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Table 22. All stages of syphilis* — Reported cases and rates by state/area and region listed in alphabetical order: United States and outlying areas, 2002–2006

State/Area Cases Rates per 100,000 Population
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Alabama 700 567 639 551 931 15.6 12.6 14.1 12.1 20.4
Alaska 9 8 15 22 25 1.4 1.2 2.3 3.3 3.8
Arizona 1,086 1,106 974 792 926 19.9 19.8 17.0 13.3 15.6
Arkansas 219 296 249 231 243 8.1 10.9 9.0 8.3 8.7
California 3,917 4,207 4,589 5,340 6,043 11.2 11.9 12.8 14.8 16.7
Colorado 174 144 179 144 182 3.9 3.2 3.9 3.1 3.9
Connecticut 188 207 169 166 197 5.4 5.9 4.8 4.7 5.6
Delaware 62 47 61 35 74 7.7 5.7 7.3 4.1 8.8
District of Columbia 431 330 357 365 314 75.5 58.5 64.5 66.3 57.0
Florida 3,280 3,283 2,964 2,888 2,945 19.6 19.3 17.0 16.2 16.6
Georgia 1,896 2,152 1,589 1,924 1,933 22.1 24.8 18.0 21.2 21.3
Hawaii 59 61 36 57 66 4.7 4.9 2.9 4.5 5.2
Idaho 23 45 78 54 12 1.7 3.3 5.6 3.8 0.8
Illinois 1,593 1,377 1,348 1,608 1,473 12.6 10.9 10.6 12.6 11.5
Indiana 320 367 273 288 250 5.2 5.9 4.4 4.6 4.0
Iowa 54 46 36 28 68 1.8 1.6 1.2 0.9 2.3
Kansas 77 77 87 88 87 2.8 2.8 3.2 3.2 3.2
Kentucky 212 160 151 129 188 5.2 3.9 3.6 3.1 4.5
Louisiana 776 1,581 1,646 1,239 1,387 17.3 35.2 36.5 27.4 30.7
Maine 9 21 7 6 22 0.7 1.6 0.5 0.5 1.7
Maryland 843 975 1,002 1,005 1,038 15.4 17.7 18.0 17.9 18.5
Massachusetts 541 644 517 398 378 8.4 10.0 8.1 6.2 5.9
Michigan 1,184 860 806 488 384 11.8 8.5 8.0 4.8 3.8
Minnesota 148 195 145 208 189 2.9 3.9 2.8 4.1 3.7
Mississippi 451 435 404 371 520 15.7 15.1 13.9 12.7 17.8
Missouri 204 207 269 372 430 3.6 3.6 4.7 6.4 7.4
Montana 5 0 4 7 2 0.5 0.0 0.4 0.7 0.2
Nebraska 25 27 15 18 34 1.4 1.6 0.9 1.0 1.9
Nevada 113 149 254 343 388 5.2 6.6 10.9 14.2 16.1
New Hampshire 24 37 26 33 35 1.9 2.9 2.0 2.5 2.7
New Jersey 1,062 1,089 826 813 799 12.4 12.6 9.5 9.3 9.2
New Mexico 117 205 251 183 237 6.3 10.9 13.2 9.5 12.3
New York 3,885 4,360 4,472 3,853 4,577 20.3 22.7 23.3 20.0 23.8
North Carolina 1,052 850 747 713 961 12.6 10.1 8.7 8.2 11.1
North Dakota 0 2 0 1 3 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.5
Ohio 351 481 571 502 491 3.1 4.2 5.0 4.4 4.3
Oklahoma 287 353 168 159 251 8.2 10.1 4.8 4.5 7.1
Oregon 75 118 108 109 99 2.1 3.3 3.0 3.0 2.7
Pennsylvania 689 706 574 712 885 5.6 5.7 4.6 5.7 7.1
Rhode Island 67 90 104 64 71 6.3 8.4 9.6 5.9 6.6
South Carolina 620 552 524 549 397 15.1 13.3 12.5 12.9 9.3
South Dakota 0 5 0 4 29 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.5 3.7
Tennessee 1,082 881 804 917 1,015 18.7 15.1 13.6 15.4 17.0
Texas 4,109 3,996 4,205 4,289 4,956 18.9 18.1 18.7 18.8 21.7
Utah 71 72 78 50 68 3.1 3.1 3.3 2.0 2.8
Vermont 2 1 3 1 7 0.3 0.2 0.5 0.2 1.1
Virginia 528 552 610 655 701 7.2 7.5 8.2 8.7 9.3
Washington 158 239 336 359 423 2.6 3.9 5.4 5.7 6.7
West Virginia 5 11 18 18 30 0.3 0.6 1.0 1.0 1.7
Wisconsin 135 111 128 138 170 2.5 2.0 2.3 2.5 3.1
Wyoming 1 4 6 1 1 0.2 0.8 1.2 0.2 0.2
U.S. TOTAL 32,919 34,289 33,422 33,288 36,935 11.4 11.8 11.4 11.2 12.5
Northeast 6,467 7,155 6,698 6,046 6,971 11.9 13.2 12.3 11.1 12.8
Midwest 4,091 3,755 3,678 3,743 3,608 6.3 5.7 5.6 5.7 5.5
South 16,553 17,021 16,138 16,038 17,884 16.0 16.3 15.2 14.9 16.6
West 5,808 6,358 6,908 7,461 8,472 8.8 9.6 10.2 10.9 12.4
Guam 19 16 13 19 13 11.8 9.8 7.8 11.3 7.7
Puerto Rico 1,394 1,357 1,154 1,223 1,066 36.1 35.0 29.6 31.3 27.2
Virgin Islands 4 14 17 13 5 3.6 12.9 15.6 12.0 4.6
OUTLYING AREAS 1,417 1,387 1,184 1,255 1,084 34.3 33.4 28.4 30.0 25.9
TOTAL 34,336 35,676 34,606 34,543 38,019 11.7 12.1 11.6 11.5 12.6

*See Appendix (Syphilis Morbidity Reporting) for definition.

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