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Table 12. Gonorrhea—Reported cases and rates by state, ranked by rates: United States, 2008

Rank* State Cases Rate per
100,000 Population
1 Mississippi 7,494 256.8
2 Louisiana 9,455 220.2
3 South Carolina 9,442 214.2
4 Alabama 9,740 210.5
5 North Carolina 15,972 176.3
6 Georgia 16,272 170.5
7 Michigan 17,064 169.4
8 Illinois 20,674 160.9
9 Arkansas 4,514 159.2
10 Ohio 16,803 146.5
11 Oklahoma 5,185 143.3
12 Tennessee 8,780 142.6
13 Indiana 8,769 138.2
14 Missouri 8,014 136.3
15 Texas 32,199 134.7
16 Virginia 10,337 134.0
17 Florida 23,326 127.8
18 Delaware 1,045 120.8
19 Maryland 6,666 118.6
  U.S. TOTAL 336,742 111.6
20 Wisconsin 6,087 108.7
21 Kentucky 4,548 107.2
22 Pennsylvania 11,071 89.0
23 New York 17,108 88.7
24 Nevada 2,172 84.7
25 Alaska 578 84.6
26 Nebraska 1,460 82.3
27 Kansas 2,274 81.9
28 Connecticut 2,801 80.0
29 Colorado 3,757 77.3
30 New Mexico 1,403 71.2
31 California 25,787 70.5
32 New Jersey 5,298 61.0
33 Minnesota 3,037 58.4
34 Iowa 1,700 56.9
35 Arizona 3,449 54.4
36 Washington 3,127 48.3
37 Hawaii 610 47.5
38 South Dakota 375 47.1
39 West Virginia 746 41.2
40 Massachusetts 2,129 33.0
41 Oregon 1,225 32.7
42 Rhode Island 307 29.0
43 Wyoming 124 23.7
44 North Dakota 143 22.4
  YEAR 2010 TARGET   19.0
45 Utah 477 18.0
46 Montana 122 12.7
47 Idaho 187 12.5
48 New Hampshire 100 7.6
49 Maine 96 7.3
50 Vermont 37 6.0

* 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 2,656 cases and a rate of 451.5, but excludes outlying areas (Guam with 109 cases and rate of 62.8, Puerto Rico with 273 cases and rate of 6.9, and Virgin Islands with 120 cases and rate of 109.3).

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