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Table 2. Chlamydia—Reported cases and rates by state, ranked by rates: United States, 2008


Rank* State Cases Rate per
100,000 Population
1 Mississippi 21,253 728.1
2 Alaska 4,861 711.2
3 South Carolina 26,323 597.2
4 Alabama 24,760 535.0
5 Louisiana 22,659 527.8
6 Arkansas 14,136 498.7
7 New Mexico 9,262 470.2
8 Hawaii 5,982 466.1
9 Illinois 59,169 460.4
10 New York 88,359 457.9
11 Tennessee 28,038 455.4
12 Delaware 3,868 447.3
13 Georgia 42,629 446.6
14 Michigan 44,923 446.0
15 Maryland 24,669 439.1
16 Missouri 24,817 422.2
17 Texas 100,870 422.0
18 North Carolina 37,516 414.0
19 Ohio 47,117 410.9
20 Oklahoma 14,803 409.2
21 California 148,798 407.1
22 Virginia 31,218 404.8
  U.S. TOTAL 1,210,523 401.3
23 Colorado 19,180 394.5
24 Arizona 24,769 390.8
25 Florida 71,017 389.1
26 Nevada 9,670 376.9
27 Wisconsin 20,996 374.8
28 South Dakota 2,956 371.3
29 Connecticut 12,519 357.4
30 Indiana 22,154 349.1
31 Pennsylvania 42,233 339.7
32 Kansas 9,208 331.7
33 Washington 21,402 330.9
34 Montana 3,101 323.7
35 Nebraska 5,573 314.0
36 Iowa 9,372 313.6
37 Rhode Island 3,317 313.6
38 Wyoming 1,577 301.6
39 North Dakota 1,921 300.3
40 Kentucky 12,163 286.8
41 Oregon 10,744 286.7
42 Idaho 4,194 279.7
43 Minnesota 14,351 276.1
44 Massachusetts 17,503 271.4
45 New Jersey 22,405 257.9
46 Utah 6,021 227.6
47 Maine 2,608 198.0
48 Vermont 1,190 191.5
49 West Virginia 3,316 183.0
50 New Hampshire 2,109 160.3

* 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 6,924 cases and a rate of 1177.0, but excludes outlying areas (Guam with 687 cases and rate of 395.9, Puerto Rico with 6,874 cases and rate of 174.4, and Virgin Islands with 587 cases and rate of 534.5).

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