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Table 25. Primary and Secondary 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
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Alabama 169 319 380 449 417 3.7 6.9 8.2 9.6 8.9
Alaska 9 11 7 1 0 1.4 1.6 1.0 0.1 0.0
Arizona 175 203 296 317 231 2.9 3.3 4.7 4.9 3.6
Arkansas 52 77 122 206 275 1.9 2.7 4.3 7.2 9.6
California 1,585 1,835 2,038 2,204 1,900 4.4 5.0 5.6 6.0 5.2
Colorado 46 69 57 128 105 1.0 1.5 1.2 2.6 2.1
Connecticut 58 64 39 34 65 1.7 1.8 1.1 1.0 1.9
Delaware 11 20 18 16 27 1.3 2.3 2.1 1.8 3.1
District of Columbia 114 116 178 146 163 20.7 19.9 30.3 24.7 27.5
Florida 724 719 913 1,044 1,041 4.1 4.0 5.0 5.7 5.7
Georgia 645 581 680 914 953 7.1 6.2 7.1 9.4 9.8
Hawaii 11 18 9 29 33 0.9 1.4 0.7 2.3 2.6
Idaho 20 3 1 7 3 1.4 0.2 0.1 0.5 0.2
Illinois 525 431 464 554 750 4.1 3.4 3.6 4.3 5.8
Indiana 62 93 54 140 158 1.0 1.5 0.9 2.2 2.5
Iowa 9 19 21 16 23 0.3 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.8
Kansas 19 27 28 30 32 0.7 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.1
Kentucky 52 73 56 93 92 1.2 1.7 1.3 2.2 2.2
Louisiana 278 342 533 707 741 6.1 8.0 12.4 16.0 16.8
Maine 1 9 9 10 4 0.1 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.3
Maryland 313 300 345 378 314 5.6 5.3 6.1 6.7 5.6
Massachusetts 125 124 155 216 238 2.0 1.9 2.4 3.3 3.7
Michigan 105 118 123 210 230 1.0 1.2 1.2 2.1 2.3
Minnesota 70 47 59 116 71 1.4 0.9 1.1 2.2 1.4
Mississippi 49 86 133 184 237 1.7 3.0 4.6 6.3 8.1
Missouri 147 168 239 224 173 2.5 2.9 4.1 3.8 2.9
Montana 7 1 8 7 4 0.7 0.1 0.8 0.7 0.4
Nebraska 4 7 4 15 5 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.8 0.3
Nevada 109 137 111 77 91 4.5 5.5 4.3 3.0 3.5
New Hampshire 16 13 30 20 14 1.2 1.0 2.3 1.5 1.1
New Jersey 133 173 227 226 212 1.5 2.0 2.6 2.6 2.4
New Mexico 56 79 46 44 61 2.9 4.0 2.3 2.2 3.1
New York 705 736 1,068 1,217 1,182 3.7 3.8 5.5 6.2 6.1
North Carolina 274 309 323 287 579 3.2 3.5 3.6 3.1 6.3
North Dakota 1 1 1 0 4 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.6
Ohio 211 184 194 351 360 1.8 1.6 1.7 3.1 3.1
Oklahoma 44 70 65 86 97 1.2 2.0 1.8 2.4 2.7
Oregon 41 29 18 26 57 1.1 0.8 0.5 0.7 1.5
Pennsylvania 199 264 263 272 341 1.6 2.1 2.1 2.2 2.7
Rhode Island 24 14 36 18 20 2.2 1.3 3.4 1.7 1.9
South Carolina 84 66 91 98 123 2.0 1.5 2.1 2.2 2.7
South Dakota 2 13 7 1 0 0.3 1.7 0.9 0.1 0.0
Tennessee 217 249 367 413 403 3.6 4.1 6.0 6.6 6.5
Texas 873 1,064 1,160 1,405 1,644 3.8 4.5 4.9 5.8 6.8
Utah 10 21 20 25 31 0.4 0.8 0.8 0.9 1.1
Vermont 1 3 10 11 0 0.2 0.5 1.6 1.8 0.0
Virginia 143 190 230 266 299 1.9 2.5 3.0 3.4 3.8
Washington 152 182 154 181 139 2.4 2.8 2.4 2.8 2.1
West Virginia 3 11 6 13 8 0.2 0.6 0.3 0.7 0.4
Wisconsin 41 68 66 65 44 0.7 1.2 1.2 1.2 0.8
Wyoming 0 0 4 3 3 0.0 0.0 0.8 0.6 0.6
U.S. TOTAL 8,724 9,756 11,466 13,500 13,997 2.9 3.3 3.8 4.4 4.6
   Northeast 1,262 1,400 1,837 2,024 2,076 2.3 2.6 3.4 3.7 3.8
   Midwest 1,196 1,176 1,260 1,722 1,850 1.8 1.8 1.9 2.6 2.8
   South 4,045 4,592 5,600 6,705 7,413 3.8 4.2 5.1 6.0 6.6
   West 2,221 2,588 2,769 3,049 2,658 3.3 3.7 4.0 4.3 3.8
Guam 2 3 8 6 2 1.2 1.8 4.6 3.4 1.1
Puerto Rico 224 150 169 167 227 5.7 3.8 4.3 4.2 5.7
Virgin Islands 1 1 0 0 0 0.9 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0
OUTLYING AREAS 227 154 177 173 229 5.4 3.7 4.2 4.1 5.4
TOTAL 8,951 9,910 11,643 13,673 14,226 3.0 3.3 3.8 4.4 4.6

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