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                           INFANT MORTALITY RATES BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE:  ARKANSAS 1986  - 1995


                             1986     1987     1988     1989     1990     1991     1992     1993     1994     1995

         STATE TOTAL         10.5     10.4     10.9     10.1      9.3     10.4     10.4     10.0      9.4      9.0

         ARKANSAS             6.4      7.2     19.5     11.6      6.8      9.8      3.5     10.3     10.6      3.8
         ASHLEY              25.7     13.8     13.3     11.2      9.9     15.5      8.3     11.7     14.5      9.4
         BAXTER              13.4      3.3      6.9     13.9     19.9      6.6     11.2     23.3     11.9      3.2
         BENTON               6.0     16.4     10.7      3.8     11.1     11.7      7.1      9.5      8.4      6.6
         BOONE                5.6     16.6     10.2      5.1     20.3      7.8      2.6     19.0      7.0      9.8
         BRADLEY              6.0      6.4     13.5       0      16.3     31.3     30.5       0       7.1     15.4
         CALHOUN               0        0      27.8     67.8       0        0        0        0      17.9       0 
         CARROLL              3.9     14.7      7.5     14.7       0       3.6     11.9     21.2      7.8       0 
         CHICOT              27.3     19.8     18.1      7.2      7.5     13.8     16.8       0      10.9     14.0
         CLARK                3.6     18.7     13.7       0      19.3      7.3      6.5     17.1     17.4      3.6
         CLAY                 5.1      9.0     13.9     10.0      7.7      9.1       0      21.1      5.1      5.1
         CLEBURNE            10.5     16.5      5.8       0        0       9.7      5.3     15.2       0       5.1
         CLEVELAND             0        0        0        0      27.8       0      12.7       0       9.1       0 
         COLUMBIA             2.6     23.5      8.7     12.9     18.8     13.2     13.0      5.7       0      15.2
         CONWAY               7.8      3.5     13.3      3.9     11.1       0        0       4.1     13.0      8.4
         CRAIGHEAD            7.8      5.5      6.3     11.8      5.7     10.2     11.3      7.7      6.6     11.4
         CRAWFORD             9.9      6.2     10.3      6.0      4.0     14.2      8.3      7.3      7.5      4.2
         CRITTENDEN          10.8     16.8     23.7     25.9     13.9     19.7     17.1     17.5     14.9     13.8
         CROSS               28.4      6.6     22.7     11.5      9.6      9.6     15.9     19.9     14.7     17.8
         DALLAS              28.8       0        0       6.2     15.3     14.0       0        0        0      26.3
         DESHA               16.1     17.2     20.5      3.2     13.1     17.9     10.9      7.8      7.9      8.1
         DREW                 9.0      4.3     24.9     19.2     17.6     25.0     12.3      4.1     19.7     11.8
         FAULKNER             1.4     12.4     11.2      8.7     15.4      7.4      4.5      7.8      6.4      8.7
         FRANKLIN              0       4.6      9.5      4.9      9.9      9.8     13.8       0       9.8      9.6
         FULTON              17.2      9.0      9.5     10.0      8.1     21.5      8.0       0        0      16.7
         GARLAND              9.9      8.6      9.3      5.4      6.5     12.1      6.5     11.0      6.5      7.4
         GRANT               11.4     14.9      5.7     22.5       0        0      23.1     10.5     20.5     11.0
         GREENE              13.2     14.3     18.1      6.9      6.9      6.8     18.7     12.4      6.6      4.4
         HEMPSTEAD           16.2      9.0      6.4       0       3.0     11.7      3.1     10.0     24.8      3.1
         HOT SPRING           8.1      5.9      6.3      8.9      9.4     10.8     12.6     15.5     15.1     10.6
         HOWARD               9.4      4.7     10.0     10.3     14.6       0      21.3     10.9      6.1      9.3
         INDEPENDENCE         5.5      7.4      6.9      4.6     10.5     10.5      4.8     14.1     14.3      5.1
         IZARD                 0       9.5      9.4       0        0        0       7.4     27.3     28.4      7.6
         JACKSON             20.7     21.3      4.3      3.9      7.6     16.6      9.3      3.8       0       9.9
         JEFFERSON           15.5      9.3     12.3     11.3      9.6      8.4     10.9      8.9     10.1     11.1
         JOHNSON             13.8     17.2     12.7     12.2      3.6       0      11.2     23.5      4.0      4.0
