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Table 21. All stages of syphilis* —Reported cases and rates by state/area and region listed in alphabetical order: United States and outlying areas, 2001–2005

State/Area Cases Rates per 100,000 Population
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Alabama 724 700 567 639 551 16.2 15.6 12.6 14.1 12.2
Alaska 9 9 8 15 22 1.4 1.4 1.2 2.3 3.4
Arizona 1,149 1,086 1,106 974 792 21.7 19.9 19.8 17.0 13.8
Arkansas 239 219 296 249 231 8.9 8.1 10.9 9.0 8.4
California 3,053 3,917 4,207 4,588 5,340 8.8 11.2 11.9 12.8 14.9
Colorado 149 174 144 179 144 3.4 3.9 3.2 3.9 3.1
Connecticut 165 188 207 169 166 4.8 5.4 5.9 4.8 4.7
Delaware 79 62 47 61 35 9.9 7.7 5.7 7.3 4.2
Florida 2,915 3,280 3,283 2,964 2,888 17.8 19.6 19.3 17.0 16.6
Georgia 1,988 1,896 2,152 1,589 1,924 23.7 22.1 24.8 18.0 21.8
Hawaii 41 59 61 36 57 3.3 4.7 4.9 2.9 4.5
Idaho 11 23 45 78 54 0.8 1.7 3.3 5.6 3.9
Illinois 1,547 1,593 1,377 1,348 1,608 12.4 12.6 10.9 10.6 12.6
Indiana 529 320 367 273 288 8.6 5.2 5.9 4.4 4.6
Iowa 44 54 46 36 28 1.5 1.8 1.6 1.2 0.9
Kansas 88 77 77 87 88 3.3 2.8 2.8 3.2 3.2
Kentucky 191 212 160 151 129 4.7 5.2 3.9 3.6 3.1
Louisiana 793 776 1,581 1,645 1,237 17.7 17.3 35.2 36.4 27.4
Maine 16 9 21 7 6 1.2 0.7 1.6 0.5 0.5
Maryland 938 843 975 1,002 1,005 17.4 15.4 17.7 18.0 18.1
Massachusetts 446 541 644 517 398 7.0 8.4 10.0 8.1 6.2
Michigan 1,170 1,184 860 806 488 11.7 11.8 8.5 8.0 4.8
Minnesota 132 148 195 145 206 2.6 2.9 3.9 2.8 4.0
Mississippi 654 451 435 404 371 22.9 15.7 15.1 13.9 12.8
Missouri 174 204 207 269 372 3.1 3.6 3.6 4.7 6.5
Montana 0 5 0 4 7 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.4 0.8
Nebraska 16 25 27 15 18 0.9 1.4 1.6 0.9 1.0
Nevada 62 113 149 253 343 3.0 5.2 6.6 10.8 14.7
New Hampshire 21 24 37 26 33 1.7 1.9 2.9 2.0 2.5
New Jersey 1,040 1,062 1,089 826 813 12.2 12.4 12.6 9.5 9.3
New Mexico 78 117 205 251 183 4.3 6.3 10.9 13.2 9.6
New York 3,610 3,885 4,360 4,472 3,851 18.9 20.3 22.7 23.3 20.0
North Carolina 1,422 1,051 850 747 712 17.3 12.6 10.1 8.7 8.3
North Dakota 2 0 2 0 1 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.2
Ohio 297 351 481 571 502 2.6 3.1 4.2 5.0 4.4
Oklahoma 288 287 353 168 159 8.3 8.2 10.1 4.8 4.5
Oregon 48 75 118 108 109 1.4 2.1 3.3 3.0 3.0
Pennsylvania 726 689 706 574 712 5.9 5.6 5.7 4.6 5.7
Rhode Island 39 67 90 104 64 3.7 6.3 8.4 9.6 5.9
South Carolina 916 620 552 524 549 22.5 15.1 13.3 12.5 13.1
South Dakota 1 0 5 0 4 0.1 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.5
Tennessee 1,478 1,082 881 804 916 25.7 18.7 15.1 13.6 15.5
Texas 3,662 4,109 3,996 4,205 4,287 17.1 18.9 18.1 18.7 19.1
Utah 25 71 72 78 50 1.1 3.1 3.1 3.3 2.1
Vermont 8 2 1 3 1 1.3 0.3 0.2 0.5 0.2
Virginia 525 528 552 610 655 7.3 7.2 7.5 8.2 8.8
Washington 174 158 239 336 359 2.9 2.6 3.9 5.4 5.8
West Virginia 7 5 11 18 18 0.4 0.3 0.6 1.0 1.0
Wisconsin 131 135 111 128 138 2.4 2.5 2.0 2.3 2.5
Wyoming 4 1 4 6 1 0.8 0.2 0.8 1.2 0.2
U.S. TOTAL 32,283 32,918 34,289 33,419 33,278 11.3 11.4 11.8 11.4 11.3
Northeast 6,071 6,467 7,155 6,698 6,044 11.3 11.9 13.2 12.3 11.1
Midwest 4,131 4,091 3,755 3,678 3,741 6.4 6.3 5.7 5.6 5.7
South 17,278 16,552 17,021 16,137 16,032 16.9 16.0 16.3 15.2 15.1
West 4,803 5,808 6,358 6,906 7,461 7.4 8.8 9.6 10.2 11.1
Guam 30 19 16 13 19 18.9 11.8 9.8 7.8 11.4
Puerto Rico 1,268 1,394 1,357 1,154 1,223 33.0 36.1 35.0 29.6 31.4
Virgin Islands 9 4 14 17 13 8.2 3.6 12.9 15.6 12.0
OUTLYING AREAS 1,307 1,417 1,387 1,184 1,255 31.8 34.3 33.4 28.4 30.1
TOTAL 33,590 34,335 35,676 34,603 34,533 11.6 11.7 12.1 11.6 11.6

*See Appendix (Syphilis Morbidity Reporting) for definition.
Includes cases reported by Washington, D.C.

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