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Table 16. Gonorrhea — Counties and independent cities* ranked by number of reported cases: United States, 2006

Rank County/Independent City Cases Rate per 100,000 Population Cumulative Percent
1   Cook County, IL 12,605 237.7   3  
2   Los Angeles County, CA 11,162 112.3   6  
3   Wayne County, MI 6,851 342.9   8  
4   Harris County, TX 6,193 167.7   10  
5   Philadelphia County, PA 5,218 356.6   11  
6   Milwaukee County, WI 4,917 533.5   13  
7   Dallas County, TX 4,649 201.7   14  
8   Cuyahoga County, OH 4,347 325.5   15  
9   Fulton County, GA 4,240 463.1   16  
10   Marion County, IN 4,157 481.6   17  
11   Shelby County, TN 4,113 452.5   19  
12   Maricopa County, AZ 3,997 109.9   20  
13   Kings County, NY 3,871 155.7   21  
14   Baltimore (City), MD 3,332 524.1   22  
15   Franklin County, OH 3,105 284.7   23  
16   Hamilton County, OH 2,973 368.6   23  
17   St Louis (City), MO 2,828 821.2   24  
18   San Diego County, CA 2,767 94.3   25  
19   Jackson County, MO 2,764 416.9   26  
20   Tarrant County, TX 2,760 170.3   27  
21   Duval County, FL 2,632 318.5   27  
22   Bexar County, TX 2,572 169.4   28  
23   De Kalb County, GA 2,571 379.2   29  
24   San Francisco County, CA 2,500 338.1   29  
25   Clark County, NV 2,478 144.9   30  
26   Orange County, FL 2,450 239.5   31  
27   New York County, NY 2,405 151.0   31  
28   Broward County, FL 2,387 134.3   32  
29   Alameda County, CA 2,269 156.6   33  
30   St Louis County, MO 2,218 220.8   33  
31   Bronx County, NY 2,135 157.3   34  
32   Jefferson County, AL 2,122 322.9   35  
33   San Bernardino County, CA 2,115 107.7   35  
34   Sacramento County, CA 2,087 153.1   36  
35   Mecklenburg County, NC 2,073 260.3   36  
36   Oklahoma County, OK 2,042 298.3   37  
37   Travis County, TX 2,018 227.2   37  
38   King County, WA 1,937 108.0   38  
39   Miami-Dade County, FL 1,892 79.6   38  
40   Washington, DC 1,887 342.8   39  
41   Mobile County, AL 1,808 450.4   40  
42   Erie County, NY 1,791 192.4   40  
43   Hillsborough County, FL 1,759 155.4   41  
44   Queens County, NY 1,719 76.7   41  
45   Hennepin County, MN 1,688 150.8   41  
46   Pinellas County, FL 1,643 177.0   42  
47   Genesee County, MI 1,619 364.7   42  
48   Allegheny County, PA 1,619 131.0   43  
49   Wake County, NC 1,615 215.7   43  
50   East Baton Rouge County, LA 1,603 389.6   44  
51   Essex County, NJ 1,556 196.7   44  
52   Montgomery County, OH 1,510 275.8   45  
53   Jefferson County, KY 1,489 212.8   45  
54   Prince George’s County, MD 1,486 175.6   45  
55   Fresno County, CA 1,485 169.2   46  
56   Caddo County, LA 1,435 571.0   46  
57   Richland County, SC 1,415 416.1   47  
58   Monroe County, NY 1,367 186.4   47  
59   Davidson County, TN 1,312 228.1   47  
60   Hinds County, MS 1,307 524.2   48  
61   Kern County, CA 1,307 172.7   48  
62   Kent County, MI 1,302 218.2   48  
63   Montgomery County, AL 1,300 586.6   49  
64   Charleston County, SC 1,295 392.0   49  
65   Denver County, CO 1,281 229.6   50  
66   Guilford County, NC 1,085 244.6   50  
67   Pulaski County, AR 1,077 293.9   50  
68   Palm Beach County, FL 1,077 84.9   50  

*Accounting for 50% of reported gonorrhea cases.

Counties and independent cities were ranked in descending order by number of cases reported in 2006.

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