  11.0
                         FAULKNER                  4,980                  37                   7.4
                         FRANKLIN                  1,112                   6                   5.4
                         FULTON                      601                   3                   5.0
                         GARLAND                   4,773                  37                   7.8
                         GRANT                       949                  11                  11.6
                         GREENE                    2,239                  20                   8.9
                         HEMPSTEAD                 1,612                  21                  13.0
                         HOT SPRING                1,805                  22                  12.2
                         HOWARD                      978                   8                   8.2
                         INDEPENDENCE              2,092                  20                   9.6
                         IZARD                       652                   8                  12.3
                         JACKSON                   1,171                   5                   4.3
                         JEFFERSON                 6,507                  74                  11.4
                         JOHNSON                   1,339                  13                   9.7
                         LAFAYETTE                   603                   7                  11.6
                         LAWRENCE                  1,151                  13                  11.3
                         LEE                         843                   9                  10.7
                         LINCOLN                     791                   5                   6.3
                         LITTLE RIVER                918                   9                   9.8
                         LOGAN                     1,358                   9                   6.6
                         LONOKE                    3,144                  38                  12.1
                         MADISON                     851                  13                  15.3
                         MARION                      699                   9                  12.9
                         MILLER                    2,916                  31                  10.6
                         MISSISSIPPI               4,525                  52                  11.5
                         MONROE                      815                   9                  11.0
                         MONTGOMERY                  451                   2                   4.4
                         NEVADA                      576                   8                  13.9
                         NEWTON                      444                   3                   6.8
                         OUACHITA                  1,968                  24                  12.2
                         PERRY                       580                   3                   5.2
                         PHILLIPS                  2,739                  33                  12.0
                         PIKE                        732                   5                   6.8
                         POINSETT                  1,710                  13                   7.6
                         POLK                      1,352                  10                   7.4
                         POPE                      3,573                  25                   7.0
                         PRAIRIE                     580                  10                  17.2
                         PULASKI                  28,079                 269                   9.6
                         RANDOLPH                  1,022                   6                   5.9
                         ST FRANCIS                2,530                  27                  10.7
                         SALINE                    4,556                  35                   7.7
                         SCOTT                       654                   6                   9.2
                         SEARCY                      395                   3                   7.6
                         SEBASTIAN                 8,319                  59                   7.1
                         SEVIER                    1,153                   8                   6.9
                         SHARP                       830                   9                  10.8
                         STONE                       558                   4                   7.2
                         UNION                     3,230                  24                   7.4
                         VAN BUREN                   774                  14                  18.1
                         WASHINGTON               10,639                  85                   8.0
                         WHITE                     4,106                  37                   9.0
                         WOODRUFF                    615                   5                   8.1
                         YELL                      1,391                   7                   5.0
                         UNKNOWN                       -                   0                    - 


                         SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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