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Table 20. Gonorrhea — Reported cases and rates per 100,000 population by age group and sex: United States, 2003–2007


Year Age Group Cases Rates
Total Male Female Total Male Female
2003 10–14 4,929 725 4,204 23.3 6.7 40.7
15–19 90,340 27,473 62,867 441.1 261.2 631.2
20–24 106,930 48,222 58,709 515.9 452.2 583.4
25–29 53,692 29,368 24,325 280.1 300.5 258.9
30–34 30,528 19,004 11,524 147.4 181.9 112.4
35–39 20,212 13,824 6,388 94.4 128.9 59.8
40–44 13,722 10,079 3,644 59.8 88.4 31.5
45–54 11,018 8,905 2,113 27.0 44.4 10.2
55–64 2,316 2,012 303 8.3 15.0 2.1
65+ 745 617 128 2.1 4.1 0.6
TOTAL 335,104 160,459 174,645 115.2 112.2 118.2
2004 10–14 4,447 630 3,817 21.0 5.8 37.0
15–19 87,454 26,607 60,847 421.9 250.2 602.8
20–24 103,187 45,917 57,269 492.0 425.0 563.2
25–29 54,857 29,520 25,337 280.4 295.4 264.9
30–34 30,372 18,664 11,708 148.4 180.5 115.6
35–39 19,793 13,350 6,443 94.0 126.3 61.5
40–44 14,026 10,220 3,806 60.8 89.2 32.8
45–54 12,078 9,645 2,433 29.0 47.2 11.5
55–64 2,653 2,286 367 9.1 16.3 2.4
65+ 745 615 130 2.1 4.1 0.6
TOTAL 330,132 157,623 172,509 112.4 109.1 115.7
2005 10–14 4,278 646 3,631 20.5 6.0 35.7
15–19 90,840 27,781 63,060 431.8 257.5 615.3
20–24 106,280 47,187 59,093 505.2 434.6 580.4
25–29 57,195 30,631 26,565 285.0 298.3 271.1
30–34 30,044 18,244 11,800 149.6 179.7 118.9
35–39 19,948 13,413 6,535 95.0 127.0 62.6
40–44 14,346 10,406 3,940 62.8 91.5 34.3
45–54 12,636 10,063 2,573 29.7 48.2 11.9
55–64 2,777 2,399 378 9.1 16.4 2.4
65+ 763 631 132 2.1 4.1 0.6
TOTAL 339,593 161,557 178,036 114.6 110.7 118.4
2006 10–14 4,250 675 3,574 20.6 6.4 35.5
15–19 96,524 30,119 66,405 452.6 275.4 639.2
20–24 110,969 49,304 61,665 525.6 451.9 604.5
25–29 61,843 32,946 28,897 298.6 311.3 285.4
30–34 31,313 18,858 12,455 158.9 188.9 128.1
35–39 20,674 13,813 6,861 97.6 129.7 65.1
40–44 14,534 10,636 3,898 64.6 95.0 34.6
45–54 13,847 11,064 2,782 32.0 52.0 12.7
55–64 3,137 2,686 451 9.9 17.6 2.8
65+ 800 648 152 2.1 4.1 0.7
TOTAL 358,366 170,902 187,464 119.7 115.9 123.4
2007 10–14 3,958 623 3,335 19.2 5.9 33.1
15–19 98,579 31,269 67,310 462.3 286.0 647.9
20–24 111,788 49,101 62,687 529.5 450.1 614.5
25–29 61,364 32,296 29,068 296.3 305.1 287.1
30–34 30,294 18,114 12,180 153.7 181.5 125.2
35–39 19,094 12,724 6,370 90.1 119.5 60.5
40–44 13,184 9,704 3,480 58.6 86.6 30.8
45–54 13,346 10,690 2,656 30.8 50.2 12.1
55–64 3,179 2,692 487 10.1 17.7 3.0
65+ 710 620 89 1.9 4.0 0.4
TOTAL 355,991 168,011 187,980 118.9 113.9 123.8

NOTE: This table should be used only for age comparisons. If age was not specified, cases were prorated according to the distribution of cases for which age was known. Differences between total cases from this table and others in the report are due to different reporting formats. The 0 to 9 year age group is not shown because some of these cases may not be due to sexual transmission; however, they are included in the totals.

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