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Table 22. All Stages of Syphilis* – Reported Cases and Rates by State/Area and Region in Alphabetical Order, United States and Outlying Areas, 2005-2009


State/Area Cases Rates per 100,000 Population
2005200620072008200920052006200720082009
Alabama 551 931 1,006 1,187 1,138 12.1 20.2 21.7 25.5 24.4
Alaska 22 25 16 9 4 3.3 3.7 2.3 1.3 0.6
Arizona 792 926 1,245 1,394 1,084 13.3 15.0 19.6 21.4 16.7
Arkansas 231 246 371 508 552 8.3 8.8 13.1 17.8 19.3
California 5,340 6,046 6,323 6,911 6,031 14.8 16.6 17.3 18.8 16.4
Colorado 144 182 157 352 269 3.1 3.8 3.2 7.1 5.4
Connecticut 166 197 148 173 179 4.7 5.6 4.2 4.9 5.1
Delaware 35 74 63 60 87 4.1 8.7 7.3 6.9 10.0
District of Columbia 365 314 416 370 431 66.3 54.0 70.7 62.5 72.8
Florida 2,888 2,945 3,918 4,585 3,863 16.2 16.3 21.5 25.0 21.1
Georgia 1,924 1,933 2,254 2,833 2,717 21.2 20.6 23.6 29.2 28.1
Hawaii 57 66 58 68 88 4.5 5.1 4.5 5.3 6.8
Idaho 54 12 14 26 31 3.8 0.8 0.9 1.7 2.0
Illinois 1,608 1,473 1,220 1,565 1,915 12.6 11.5 9.5 12.1 14.8
Indiana 288 250 216 351 324 4.6 4.0 3.4 5.5 5.1
Iowa 28 68 65 75 65 0.9 2.3 2.2 2.5 2.2
Kansas 88 87 97 125 151 3.2 3.1 3.5 4.5 5.4
Kentucky 129 188 153 218 239 3.1 4.5 3.6 5.1 5.6
Louisiana 1,239 1,390 1,808 2,024 1,964 27.4 32.4 42.1 45.9 44.5
Maine 6 22 21 27 15 0.5 1.7 1.6 2.1 1.1
Maryland 1,005 1,038 1,171 1,088 993 17.9 18.5 20.8 19.3 17.6
Massachusetts 398 378 399 479 473 6.2 5.9 6.2 7.4 7.3
Michigan 488 384 473 546 635 4.8 3.8 4.7 5.5 6.3
Minnesota 208 189 186 265 217 4.1 3.7 3.6 5.1 4.2
Mississippi 371 520 708 745 745 12.7 17.9 24.3 25.4 25.4
Missouri 372 430 484 542 514 6.4 7.4 8.2 9.2 8.7
Montana 7 2 8 10 5 0.7 0.2 0.8 1.0 0.5
Nebraska 18 34 30 36 45 1.0 1.9 1.7 2.0 2.5
Nevada 343 389 396 325 306 14.2 15.6 15.4 12.5 11.8
New Hampshire 33 35 52 41 37 2.5 2.7 4.0 3.1 2.8
New Jersey 813 799 926 1,009 890 9.3 9.2 10.7 11.6 10.3
New Mexico 183 237 180 189 208 9.5 12.1 9.1 9.5 10.5
New York 3,853 4,586 5,001 5,515 4,623 20.0 23.8 25.9 28.3 23.7
North Carolina 713 962 1,093 999 1,524 8.2 10.9 12.1 10.8 16.5
North Dakota 1 3 2 4 8 0.2 0.5 0.3 0.6 1.2
Ohio 502 491 549 763 794 4.4 4.3 4.8 6.6 6.9
Oklahoma 159 251 216 257 296 4.5 7.0 6.0 7.1 8.1
Oregon 109 99 59 97 132 3.0 2.7 1.6 2.6 3.5
Pennsylvania 712 888 844 902 1,027 5.7 7.1 6.8 7.2 8.3
Rhode Island 64 71 76 55 64 5.9 6.7 7.2 5.2 6.1
South Carolina 549 397 411 412 507 12.9 9.2 9.3 9.2 11.3
South Dakota 4 29 12 6 10 0.5 3.7 1.5 0.7 1.2
Tennessee 917 1,015 1,212 1,284 1,317 15.4 16.8 19.7 20.7 21.2
Texas 4,289 4,956 5,506 6,336 6,973 18.8 21.1 23.0 26.0 28.7
Utah 50 68 45 40 55 2.0 2.7 1.7 1.5 2.0
Vermont 1 7 11 18 1 0.2 1.1 1.8 2.9 0.2
Virginia 655 701 736 789 755 8.7 9.2 9.5 10.2 9.7
Washington 359 423 367 438 322 5.7 6.6 5.7 6.7 4.9
West Virginia 18 30 27 44 32 1.0 1.6 1.5 2.4 1.8
Wisconsin 138 170 170 187 166 2.5 3.1 3.0 3.3 2.9
Wyoming 1 1 6 9 7 0.2 0.2 1.1 1.7 1.3
U.S. TOTAL 33,288 36,958 40,925 46,291 44,828 11.2 12.3 13.6 15.2 14.7
   Northeast 6,046 6,983 7,478 8,219 7,309 11.1 12.8 13.7 15.0 13.3
   Midwest 3,743 3,608 3,504 4,465 4,844 5.7 5.4 5.3 6.7 7.3
   South 16,038 17,891 21,069 23,739 24,133 14.9 16.4 19.1 21.2 21.6
   West 7,461 8,476 8,874 9,868 8,542 10.9 12.2 12.7 13.9 12.1
Guam 19 13 37 45 12 11.3 7.6 21.3 25.6 6.8
Puerto Rico 1,223 1,068 1,269 797 724 31.3 27.2 32.2 20.2 18.3
Virgin Islands 13 5 5 1 2 12.0 4.6 4.6 0.9 1.8
OUTLYING AREAS 1,255 1,086 1,311 843 738 30.0 25.8 31.0 19.9 17.4
TOTAL 34,543 38,044 42,236 47,134 45,566 11.5 12.5 13.8 15.3 14.8

* See Syphilis Morbidity Reporting, for definition in the Appendix.

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