         LAFAYETTE            7.6       0        0      31.0      6.6      7.2      7.5       0      22.1      9.7
         LAWRENCE             4.1      4.3      9.1      4.0     18.5      3.8      5.2     13.0      7.9      4.4
         LEE                 13.7     12.8     17.5     27.6      7.5     12.3     26.9      5.1     12.1      6.6
         LINCOLN               0        0      22.5      5.7      6.2       0        0        0      11.8      6.8
         LITTLE RIVER          0        0        0        0        0      22.1     12.0     10.8     17.5      6.1
         LOGAN               10.9       0      27.8     14.2      3.5       0      14.3     12.1      3.7      7.4
         LONOKE               5.9     18.8     13.8      9.9     11.1     11.0      1.8     15.4     15.2      9.2
         MADISON             11.1     11.0     13.4      6.4      6.5     18.4     16.4     10.9     16.9     33.8
         MARION              35.2      7.7     30.5     22.9      6.2       0      14.2     22.1      8.0      6.1
         MILLER               8.1      6.5      7.7      8.0      9.8      7.8     12.1     12.6      7.0     16.7
         MISSISSIPPI         11.9      7.8     10.2     12.7     13.5     11.6     19.0     11.6     15.3     11.5
         MONROE                0       9.7      9.6     10.4      5.0       0      24.9      5.7     18.4     16.7
         MONTGOMERY            0      22.0     20.4     11.0       0        0        0      12.0       0      12.0
         NEVADA              13.2      8.3       0       7.7       0        0      22.4      9.5       0      16.9
         NEWTON              19.6     11.2      7.8       0        0        0      37.0       0        0      10.4
         OUACHITA            12.2      3.7     15.0     13.1      3.8     18.6     17.9     13.9      7.3      2.6
         PERRY               14.8      9.7       0      18.7     10.4     14.5      9.6       0        0        0 
         PHILLIPS            23.7     18.0     10.5     11.9     13.6     12.2      8.9     17.6      3.6     11.2
         PIKE                23.4     14.6       0       7.6      8.3      9.3     15.6     15.6      7.1      6.5
         POINSETT             5.5     10.8     24.5      4.9     20.7     12.8     24.0      3.0     15.1      5.6
         POLK                10.0      4.6      4.8      7.7     11.5      8.9     16.2      7.8      3.9     11.6
         POPE                 9.2      7.5      9.9      5.5      8.2      5.5      7.1      4.5      8.6      7.0
         PRAIRIE               0      16.7       0       9.7      7.3       0       8.7       0      32.3     17.1
         PULASKI             12.7     11.6     10.9     10.9     10.3     10.9     12.4      9.8      8.4     10.1
         RANDOLPH             5.0      5.2      4.7     29.6     10.0      8.7       0       5.0      5.3       0 
         ST FRANCIS          12.8     11.4      8.1     17.5      9.1      9.8     15.5     13.8     10.5     11.9
         SALINE               8.7      8.9      6.1      8.8      3.3      3.6      5.9      6.0     16.1      4.6
         SCOTT               13.9      6.8       0       7.3     13.0      7.8       0       7.2       0       9.2
         SEARCY                0      10.1     11.5       0        0      15.6     11.9       0        0      13.2
         SEBASTIAN            5.2     12.2      6.4      8.4      5.6      9.9      4.3      9.6      5.5      4.7
         SEVIER                0      17.8     13.1     10.6      5.0      9.2     17.3      4.0      9.3      4.4
         SHARP               14.6       0       7.0      7.8     15.0     34.2     12.6     17.3      6.8     11.4
         STONE               17.2       0       9.3       0       8.5       0        0       8.8      9.7      8.3
         UNION                7.9     12.7     14.5     14.6      9.5     15.7     10.3      5.9      6.0      9.8
         VAN BUREN            7.2       0       7.3     14.3     13.0     14.3     13.2     18.8     22.6     39.5
         WASHINGTON           7.9      8.5      9.8      7.7      8.3     13.4      7.1      8.1      7.3      8.0
         WHITE               11.0      6.8      5.4     11.7      2.5      5.1      6.6      7.8     12.2     10.8
         WOODRUFF            35.0      7.3      6.7      7.0      6.9      6.8       0        0        0      26.5
         YELL                 7.8      7.5      3.6     13.2       0       3.8     15.0      7.9      6.7      7.1
         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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