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                                           DEATHS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE, RACE, AND SEX
                                                       ARKANSAS 1997

                                            CRUDE                   WHITE                      BLACK
                                    TOTAL   DEATH
                                   DEATHS    RATE           TOTAL    MALE  FEMALE       TOTAL   MALE  FEMALE

              STATE TOTAL          27,824    11.0          23,674  11,924  11,750       4,036  2,062   1,974

              ARKANSAS                281    13.5             215     107     108          66     29      37
              ASHLEY                  285    11.7             204     114      90          81     41      40
              BAXTER                  582    15.9             579     290     289           1      0       1
              BENTON                1,191     9.2           1,178     610     568           4      3       1
              BOONE                   383    12.0             383     196     187           0      0       0
              BRADLEY                 176    15.2             134      57      77          42     20      22
              CALHOUN                  84    14.6              55      31      24          29     13      16
              CARROLL                 222     9.9             219     115     104           1      1       0
              CHICOT                  191    12.6              87      55      32         101     47      54
              CLARK                   253    11.4             203     106      97          50     25      25
              CLAY                    299    17.2             299     160     139           0      0       0
              CLEBURNE                286    12.7             286     135     151           0      0       0
              CLEVELAND               106    12.7              91      49      42          15      6       9
              COLUMBIA                346    13.7             242     114     128         104     57      47
              CONWAY                  260    13.0             213      99     114          46     22      24
              CRAIGHEAD               718     9.3             685     350     335          33     18      15
              CRAWFORD                462     9.3             451     218     233           3      1       2
              CRITTENDEN              511    10.3             261     124     137         250    126     124
              CROSS                   241    12.4             189      98      91          51     24      27
              DALLAS                  152    16.6             105      46      59          47     22      25
              DESHA                   156    10.2              82      49      33          74     40      34
              DREW                    188    10.6             146      71      75          42     15      27
              FAULKNER                563     7.4             528     263     265          35     17      18
              FRANKLIN                181    11.0             181      80     101           0      0       0
              FULTON                  174    15.9             173      96      77           1      1       0
              GARLAND               1,232    14.8           1,128     566     562          93     44      49
              GRANT                   136     8.7             132      66      66           4      3       1
              GREENE                  416    11.7             416     213     203           0      0       0
              HEMPSTEAD               270    12.3             204      93     111          66     33      33
              HOT SPRING              321    11.2             274     130     144          47     25      22
              HOWARD                  195    14.1             166      79      87          29     16      13
              INDEPENDENCE            374    11.4             362     206     156          11      3       8
              IZARD                   192    14.9             191      91     100           0      0       0
              JACKSON                 266    15.0             231     122     109          35     14      21
              JEFFERSON               976    11.9             553     256     297         420    238     182
              JOHNSON                 240    11.3             237     112     125           3      3       0
              LAFAYETTE               119    13.1              74      33      41          45     20      25
              LAWRENCE                257    14.7             254     126     128           3      3       0
              LEE                     159    12.7              65      38      27          94     44      50
              LINCOLN                 139     9.7              93      44      49          46     20      26
              LITTLE RIVER            142    10.8             122      67      55          20     12       8
              LOGAN                   256    12.0             252     133     119           3      1       2
              LONOKE                  400     8.1             358     194     164          41     26      15
              MADISON                 156    11.9             156      92      64           0      0       0
              MARION                  188    13.0             187     100      87           0      0       0
              MILLER                  381     9.6             285     133     152          95     50      45
              MISSISSIPPI             611    12.1             441     214     227         166     89      77
              MONROE                  156    15.1              91      40      51          65     34      31
              MONTGOMERY              117    13.8             117      61      56           0      0       0
              NEVADA                  143    14.3             107      60      47          36     25      11
              NEWTON                   86    10.6              86      46      40           0      0       0
              OUACHITA                393    14.0             247     127     120         144     64      80
              PERRY                   129    13.6             127      54      73           2      1       1
              PHILLIPS                366    13.2             182      86      96         182     89      93
              PIKE                    121    11.5             118      61      57           3      1       2
              POINSETT                338    13.7             308     155     153          30     15      15
              POLK                    267    13.6             264     146     118           0      0       0
              POPE                    468     9.1             455     246     209          11      6       5
              PRAIRIE                 131    14.1             110      53      57          21     14       7
              PULASKI               3,206     9.1           2,396   1,158   1,238         791    407     384
              RANDOLPH                208    11.8             208     111      97           0      0       0
              ST FRANCIS              331    11.7             170      93      77         161     87      74
              SALINE                  700     9.2             688     332     356          11      7       4
              SCOTT                   138    12.7             138      76      62           0      0       0
              SEARCY                  118    15.2             118      58      60           0      0       0
              SEBASTIAN             1,118    10.6           1,039     515     524          61     33      28
              SEVIER                  188    12.7             174      89      85          12      9       3
              SHARP                   220    13.2             220     116     104           0      0       0
              STONE                   141    12.9             141      72      69           0      0       0
              UNION                   554    12.2             407     194     213         147     66      81
              VAN BUREN               212    13.6             212     102     110           0      0       0
              WASHINGTON            1,165     8.5           1,145     582     563           9      5       4
              WHITE                   737    11.6             714     373     341          23     12      11
              WOODRUFF                125    14.0             100      54      46          25     13      12
              YELL                    231    12.1             222     123      99           5      2       3


              NOTE:  RATE PER 1,000 POPULATION
              SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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