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                          LIVE BIRTHS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE, RACE AND HISPANIC ORIGIN OF MOTHER
                                                      ARKANSAS 1997


                                                      WHITE                     BLACK                     OTHER

                   TOTAL   HISP      %        BIRTHS  NONHISP  HISP     BIRTHS  NONHISP  HISP     BIRTHS  NONHISP  HISP

    STATE TOTAL   36,450  1,610    4.4        27,814   26,443 1,342      7,811   7,800      8        797      587   210

    ARKANSAS         252      0    0.0           161      161     0         89      89      0          2        2     0
    ASHLEY           331     12    3.6           214      202    12        116     116      0          1        1     0
    BAXTER           309      3    1.0           304      301     3          0       0      0          5        5     0
    BENTON         2,074    290   14.0         1,934    1,698   229          5       5      0        135       81    54
    BOONE            468      3    0.6           466      463     3          0       0      0          2        2     0
    BRADLEY          145     11    7.6            92       81    11         53      53      0          0        0     0
    CALHOUN           62      0    0.0            43       43     0         19      19      0          0        0     0
    CARROLL          313     40   12.8           303      270    33          1       1      0          9        2     7
    CHICOT           216      2    0.9            80       78     2        135     135      0          1        1     0
    CLARK            277      8    2.9           206      199     6         68      68      0          2        2     0
    CLAY             193      1    0.5           192      191     1          0       0      0          1        1     0
    CLEBURNE         232      2    0.9           231      230     1          0       0      0          1        0     1
    CLEVELAND         95      1    1.1            78       77     1         17      17      0          0        0     0
    COLUMBIA         335      6    1.8           183      177     6        148     148      0          4        4     0
    CONWAY           267      7    2.6           220      214     6         46      45      1          1        1     0
    CRAIGHEAD      1,117     25    2.2           990      967    21        119     118      1          8        7     1
    CRAWFORD         758     43    5.7           698      685    13          5       5      0         55       25    30
    CRITTENDEN       874      6    0.7           323      317     5        547     547      0          4        4     0
    CROSS            275      3    1.1           180      178     2         94      94      0          1        0     1
    DALLAS           123      2    1.6            64       62     2         59      59      0          0        0     0
    DESHA            250     11    4.4           111      100    11        138     138      0          1        1     0
    DREW             277      4    1.4           177      173     4         98      98      0          2        2     0
    FAULKNER       1,073     12    1.1           958      947    11        100     100      0         14       14     0
    FRANKLIN         221      1    0.5           218      217     1          0       0      0          3        3     0
    FULTON           128      2    1.6           125      124     1          1       0      1          2        2     0
    GARLAND        1,014     42    4.1           869      838    29        118     118      0         22       15     7
    GRANT            182      5    2.7           181      176     4          1       1      0          0        0     0
    GREENE           464      5    1.1           461      457     4          1       1      0          2        1     1
    HEMPSTEAD        347     36   10.4           230      194    36        117     117      0          0        0     0
    HOT SPRING       369      9    2.4           311      302     9         55      55      0          3        3     0
    HOWARD           212     18    8.5           160      142    18         52      52      0          0        0     0
    INDEPENDENCE     416      7    1.7           401      394     7          9       9      0          6        6     0
    IZARD            141      2    1.4           137      135     2          0       0      0          4        4     0
    JACKSON          217      3    1.4           163      160     3         52      52      0          2        2     0
    JEFFERSON      1,298      9    0.7           457      450     7        830     829      0         10       10     0
    JOHNSON          317     40   12.6           309      270    39          5       5      0          3        2     1
    LAFAYETTE        129      2    1.6            71       69     2         58      58      0          0        0     0
    LAWRENCE         205      0    0.0           205      205     0          0       0      0          0        0     0
    LEE              155      2    1.3            55       53     2        100     100      0          0        0     0
    LINCOLN          167      5    3.0            99       94     5         67      67      0          1        1     0
    LITTLE RIVER     186      2    1.1           132      130     2         54      54      0          0        0     0
    LOGAN            287      5    1.7           281      278     3          3       3      0          3        1     2
    LONOKE           661      8    1.2           597      593     4         51      51      0         11        8     3
    MADISON          179      9    5.0           177      168     8          1       1      0          1        1     0
    MARION           125      2    1.6           123      122     1          0       0      0          2        1     1
    MILLER           592      7    1.2           398      392     6        188     187      0          4        4     0
    MISSISSIPPI      933     24    2.6           525      501    23        403     403      0          5        5     0
    MONROE           156      0    0.0            80       80     0         76      76      0          0        0     0
    MONTGOMERY       109      9    8.3           104       98     6          0       0      0          5        2     3
    NEVADA           129      3    2.3            85       82     3         43      43      0          1        1     0
    NEWTON            97      1    1.0            95       95     0          0       0      0          2        1     1
    OUACHITA         363      2    0.6           192      190     1        169     169      0          1        1     0
    PERRY            111      1    0.9           111      110     1          0       0      0          0        0     0
    PHILLIPS         515      3    0.6           134      131     3        379     379      0          2        2     0
    PIKE             151     13    8.6           139      128    11          5       5      0          7        5     2
    POINSETT         343      6    1.7           301      295     5         40      40      0          2        2     0
    POLK             309     16    5.2           303      288    15          1       1      0          5        4     1
    POPE             757     15    2.0           727      719     8         18      18      0          4        4     0
    PRAIRIE          114      2    1.8            89       87     1         25      25      0          0        0     0
    PULASKI        5,473    147    2.7         3,170    3,043   124      2,183   2,179      3        116      102    14
    RANDOLPH         231      3    1.3           229      226     2          2       2      0          0        0     0
    ST FRANCIS       518      1    0.2           204      203     1        310     310      0          3        3     0
    SALINE           983      6    0.6           955      950     5         21      21      0          7        6     1
    SCOTT            125      9    7.2           124      115     9          0       0      0          1        1     0
    SEARCY            78      0    0.0            77       77     0          0       0      0          1        1     0
    SEBASTIAN      1,770    200   11.3         1,513    1,343   170        113     112      1        143      114    29
    SEVIER           248     75   30.2           236      162    74          5       5      0          7        6     1
    SHARP            162      0    0.0           161      161     0          1       1      0          0        0     0
    STONE            108      1    0.9           107      106     1          0       0      0          1        1     0
    UNION            610      4    0.7           355      351     4        253     253      0          2        2     0
    VAN BUREN        153      1    0.7           148      147     1          1       1      0          4        4     0
    WASHINGTON     2,353    286   12.2         2,178    1,926   247         55      54      1        119       87    32
    WHITE            832      9    1.1           792      783     8         35      35      0          5        5     0
    WOODRUFF         127      0    0.0            80       80     0         46      46      0          1        1     0
    YELL             264     60   22.7           232      189    43          7       7      0         25        8    17



    SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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