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Table 12. Gonorrhea — Reported cases and rates by state, ranked by rates: United States, 2007


Rank* State Cases Rate per
100,000 Population
1 Mississippi 8,314 285.7
2 Louisiana 11,137 259.7
3 South Carolina 10,326 239.0
4 Alabama 10,885 236.7
5 Georgia 17,835 190.5
6 North Carolina 16,666 188.2
7 Ohio 21,066 183.5
8 Missouri 9,876 169.0
9 Illinois 20,813 162.2
10 Tennessee 9,564 158.4
11 Michigan 15,482 153.4
12 Delaware 1,293 151.5
13 Arkansas 4,168 148.3
14 Indiana 8,790 139.2
15 Texas 32,073 136.4
16 Oklahoma 4,827 134.9
17 Florida 23,327 129.0
18 Wisconsin 6,752 121.5
19 Maryland 6,768 120.5
U.S. TOTAL† 355,991 118.9
20 Pennsylvania 12,706 102.1
21 Nevada 2,357 94.4
22 New Mexico 1,796 91.9
23 New York 17,697 91.7
24 Alaska 579 86.4
25 California 31,294 85.8
26 Kansas 2,282 82.6
27 Arizona 5,062 82.1
28 Virginia 6,269 82.0
29 Kentucky 3,449 82.0
30 Nebraska 1,434 81.1
31 Colorado 3,376 71.0
32 New Jersey 6,076 69.6
33 Minnesota 3,459 66.9
34 Connecticut 2,327 66.4
35 Iowa 1,928 64.7
36 Washington 3,653 57.1
37 Hawaii 659 51.3
38 West Virginia 930 51.1
39 Massachusetts 2,695 41.9
40 Rhode Island 402 37.7
41 Oregon 1,236 33.4
42 South Dakota 261 33.4
43 Utah 821 32.2
YEAR 2010 TARGET 19.0
44 Idaho 269 18.3
45 North Dakota 116 18.2
46 Wyoming 81 15.7
47 Montana 122 12.9
48 New Hampshire 138 10.5
49 Vermont 64 10.3
50 Maine 118 8.9

* States were ranked in descending order by rate, number of cases, and alphabetically by state.

† Total includes cases reported by the District of Columbia with 2,373 cases and a rate of 408.1, but excludes outlying areas (Guam with 141 cases and rate of 82.4, Puerto Rico with 323 cases and rate of 8.2, and Virgin Islands with 69 cases and rate of 63.5).

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