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                           INFANT MORTALITY RATES BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE:  ARKANSAS 1988  - 1997


                             1988     1989     1990     1991     1992     1993     1994     1995     1996     1997

         STATE TOTAL         10.9     10.1      9.3     10.4     10.4     10.0      9.4      9.0      9.3      8.7

         ARKANSAS            19.5     11.6      6.8      9.8      3.5     10.3     10.6      3.8     10.0     11.9
         ASHLEY              13.3     11.2      9.9     15.5      8.3     11.7     14.5      9.4      2.8     15.1
         BAXTER               6.9     13.9     19.9      6.6     11.2     23.3     11.9      3.2       0        0 
         BENTON              10.7      3.8     11.1     11.7      7.1      9.5      8.4      6.6     13.8      4.3
         BOONE               10.2      5.1     20.3      7.8      2.6     19.0      7.0      9.8      4.7      4.3
         BRADLEY             13.5       0      16.3     31.3     30.5       0       7.1     15.4       0       6.9
         CALHOUN             27.8     67.8       0        0        0        0      17.9       0        0      16.1
         CARROLL              7.5     14.7       0       3.6     11.9     21.2      7.8       0       9.7      9.6
         CHICOT              18.1      7.2      7.5     13.8     16.8       0      10.9     14.0     15.2     18.5
         CLARK               13.7       0      19.3      7.3      6.5     17.1     17.4      3.6      3.5      7.2
         CLAY                13.9     10.0      7.7      9.1       0      21.1      5.1      5.1     18.7     10.4
         CLEBURNE             5.8       0        0       9.7      5.3     15.2       0       5.1       0        0 
         CLEVELAND             0        0      27.8       0      12.7       0       9.1       0        0        0 
         COLUMBIA             8.7     12.9     18.8     13.2     13.0      5.7       0      15.2     12.0      3.0
         CONWAY              13.3      3.9     11.1       0        0       4.1     13.0      8.4     15.3      3.7
         CRAIGHEAD            6.3     11.8      5.7     10.2     11.3      7.7      6.6     11.4      8.3      9.8
         CRAWFORD            10.3      6.0      4.0     14.2      8.3      7.3      7.5      4.2      5.9     10.6
         CRITTENDEN          23.7     25.9     13.9     19.7     17.1     17.5     14.9     13.8     16.7     11.4
         CROSS               22.7     11.5      9.6      9.6     15.9     19.9     14.7     17.8     17.7     10.9
         DALLAS                0       6.2     15.3     14.0       0        0        0      26.3      7.3     32.5
         DESHA               20.5      3.2     13.1     17.9     10.9      7.8      7.9      8.1      3.9      8.0
         DREW                24.9     19.2     17.6     25.0     12.3      4.1     19.7     11.8      4.1     14.4
         FAULKNER            11.2      8.7     15.4      7.4      4.5      7.8      6.4      8.7      6.7      7.5
         FRANKLIN             9.5      4.9      9.9      9.8     13.8       0       9.8      9.6      3.8      4.5
         FULTON               9.5     10.0      8.1     21.5      8.0       0        0      16.7       0       7.8
         GARLAND              9.3      5.4      6.5     12.1      6.5     11.0      6.5      7.4     10.2      3.9
         GRANT                5.7     22.5       0        0      23.1     10.5     20.5     11.0       0      16.5
         GREENE              18.1      6.9      6.9      6.8     18.7     12.4      6.6      4.4      8.6     12.9
         HEMPSTEAD            6.4       0       3.0     11.7      3.1     10.0     24.8      3.1     12.6     14.4
         HOT SPRING           6.3      8.9      9.4     10.8     12.6     15.5     15.1     10.6     12.3      8.1
         HOWARD              10.0     10.3     14.6       0      21.3     10.9      6.1      9.3      4.9      9.4
         INDEPENDENCE         6.9      4.6     10.5     10.5      4.8     14.1     14.3      5.1     11.4      2.4
         IZARD                9.4       0        0        0       7.4     27.3     28.4      7.6       0        0 
         JACKSON              4.3      3.9      7.6     16.6      9.3      3.8       0       9.9       0       9.2
         JEFFERSON           12.3     11.3      9.6      8.4     10.9      8.9     10.1     11.1     12.9     13.9
         JOHNSON             12.7     12.2      3.6       0      11.2     23.5      4.0      4.0      7.6      9.5
         LAFAYETTE             0      31.0      6.6      7.2      7.5       0      22.1      9.7     25.4       0 
