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Table FF. Syphilis— Positivity among men and women in adult corrections facilities, 2005

   State Men Women
No. of Facilities No. of Tests Median % Positivity (Range) No. of Facilities No. of Tests Median % Positivity (Range)
   California* 6 997 4.5 (2.0-6.7) 2 323 4.3 (3.4-5.2)
   Illinois 1 65,421 1.0 1 10,671 3.3
   Maryland 1 13,606 2.7 1 4,455 8.9
   Massachusetts 1 3,609 0.8 1 522 1.3
   Mississippi 6 1,963 7.3 (4.6-9.5) 0
   North Carolina 5 3,318 2.6 (1.3-4.8) 5 1,085 8.6 (6.3-12.6)
   New Jersey 1 11,431 2.8 1 2,178 3.0
   New York 0 1 10,974 2.6
   Ohio 1 29,428 8.5 1 5,431 1.8
   Pennsylvania 0 1 4,422 10.9
   Tennessee 3 14,062 2.0 (1.9-5.5) 3 6,560 3.6 (2.8-12.5)
   Texas 6 60,447 2.5 (0.9-3.5) 5 17,102 6.3 (3.1-6.6)
   Wisconsin 1 1,141 0.4 1 588 1.2
   Total 32 205,423 3.7 (0.4-9.5) 23 64,311 5.2 (1.2-12.6)

Note: The median positivity by facility is presented from facilities reporting > 100 test results.

*Includes San Francisco project area. New York data is for confirmatory results.

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