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Table 24. Primary and secondary syphilis—Reported cases and rates by state, ranked by rates: United States, 2008

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Rank*StateCasesRate per
100,000 Population
1Louisiana70716.5
2Alabama4499.7
3Georgia9149.6
4Arkansas2067.3
5Maryland3786.7
6Tennessee4136.7
7New York1,2176.3
8Mississippi1846.3
9California2,2046.0
10Texas1,4055.9
11Florida1,0445.7
12Arizona3175.0
U.S. TOTAL13,5004.5
13Illinois5544.3
14Missouri2243.8
15Virginia2663.4
16Massachusetts2163.3
17North Carolina2873.2
18Ohio3513.1
19Nevada773.0
20Washington1812.8
21Colorado1282.6
22New Jersey2262.6
23Oklahoma862.4
24Hawaii292.3
25New Mexico442.2
26Minnesota1162.2
27South Carolina982.2
28Indiana1402.2
29Kentucky932.2
30Pennsylvania2722.2
31Michigan2102.1
32Delaware161.9
33Vermont111.8
34Rhode Island181.7
35New Hampshire201.5
36Wisconsin651.2
37Kansas301.1
38Connecticut341.0
39Utah250.9
40Nebraska150.8
41Maine100.8
42Montana70.7
43West Virginia130.7
44Oregon260.7
45Wyoming30.6
46Iowa160.5
47Idaho70.5
YEAR 2010 TARGET0.2
48Alaska10.1
49South Dakota10.1
North Dakota00.0

* 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 146 cases and a rate of 24.8, but excludes outlying areas (Guam with 6 cases and rate of 3.5, Puerto Rico with 167 cases and rate of 4.2, and Virgin Islands with 0 cases and rate of 0.0).

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