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Table 22. All Stages of Syphilis*—Reported cases and rates by state/area and region listed in alphabetical order: United States and outlying areas, 2004-2008

State/Area Cases Rates per 100,000 Population
2004200520062007200820042005200620072008
Alabama 639 551 931 1,006 1,187 14.1 12.1 20.2 21.7 25.6
Alaska 15 22 25 16 9 2.3 3.3 3.7 2.3 1.3
Arizona 974 792 926 1,245 1,394 17.0 13.3 15.0 19.6 22.0
Arkansas 249 231 246 371 508 9.0 8.3 8.8 13.1 17.9
California 4,590 5,340 6,046 6,323 6,909 12.8 14.8 16.6 17.3 18.9
Colorado 179 144 182 157 352 3.9 3.1 3.8 3.2 7.2
Connecticut 169 166 197 148 173 4.8 4.7 5.6 4.2 4.9
Delaware 61 35 74 63 59 7.3 4.1 8.7 7.3 6.8
District of Columbia 357 365 314 416 370 64.5 66.3 54.0 70.7 62.9
Florida 2,964 2,888 2,945 3,918 4,585 17.0 16.2 16.3 21.5 25.1
Georgia 1,589 1,924 1,933 2,254 2,833 18.0 21.2 20.6 23.6 29.7
Hawaii 36 57 66 58 68 2.9 4.5 5.1 4.5 5.3
Idaho 78 54 12 14 26 5.6 3.8 0.8 0.9 1.7
Illinois 1,348 1,608 1,473 1,220 1,565 10.6 12.6 11.5 9.5 12.2
Indiana 273 288 250 216 351 4.4 4.6 4.0 3.4 5.5
Iowa 36 28 68 65 75 1.2 0.9 2.3 2.2 2.5
Kansas 87 88 87 97 125 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.5 4.5
Kentucky 151 129 188 153 218 3.6 3.1 4.5 3.6 5.1
Louisiana 1,646 1,239 1,390 1,808 2,024 36.5 27.4 32.4 42.1 47.1
Maine 7 6 22 21 27 0.5 0.5 1.7 1.6 2.0
Maryland 1,002 1,005 1,038 1,170 1,088 18.0 17.9 18.5 20.8 19.4
Massachusetts 517 398 378 399 479 8.1 6.2 5.9 6.2 7.4
Michigan 806 488 384 473 546 8.0 4.8 3.8 4.7 5.4
Minnesota 145 208 189 186 265 2.8 4.1 3.7 3.6 5.1
Mississippi 404 371 520 707 736 13.9 12.7 17.9 24.2 25.2
Missouri 269 372 430 484 542 4.7 6.4 7.4 8.2 9.2
Montana 4 7 2 8 10 0.4 0.7 0.2 0.8 1.0
Nebraska 15 18 34 30 36 0.9 1.0 1.9 1.7 2.0
Nevada 254 343 389 396 325 10.9 14.2 15.6 15.4 12.7
New Hampshire 26 33 35 52 41 2.0 2.5 2.7 4.0 3.1
New Jersey 826 813 799 926 1,009 9.5 9.3 9.2 10.7 11.6
New Mexico 251 183 237 180 189 13.2 9.5 12.1 9.1 9.6
New York 4,472 3,853 4,586 4,999 5,515 23.3 20.0 23.8 25.9 28.6
North Carolina 747 713 962 1,093 998 8.7 8.2 10.9 12.1 11.0
North Dakota 0 1 3 2 4 0.0 0.2 0.5 0.3 0.6
Ohio 571 502 491 549 763 5.0 4.4 4.3 4.8 6.7
Oklahoma 168 159 251 216 257 4.8 4.5 7.0 6.0 7.1
Oregon 108 109 99 59 97 3.0 3.0 2.7 1.6 2.6
Pennsylvania 574 712 888 844 902 4.6 5.7 7.1 6.8 7.3
Rhode Island 104 64 71 76 55 9.6 5.9 6.7 7.2 5.2
South Carolina 524 549 397 411 412 12.5 12.9 9.2 9.3 9.3
South Dakota 0 4 29 12 6 0.0 0.5 3.7 1.5 0.8
Tennessee 804 917 1,015 1,212 1,283 13.6 15.4 16.8 19.7 20.8
Texas 4,205 4,289 4,956 5,506 6,336 18.7 18.8 21.1 23.0 26.5
Utah 78 50 68 45 40 3.3 2.0 2.7 1.7 1.5
Vermont 3 1 7 11 18 0.5 0.2 1.1 1.8 2.9
Virginia 610 655 701 736 789 8.2 8.7 9.2 9.5 10.2
Washington 336 359 423 367 438 5.4 5.7 6.6 5.7 6.8
West Virginia 18 18 30 27 44 1.0 1.0 1.6 1.5 2.4
Wisconsin 128 138 170 170 187 2.3 2.5 3.1 3.0 3.3
Wyoming 6 1 1 6 9 1.2 0.2 0.2 1.1 1.7
U.S. TOTAL 33,423 33,288 36,958 40,921 46,277 11.4 11.2 12.3 13.6 15.3
   Northeast 6,698 6,046 6,983 7,476 8,219 12.3 11.1 12.8 13.7 15.0
   Midwest 3,678 3,743 3,608 3,504 4,465 5.6 5.7 5.4 5.3 6.7
   South 16,138 16,038 17,891 21,067 23,727 15.2 14.9 16.4 19.1 21.5
   West 6,909 7,461 8,476 8,874 9,866 10.2 10.9 12.2 12.7 14.1
Guam 13 19 13 37 45 7.8 11.3 7.6 21.3 25.9
Puerto Rico 1,154 1,223 1,068 1,269 797 29.6 31.3 27.2 32.2 20.2
Virgin Islands 17 13 5 5 1 15.6 12.0 4.6 4.6 0.9
OUTLYING AREAS 1,184 1,255 1,086 1,311 843 28.4 30.0 25.8 31.0 19.9
TOTAL 34,607 34,543 38,044 42,232 47,120 11.6 11.5 12.5 13.8 15.4

* See Appendix (Syphilis Morbidity Reporting) for definition.

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