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Table 17. Gonorrhea — Reported cases and rates in selected metropolitan statistical areas* (MSAs) listed in alphabetical order: United States, 2002–2006

Metropolitan Statistical Area Cases Rates per 100,000 Population
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 8,731 8,825 7,355 7,838 10,223 192.8 191.4 156.2 159.4 207.9
Austin-Round Rock, TX 1,656 1,458 1,472 1,706 2,446 122.7 105.8 104.2 117.5 168.4
Baltimore-Towson, MD 6,213 5,382 5,256 4,779 4,653 238.8 205.7 199.2 180.0 175.2
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 2,693 2,212 2,377 2,381 2,444 252.1 206.2 219.6 218.4 224.2
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 2,191 1,818 1,998 1,684 1,542 49.3 40.9 45.2 38.2 35.0
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY 2,224 1,809 1,670 1,926 2,068 191.2 156.0 144.7 167.8 180.2
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 3,146 3,130 2,998 3,330 3,388 223.1 217.8 203.3 218.9 222.7
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 19,312 17,080 15,684 14,857 15,127 208.0 183.0 167.0 157.3 160.2
Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 4,065 4,206 3,455 3,927 3,862 199.2 205.4 167.9 189.7 186.5
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 5,489 5,338 4,472 4,641 4,663 255.6 249.5 209.3 218.3 219.3
Columbus, OH 3,268 2,963 3,004 3,445 3,303 196.9 176.9 177.3 201.6 193.3
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 7,896 7,570 7,119 8,416 8,365 144.0 135.4 124.9 144.6 143.7
Denver-Aurora, CO 2,783 2,136 2,232 2,147 2,253 122.0 92.8 95.8 91.0 95.5
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 8,622 7,173 9,299 10,766 8,535 192.3 160.0 207.0 239.9 190.2
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 1,281 1,030 933 993 988 109.7 87.4 78.8 83.6 83.1
Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX 6,337 5,191 5,525 5,213 7,318 127.1 102.3 106.7 98.7 138.6
Indianapolis, IN 3,660 3,349 3,510 4,142 4,410 232.4 209.9 216.5 252.5 268.8
Jacksonville, FL 3,078 2,574 2,197 2,578 2,954 261.4 214.0 179.3 206.5 236.6
Kansas City, MO-KS 3,827 3,694 3,832 3,769 3,822 202.6 193.9 199.0 193.5 196.2
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 1,757 1,968 2,645 2,487 2,478 115.4 124.8 160.2 145.4 144.9
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 9,073 9,753 11,103 12,697 12,210 71.2 76.0 85.9 98.2 94.5
Louisville, KY-IN 1,517 1,617 1,484 1,551 1,749 128.3 135.9 123.6 128.3 144.7
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 4,623 3,764 3,832 3,782 4,665 375.7 303.7 306.5 299.9 370.0
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL 4,816 4,455 4,622 4,497 5,356 92.0 84.2 86.2 82.9 98.8
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 4,687 3,998 3,311 4,031 5,006 309.9 264.0 218.4 266.4 330.9
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2,738 2,781 2,439 2,920 2,780 89.6 90.2 78.3 92.9 88.5
Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN 1,764 1,888 1,602 1,474 1,734 130.4 137.7 114.8 103.6 121.9
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 3,679 3,956 3,316 2,609 1,962 279.7 300.3 251.3 197.7 148.7
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 19,507 20,480 16,915 15,533 14,949 104.9 109.9 90.4 82.9 79.7
Oklahoma City, OK 2,090 2,050 2,153 2,548 2,315 186.4 181.0 188.1 220.3 200.1
Orlando, FL 2,502 2,165 2,285 2,848 3,393 142.8 120.1 122.7 147.3 175.5
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 10,087 8,502 7,818 7,719 8,163 175.4 147.3 134.8 132.6 140.2
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ NA 2,795 3,161 3,133 4,260 NA 77.8 85.1 81.1 110.2
Pittsburgh, PA 2,472 2,035 1,799 2,157 2,057 102.2 84.4 74.9 90.4 86.2
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 818 858 1,173 1,393 1,128 40.6 42.1 56.8 66.5 53.8
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 1,052 1,136 1,048 650 693 65.2 70.0 64.3 40.1 42.7
Richmond, VA 2,746 2,319 2,160 2,361 1,778 243.8 203.7 187.1 200.8 151.2
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 2,245 2,512 2,631 3,012 2,994 63.9 69.0 69.4 77.0 76.6
Rochester, NY 1,821 1,897 1,900 1,899 1,457 174.6 182.2 182.4 182.8 140.2
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA 1,514 1,859 2,066 2,450 2,235 78.4 94.1 102.4 120.0 109.4
Salt Lake City, UT 261 276 371 460 623 26.2 27.5 36.4 44.5 60.2
San Antonio, TX 2,078 2,333 2,183 2,300 2,701 116.3 128.1 117.7 121.7 142.9
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 2,132 2,007 2,379 2,695 2,767 73.3 68.5 81.1 91.9 94.3
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 5,070 4,394 4,967 5,713 6,029 121.3 105.7 119.6 137.6 145.2
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 516 740 1,084 1,055 1,065 29.7 42.7 62.2 60.1 60.7
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 2,288 2,027 1,883 2,704 3,079 73.2 64.5 59.5 84.4 96.1
St. Louis, MO-IL 5,797 5,600 5,719 6,391 6,547 212.4 204.7 206.9 230.0 235.6
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 3,679 3,160 2,801 2,910 3,667 147.7 124.8 108.2 109.9 138.5
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 4,812 4,201 3,812 3,355 2,544 298.3 256.6 231.8 203.7 154.4
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 5,977 5,262 5,803 4,497 4,358 118.9 103.4 112.9 86.2 83.6
U.S. MSA TOTAL 210,590 199,726 194,853 202,369 209,106 139.1 127.8 123.4 126.9 131.1

*Data are presented for 50 MSAs with the largest population based on 2000 U.S. census. NA = Not available. STD morbidity reporting methods do not allow MSA-specific case counts and rates to be determined for some jurisdictions for some years.

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