         LAWRENCE             9.1      4.0     18.5      3.8      5.2     13.0      7.9      4.4     12.8     19.5
         LEE                 17.5     27.6      7.5     12.3     26.9      5.1     12.1      6.6     11.5     19.4
         LINCOLN             22.5      5.7      6.2       0        0        0      11.8      6.8      7.2      6.0
         LITTLE RIVER          0        0        0      22.1     12.0     10.8     17.5      6.1      9.5      5.4
         LOGAN               27.8     14.2      3.5       0      14.3     12.1      3.7      7.4     10.5       0 
         LONOKE              13.8      9.9     11.1     11.0      1.8     15.4     15.2      9.2     12.2      9.1
         MADISON             13.4      6.4      6.5     18.4     16.4     10.9     16.9     33.8     18.3       0 
         MARION              30.5     22.9      6.2       0      14.2     22.1      8.0      6.1     20.3      8.0
         MILLER               7.7      8.0      9.8      7.8     12.1     12.6      7.0     16.7     10.0      6.8
         MISSISSIPPI         10.2     12.7     13.5     11.6     19.0     11.6     15.3     11.5      7.4     11.8
         MONROE               9.6     10.4      5.0       0      24.9      5.7     18.4     16.7      7.1      6.4
         MONTGOMERY          20.4     11.0       0        0        0      12.0       0      12.0       0        0 
         NEVADA                0       7.7       0        0      22.4      9.5       0      16.9     25.0     15.5
         NEWTON               7.8       0        0        0      37.0       0        0      10.4     13.3     10.3
         OUACHITA            15.0     13.1      3.8     18.6     17.9     13.9      7.3      2.6     26.7     11.0
         PERRY                 0      18.7     10.4     14.5      9.6       0        0        0        0      27.0
         PHILLIPS            10.5     11.9     13.6     12.2      8.9     17.6      3.6     11.2     12.3     15.5
         PIKE                  0       7.6      8.3      9.3     15.6     15.6      7.1      6.5       0       6.6
         POINSETT            24.5      4.9     20.7     12.8     24.0      3.0     15.1      5.6      5.7      8.7
         POLK                 4.8      7.7     11.5      8.9     16.2      7.8      3.9     11.6     14.5       0 
         POPE                 9.9      5.5      8.2      5.5      7.1      4.5      8.6      7.0      8.1      6.6
         PRAIRIE               0       9.7      7.3       0       8.7       0      32.3     17.1     22.4      8.8
         PULASKI             10.9     10.9     10.3     10.9     12.4      9.8      8.4     10.1      9.4     10.2
         RANDOLPH             4.7     29.6     10.0      8.7       0       5.0      5.3       0      10.0      8.7
         ST FRANCIS           8.1     17.5      9.1      9.8     15.5     13.8     10.5     11.9      9.5      7.7
         SALINE               6.1      8.8      3.3      3.6      5.9      6.0     16.1      4.6      6.4      5.1
         SCOTT                 0       7.3     13.0      7.8       0       7.2       0       9.2      6.5     24.0
         SEARCY              11.5       0        0      15.6     11.9       0        0      13.2     20.2       0 
         SEBASTIAN            6.4      8.4      5.6      9.9      4.3      9.6      5.5      4.7      7.3      8.5
         SEVIER              13.1     10.6      5.0      9.2     17.3      4.0      9.3      4.4      9.3      8.1
         SHARP                7.0      7.8     15.0     34.2     12.6     17.3      6.8     11.4       0      18.5
         STONE                9.3       0       8.5       0        0       8.8      9.7      8.3      8.8       0 
         UNION               14.5     14.6      9.5     15.7     10.3      5.9      6.0      9.8      9.0      6.6
         VAN BUREN            7.3     14.3     13.0     14.3     13.2     18.8     22.6     39.5       0      13.1
         WASHINGTON           9.8      7.7      8.3     13.4      7.1      8.1      7.3      8.0      8.1      8.5
         WHITE                5.4     11.7      2.5      5.1      6.6      7.8     12.2     10.8      8.2      6.0
         WOODRUFF             6.7      7.0      6.9      6.8       0        0        0      26.5      7.9      7.9
         YELL                 3.6     13.2       0       3.8     15.0      7.9      6.7      7.1       0       3.8
         UNKNOWN               0        0        0        0        0        0        0        0        0        0 


         NOTE:  RATE PER 1,000 LIVE BIRTHS

         SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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