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Table 28. Primary and Secondary Syphilis - Reported Cases and Rates in Selected Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs)* in Alphabetical Order, United States, 2005-2009

MSAs Cases Rates per 100,000 Population
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 598 529 608 765 809 12.2 10.3 11.5 14.2 15.0
Austin-Round Rock, TX 44 84 74 107 99 3.0 5.5 4.6 6.5 6.0
Baltimore-Towson, MD 244 213 211 270 204 9.2 8.0 7.9 10.1 7.6
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 101 244 189 188 145 9.3 22.2 17.1 16.8 13.0
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 106 117 131 173 203 2.4 2.6 2.9 3.8 4.5
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY 7 18 11 3 10 0.6 1.6 1.0 0.3 0.9
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 103 121 103 58 138 6.8 7.6 6.2 3.4 8.1
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 510 416 427 535 732 5.4 4.4 4.5 5.6 7.6
Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 24 13 34 62 124 1.2 0.6 1.6 2.9 5.8
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 22 18 29 64 71 1.0 0.9 1.4 3.1 3.4
Columbus, OH 109 107 76 135 115 6.4 6.2 4.3 7.6 6.5
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 305 320 265 328 502 5.2 5.3 4.3 5.2 8.0
Denver-Aurora, CO 38 56 46 103 92 1.6 2.3 1.9 4.1 3.7
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 77 82 91 100 151 1.7 1.8 2.0 2.3 3.4
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 14 23 15 8 25 1.2 1.9 1.3 0.7 2.1
Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX 279 396 501 456 432 5.3 7.1 8.9 8.0 7.5
Indianapolis, IN 35 47 26 80 81 2.1 2.8 1.5 4.7 4.7
Jacksonville, FL 50 41 44 67 57 4.0 3.2 3.4 5.1 4.3
Kansas City, MO-KS 89 112 149 102 80 4.6 5.7 7.5 5.1 4.0
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 103 132 102 72 86 6.0 7.4 5.6 3.9 4.6
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 806 945 1,061 920 858 6.2 7.3 8.2 7.1 6.7
Louisville, KY-IN 46 41 32 36 57 3.8 3.4 2.6 2.9 4.6
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 138 145 208 234 189 10.9 11.4 16.2 18.2 14.7
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL 395 369 414 509 518 7.3 6.8 7.6 9.4 9.6
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 22 38 53 45 28 1.5 2.5 3.4 2.9 1.8
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 68 43 57 105 67 2.2 1.4 1.8 3.3 2.1
Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN 34 40 84 85 92 2.4 2.7 5.5 5.5 5.9
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 88 90 168 170 138 6.7 8.8 16.3 15.0 12.2
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 773 811 1,208 1,353 1,301 4.1 4.3 6.4 7.1 6.8
Oklahoma City, OK 23 24 36 61 70 2.0 2.0 3.0 5.1 5.8
Orlando, FL 106 94 145 126 109 5.5 4.7 7.1 6.1 5.3
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 127 173 205 214 289 2.2 3.0 3.5 3.7 4.9
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 113 157 193 211 169 2.9 3.9 4.6 4.9 3.9
Pittsburgh, PA 69 91 60 38 29 2.9 3.8 2.5 1.6 1.2
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 39 25 11 21 53 1.9 1.2 0.5 1.0 2.4
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 28 18 44 25 28 1.7 1.1 2.7 1.6 1.8
Richmond, VA 13 28 38 92 97 1.1 2.3 3.1 7.5 7.9
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 121 108 95 157 115 3.1 2.7 2.3 3.8 2.8
Rochester, NY 6 14 16 9 11 0.6 1.4 1.6 0.9 1.1
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA 16 32 59 102 73 0.8 1.5 2.8 4.8 3.5
Salt Lake City, UT 9 15 19 23 28 0.9 1.4 1.7 2.1 2.5
San Antonio, TX 129 136 157 195 216 6.8 7.0 7.9 9.6 10.6
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 194 235 347 345 190 6.6 8.0 11.7 11.5 6.3
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 331 363 308 478 438 8.0 8.7 7.3 11.2 10.2
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 44 52 56 42 59 2.5 2.9 3.1 2.3 3.2
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 125 160 138 153 115 3.9 4.9 4.2 4.6 3.4
St. Louis, MO-IL 50 65 112 121 83 1.8 2.3 4.0 4.3 2.9
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 85 110 195 191 180 3.2 4.1 7.2 7.0 6.6
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 60 84 88 98 102 3.6 5.1 5.3 5.9 6.2
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 233 250 377 297 324 4.5 4.7 7.1 5.5 6.0
U.S. MSAs TOTAL 7,149 7,845 9,116 10,132 10,182 4.5 4.9 5.6 6.2 6.2

*MSAs were selected on the basis of the largest population in the 2000 U.S. Census.

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