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Table 31. Primary and secondary syphilis — Men – 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 303 459 472 562 496 13.5 20.1 20.2 23.0 20.3
Austin-Round Rock, TX 20 29 53 41 73 2.9 4.1 7.4 5.5 9.9
Baltimore-Towson, MD 116 161 206 160 160 9.3 12.8 16.2 12.5 12.5
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 6 19 22 66 150 1.2 3.7 4.2 12.5 28.5
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 76 119 79 105 110 3.5 5.5 3.7 4.9 5.1
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY 3 1 8 7 16 0.5 0.2 1.4 1.3 2.9
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 23 20 34 83 93 3.3 2.8 4.7 11.1 12.4
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 371 302 318 460 373 8.2 6.6 6.9 9.9 8.0
Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 5 2 20 24 8 0.5 0.2 2.0 2.4 0.8
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 10 19 37 21 16 1.0 1.9 3.6 2.1 1.6
Columbus, OH 96 103 78 87 77 11.8 12.5 9.3 10.3 9.1
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 186 166 206 205 208 6.8 5.9 7.2 7.0 7.1
Denver-Aurora, CO 55 29 49 37 53 4.8 2.5 4.2 3.1 4.5
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 278 137 104 60 62 12.7 6.3 4.8 2.7 2.8
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 10 13 13 14 22 1.8 2.3 2.3 2.4 3.8
Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX 105 201 196 218 331 4.2 7.9 7.6 8.3 12.5
Indianapolis, IN 28 18 32 31 46 3.6 2.3 4.0 3.8 5.7
Jacksonville, FL 10 12 40 30 30 1.7 2.0 6.7 4.9 4.9
Kansas City, MO-KS 14 23 30 84 95 1.5 2.5 3.2 8.8 9.9
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 7 7 30 82 100 0.9 0.9 3.6 9.4 11.5
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 414 533 511 743 873 6.6 8.4 8.0 11.6 13.6
Louisville, KY-IN 41 14 32 43 38 7.1 2.4 5.5 7.3 6.4
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 49 60 66 88 93 8.3 10.0 10.9 14.4 15.3
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL 343 376 393 352 329 13.5 14.7 15.1 13.4 12.5
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 18 10 18 21 36 2.5 1.4 2.4 2.9 4.9
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 52 40 23 65 40 3.4 2.6 1.5 4.2 2.6
Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN 20 20 15 32 38 3.0 3.0 2.2 4.6 5.4
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 9 18 74 65 65 1.4 2.8 11.7 10.3 10.3
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 537 644 758 736 780 6.0 7.2 8.4 8.1 8.6
Oklahoma City, OK 50 37 13 14 18 9.1 6.6 2.3 2.5 3.2
Orlando, FL 45 53 59 92 80 5.2 6.0 6.4 9.6 8.4
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 81 112 79 114 167 2.9 4.0 2.8 4.1 5.9
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ NA 89 81 89 136 NA 4.9 4.3 4.6 7.0
Pittsburgh, PA 16 21 15 44 63 1.4 1.8 1.3 3.8 5.5
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 20 45 26 39 25 2.0 4.4 2.5 3.7 2.4
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 15 33 20 21 18 1.9 4.2 2.5 2.7 2.3
Richmond, VA 7 10 10 12 27 1.3 1.8 1.8 2.1 4.7
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 62 86 102 108 98 3.5 4.7 5.4 5.5 5.0
Rochester, NY 5 6 12 5 14 1.0 1.2 2.4 1.0 2.8
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA 14 18 19 16 29 1.5 1.9 1.9 1.6 2.9
Salt Lake City, UT 7 5 4 8 14 1.4 1.0 0.8 1.5 2.7
San Antonio, TX 36 46 96 95 104 4.1 5.2 10.6 10.3 11.2
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 31 107 128 169 223 2.1 7.3 8.7 11.4 15.1
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 393 401 419 323 355 19.0 19.5 20.4 15.7 17.3
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 29 52 52 42 45 3.3 5.9 5.9 4.7 5.0
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 59 68 132 121 158 3.8 4.3 8.3 7.6 9.9
St. Louis, MO-IL 20 39 62 45 62 1.5 3.0 4.6 3.3 4.6
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 47 90 86 77 95 3.9 7.3 6.9 6.0 7.4
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 19 20 46 45 66 2.4 2.5 5.7 5.5 8.1
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 124 155 183 220 239 5.1 6.2 7.3 8.6 9.4
U.S. MSA TOTAL 4,285 5,048 5,561 6,221 6,847 5.8 6.6 7.2 7.9 8.7

*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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