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Table 24. Primary and Secondary Syphilis – Reported Cases and Rates by State, Ranked by Rates, United States, 2009

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Rank*StateCasesRate per
100,000 Population
1Louisiana74116.8
2Georgia9539.8
3Arkansas2759.6
4Alabama4178.9
5Mississippi2378.1
6Texas1,6446.8
7Tennessee4036.5
8North Carolina5796.3
9New York1,1826.1
10Illinois7505.8
11Florida1,0415.7
12Maryland3145.6
13California1,9005.2
U.S. TOTAL†13,9974.6
14Virginia2993.8
15Massachusetts2383.7
16Arizona2313.6
17Nevada913.5
18Ohio3603.1
19Delaware273.1
20New Mexico613.1
21Missouri1732.9
22South Carolina1232.7
23Pennsylvania3412.7
24Oklahoma972.7
25Hawaii332.6
26Indiana1582.5
27New Jersey2122.4
28Michigan2302.3
29Kentucky922.2
30Colorado1052.1
31Washington1392.1
32Rhode Island201.9
33Connecticut651.9
34Oregon571.5
35Minnesota711.4
36Kansas321.1
37Utah311.1
38New Hampshire141.1
39Wisconsin440.8
40Iowa230.8
41North Dakota40.6
42Wyoming30.6
43West Virginia80.4
44Montana40.4
45Maine40.3
46Nebraska50.3
YEAR 2010 TARGET0.2
47Idaho30.2
Alaska00.0
South Dakota00.0
Vermont00.0

* States were ranked in descending order by rate, number of cases, and alphabetically.

† Total includes cases reported by the District of Columbia with 163 cases and a rate of 27.5, but excludes outlying areas (Guam with 2 cases and rate of 1.1, Puerto Rico with 227 cases and rate of 5.7, and Virgin Islands with 0 cases and rate of 0.0).

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