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Table F. Syphilis — Positivity among men and women in adult corrections facilities, 2007


State Men Women
No. of
Facilities
No. of
Tests
Median %
Positivity
(Range)
No. of
Facilities
No. of
Tests
Median %
Positivity
(Range)
Arizona 1 27,629 2.0 1 6,310 4.3
Connecticut 1 3,108 2.0
Illinois 3 575 0.7 (0.0-1.4) 1 111 3.6
Indiana 1 1,120 0.4 1 1,284 1.4
Kentucky 1 324 0.3 1 332 0.3
Louisiana 1 1,003 28.0
Maryland 12 37,183 0.8 (0.3-3.7) 6 8,821 3.4 (0.8-8.5)
Massachusetts 16 17,546 1.1 (0.0-3.0) 4 3,883 0.9 (0.5-1.2)
Michigan 1 8,638 1.5 1 736 4.9
Mississippi 3 1,678 7.2 (4.0-12.6)
Missouri 3 6,103 1.8 (1.1-47.0) 2 956 2.5 (1.1-4.0)
New Jersey 3 31,007 1.8 (0.7-3.8) 3 3,762 0.0 (0.0-8.9)
New York* 2 8,782 1.7 (1.1-2.4) 2 1,802 4.0 (2.3-5.7)
North Carolina 6 4,908 0.7 (0.0-0.8) 5 1,418 1.8 (0.0-3.5)
Oklahoma 1 1,402 0.0 1 2,019 0.0
Tennessee 1 8,027 3.3 1 5,322 9.4
Texas 4 31,096 3.0 (0.5-6.0) 4 6,643 7.7 (4.7-12.6)
Washington 1 7,270 4.0 1 1,500 0.0
Wisconsin 1 487 0.6
Total 60 193,775 1.0 (0.0-47.0) 36 49,010 2.1 (0.0-28.0)

Note: The percent positivity by facility is presented from facilities reporting > 100 test results.

* New York data is for confirmatory results.

 
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