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             LOW BIRTH WEIGHT (<2500 GRAMS/5.5 POUNDS) LIVE BIRTHS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND RACE OF MOTHER
                                                     ARKANSAS 1995

                                            ALL RACES                WHITE                   BLACK

                                        TOTAL    PERCENT        TOTAL    PERCENT        TOTAL    PERCENT

                STATE TOTAL             2,876        8.2        1,828        6.8        1,004       13.1

                ARKANSAS                   29       11.0           15        8.2           14       17.9
                ASHLEY                     26        8.2           11        5.4           15       13.2
                BAXTER                     15        4.9           15        5.0            0         - 
                BENTON                    106        5.8           99        5.7            0         - 
                BOONE                      23        5.6           23        5.7            0         - 
                BRADLEY                    12        9.2            7        8.6            5       10.2
                CALHOUN                     4        6.8            1         -             3       13.6
                CARROLL                    13        4.3           13        4.3            0         - 
                CHICOT                     31       14.5            5        6.8           26       18.6
                CLARK                      16        5.8            9        4.9            7        7.9
                CLAY                       18        9.1           18        9.1            0         - 
                CLEBURNE                   12        6.1           12        6.1            0         - 
                CLEVELAND                   7        7.9            6        8.1            1         - 
                COLUMBIA                   29        8.8           10        5.8           18       11.6
                CONWAY                     13        5.4            6        3.1            7       15.9
                CRAIGHEAD                  73        6.9           61        6.4           11       12.2
                CRAWFORD                   54        7.5           54        7.9            0         - 
                CRITTENDEN                 95       11.0           20        5.4           74       15.1
                CROSS                      29       10.3           12        7.0           17       16.0
                DALLAS                     12       10.5            3        4.8            9       18.0
                DESHA                      29       11.7            6        5.1           23       17.6
                DREW                       21        8.3           11        6.0           10       14.3
                FAULKNER                   66        6.4           52        5.6           14       13.3
                FRANKLIN                   18        8.6           18        8.6            0         - 
                FULTON                      3        2.5            3        2.5            0         - 
                GARLAND                    77        8.1           65        7.8           12       11.5
                GRANT                      12        6.6           12        7.0            0         - 
                GREENE                     29        6.4           29        6.4            0         - 
                HEMPSTEAD                  28        8.6           12        6.1           16       12.6
                HOT SPRING                 33        8.8           26        8.2            6       11.1
                HOWARD                     12        5.6            7        4.6            5        8.6
                INDEPENDENCE               25        6.3           24        6.3            1         - 
                IZARD                       9        6.9            9        6.9            0         - 
                JACKSON                    18        8.9            9        6.1            9       16.7
                JEFFERSON                 140       11.1           42        8.4           96       12.8
                JOHNSON                    14        5.6           14        5.6            0         - 
                LAFAYETTE                  12       11.7            4        8.3            8       14.5
                LAWRENCE                   14        6.1           14        6.2            0         - 
                LEE                        15        9.9            1         -            13       12.9
                LINCOLN                     8        5.5            3        3.4            5        8.8
                LITTLE RIVER               14        8.5            7        6.4            7       14.0
                LOGAN                      21        7.8           21        7.9            0         - 
                LONOKE                     46        7.1           40        6.7            5       11.1
                MADISON                    13        8.8           13        9.1            0         - 
                MARION                     15        9.1           14        8.5            1         - 
                MILLER                     55        9.2           31        7.3           24       13.9
                MISSISSIPPI               119       13.7           45        9.5           74       18.8
                MONROE                     21       11.7            8        9.4           13       13.7
                MONTGOMERY                  6        7.2            6        7.4            0         - 
                NEVADA                     17       14.4            6        8.5           11       23.4
                NEWTON                      7        7.3            7        7.3            0         - 
                OUACHITA                   50       12.8           21       10.0           29       16.0
                PERRY                      10        7.3           10        7.3            0         - 
                PHILLIPS                   54       10.1           13        9.1           41       10.5
                PIKE                       12        7.7           12        7.9            0         - 
                POINSETT                   30        8.4           29        9.0            1         - 
                POLK                       18        7.0           18        7.2            0         - 
                POPE                       49        6.9           46        6.7            3       12.5
                PRAIRIE                    14       12.0            7        7.9            7       25.0
                PULASKI                   499        8.9          219        6.6          273       12.4
                RANDOLPH                   15        7.4           15        7.5            0         - 
                ST FRANCIS                 45        8.9            9        5.2           36       11.0
                SALINE                     75        8.7           71        8.5            3       17.6
                SCOTT                      15       13.8           14       13.9            0         - 
                SEARCY                     10       13.2           10       13.2            0         - 
                SEBASTIAN                 140        8.2          110        7.5           21       15.1
                SEVIER                     14        6.2           13        6.5            1         - 
                SHARP                       8        4.6            8        4.6            0         - 
                STONE                       9        7.5            9        7.6            0         - 
                UNION                      38        6.2           22        6.0           16        6.6
                VAN BUREN                  15        9.9           14        9.3            1         - 
                WASHINGTON                136        6.4          122        6.1            4       11.4
                WHITE                      53        6.3           49        6.2            3        8.3
                WOODRUFF                    6        5.3            2        3.4            4        7.3
                YELL                       27        9.5           26        9.7            1         - 



                NOTE:  TOTAL INCLUDES 44 OTHER/UNKNOWN RACE
                       PERCENT OF LIVE BIRTHS. PERCENTS FOR WHITE AND BLACK ARE RACE-SPECIFIC.

                SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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