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

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Rank*StateCasesRate per
100,000 Population
1Mississippi7,494256.8
2Louisiana9,455220.2
3South Carolina9,442214.2
4Alabama9,740210.5
5North Carolina15,972176.3
6Georgia16,272170.5
7Michigan17,064169.4
8Illinois20,674160.9
9Arkansas4,514159.2
10Ohio16,803146.5
11Oklahoma5,185143.3
12Tennessee8,780142.6
13Indiana8,769138.2
14Missouri8,014136.3
15Texas32,199134.7
16Virginia10,337134.0
17Florida23,326127.8
18Delaware1,045120.8
19Maryland6,666118.6
U.S. TOTAL336,742111.6
20Wisconsin6,087108.7
21Kentucky4,548107.2
22Pennsylvania11,07189.0
23New York17,10888.7
24Nevada2,17284.7
25Alaska57884.6
26Nebraska1,46082.3
27Kansas2,27481.9
28Connecticut2,80180.0
29Colorado3,75777.3
30New Mexico1,40371.2
31California25,78770.5
32New Jersey5,29861.0
33Minnesota3,03758.4
34Iowa1,70056.9
35Arizona3,44954.4
36Washington3,12748.3
37Hawaii61047.5
38South Dakota37547.1
39West Virginia74641.2
40Massachusetts2,12933.0
41Oregon1,22532.7
42Rhode Island30729.0
43Wyoming12423.7
44North Dakota14322.4
YEAR 2010 TARGET19.0
45Utah47718.0
46Montana12212.7
47Idaho18712.5
48New Hampshire1007.6
49Maine967.3
50Vermont376.0

* 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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