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                                     ARKANSAS VITAL STATISTICS - MORTALITY SUMMARY
                                                     1940 to Present

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                           DEATHS                                                  DEATHS FROM SELECTED CAUSES

            NUMBER                        CRUDE DEATH RATE
                                                                                                    CEREBRO-
                         NON-                           NON-                     HEART              VASCULAR
YEAR    TOTAL*   WHITE   WHITE        TOTAL    WHITE    WHITE            YEAR   DISEASES   CANCER   DISEASES   ACCIDENTS


1940   17,058   11,806   5,252        875.0    805.3    1086.7           1940    3,153     1,242     1,338       1,430
1941   16,214   11,204   5,010        833.5    763.8    1046.9           1941    2,922     1,261     1,293       1,243
1942   15,426   10,518   4,908        794.6    715.7    1040.4           1942    2,902     1,293     1,437       1,137
1943   15,539   10,750   4,789        802.0    731.0    1025.7           1943    3,236     1,245     1,545       1,173
1944   14,226    9,983   4,243        735.8    677.6     922.1           1944    3,241     1,293     1,295       1,656
1945   14,488   10,358   4,128        750.9    702.7     906.6           1945    3,207     1,469     1,408       1,136
1946   14,092   10,067   4,025        731.9    682.6     893.3           1946    3,308     1,403     1,415       1,121
1947   14,953   10,704   4,249        778.2    724.4     957.3           1947    3,819     1,595     1,466       1,140
1948   14,960   10,532   4,428        780.2    712.4    1008.4           1948    3,951     1,636     1,530       1,201
1949   15,495   11,150   4,345        809.8    752.8    1004.7           1949    5,149     1,747     1,614       1,178

1950   15,301   10,995   4,306        801.3    742.1    1006.1           1950    5,321     1,864     1,692       1,086
1951   15,721   11,253   4,468        828.6    764.4    1051.4           1951    5,516     1,932     1,787       1,150
1952   15,624   11,114   4,510        828.9    758.9    1073.8           1952    5,424     1,977     1,862       1,305
1953   15,688   11,273   4,415        837.8    774.8    1057.3           1953    5,140     2,031     1,915       1,158
1954   15,448   11,298   4,150        830.4    780.7    1004.9           1954    4,403     2,118     2,068       1,097
1955   14,414   10,538   3,876        780.0    733.0     944.8           1955    5,098     2,065     1,856       1,064
1956   15,796   11,716   4,080        860.6    819.4    1005.8           1956    5,653     2,189     2,053       1,177
1957   16,563   12,184   4,379        908.4    857.8    1086.8           1957    5,732     2,202     2,161       1,094
1958   17,580   13,299   4,811        970.8    941.5    1207.6           1958    6,093     2,403     2,244       1,197
1959   15,594   11,707   3,887        867.0    834.5     982.3           1959    6,118     2,377     2,273       1,104

1960   17,788   13,399   4,389        995.8    959.7    1125.2           1960    6,501     2,357     2,235       1,142
1961   17,469   13,189   4,278        970.5    934.6    1100.3           1961    6,208     2,435     2,341       1,065
1962   18,794   14,298   4,496       1036.2   1000.4    1169.3           1962    6,691     2,632     2,412       1,209
1963   19,492   14,775   4,714       1066.7   1022.2    1234.3           1963    6,941     2,711     2,515       1,274
1964   19,177   14,767   4,410       1041.6   1010.2    1162.8           1964    6,354     2,770     2,522       1,254
1965   19,136   14,756   4,380       1031.7    998.2    1163.3           1965    7,126     2,797     2,635       1,436
1966   18,327   14,137   4,190        980.8    944.6    1126.9           1966    6,789     2,686     2,586       1,340
1967   19,391   15,314   4,077       1030.2   1020.0    1105.2           1967    7,374     2,976     2,654       1,334
1968   20,896   16,401   4,495       1102.2   1072.0    1228.5           1968    7,838     3,079     2,867       1,451
1969   20,573   16,307   4,266       1077.4   1053.0    1182.0           1969    7,739     3,154     2,775       1,345

1970   20,668   16,338   4,330       1074.6   1043.4    1211.6           1970    7,600     3,210     2,795       1,290
1971   20,897   16,655   4,242       1066.4   1033.3    1198.9           1971    7,288     3,200     2,668       1,186
1972   21,791   17,503   4,288       1091.9   1059.1    1206.5           1972    7,961     3,396     2,949       1,529
1973   22,126   17,769   4,357       1088.9   1057.1    1230.5           1973    8,183     3,560     3,016       1,393
1974   22,194   17,935   4,259       1073.1   1046.2    1204.4           1974    7,999     3,839     2,955       1,254
1975   21,731   17,617   4,114       1032.6   1012.3    1170.8           1975    7,859     3,691     2,610       1,287
1976   21,354   17,379   3,975        997.6    986.9    1142.3           1976    7,469     3,683     2,444       1,070
1977   21,443   17,440   3,992        985.0    982.6    1080.4           1977    7,565     3,658     2,548       1,012
1978   21,826   17,869   3,925        986.2    975.6    1108.3           1978    7,601     3,861     2,350       1,119
1979   21,456   17,583   3,844        953.9    947.3    1071.3           1979    8,023     4,311     2,392       1,133

1980   22,676   18,477   4,166        991.8    977.5    1051.7           1980    8,484     4,463     2,408       1,277
1981   22,361   18,526   3,803        974.6    976.1     958.9           1981    8,298     4,580     2,278       1,077
1982   22,327   18,511   3,793        970.4    972.3     955.4           1982    8,379     4,655     2,189       1,162
1983   23,086   19,172   3,877       1000.6   1003.8     975.6           1983    8,570     4,906     2,203       1,161
1984   23,640   19,652   3,964       1021.7   1025.7     996.5           1984    8,690     4,916     2,236       1,165
1985   24,130   20,117   3,994       1040.0   1046.7    1003.1           1985    9,021     5,035     2,066       1,205
1986   23,981   19,988   3,986       1030.7   1036.7    1000.1           1986    9,153     5,140     2,019       1,222
1987   24,431   20,397   4,025       1047.2   1054.6    1008.9           1987    8,749     5,359     2,067       1,267
1988   24,885   20,733   4,138       1063.7   1068.6    1036.2           1988    8,617     5,417     2,128       1,242
1989   24,618   20,520   4,092       1049.4   1054.4    1023.6           1989    8,310     5,549     2,032       1,301

1990   24,588   20,443   4,142       1046.0   1048.0    1035.4           1990    7,967     5,691     2,085       1,187
1991   24,998   20,825   4,170       1058.9   1063.5    1035.5           1991    8,198     5,588     2,121       1,237
1992   24,941   20,879   4,060       1051.4   1061.7    1001.1           1992    8,238     5,843     2,025       1,146
1993   26,519   22,284   4,233       1112.7   1128.3    1036.4           1993    8,611     5,965     2,243       1,184
1994   26,261   22,201   4,059       1096.7   1119.4     987.0           1994    8,329     5,903     2,176       1,143
1995   26,695   22,444   4,247       1110.3   1127.0    1028.4           1995    8,407     6,035     2,268       1,213



RATE PER 100,000 POPULATION                                              CAUSE SPECIFIC TOTALS FOR 1978 AND PRIOR YEARS
                                                                         DO NOT INCLUDE OUT-OF-STATE DEATHS FOR ARKANSAS
*INCLUDES RACE UNKNOWN                                                   RESIDENTS
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