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Table 39. Congenital Syphilis - Reported Cases and Rates in Infants by Year of Birth, by State, Ranked by Rates, United States, 2009

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Rank*State†CasesRate per
100,000 Live Births
1Maryland3140.0
2Texas12631.5
3Arizona2827.3
4Arkansas1024.4
5Alabama1320.6
6Mississippi817.4
7Louisiana1117.4
8Tennessee1315.4
9North Dakota111.6
10California6110.8
U.S. TOTAL‡42710.0
11Georgia149.4
12Florida218.9
13Illinois168.9
14Delaware18.3
15Rhode Island18.1
16North Carolina107.8
17Nevada37.5
18Missouri67.4
19Kansas37.3
20New Jersey76.1
21New York156.0
22Hawaii15.3
23Connecticut24.8
24Ohio74.6
25Idaho14.1
26Oklahoma23.7
27Kentucky23.4
28Michigan43.1
29Pennsylvania42.7
30Virginia21.9
31Minnesota11.4
32Washington11.2
33Indiana11.1
YEAR 2010 TARGET1.0
Alaska00.0
Colorado00.0
Iowa00.0
Maine00.0
Massachusetts00.0
Montana00.0
Nebraska00.0
New Hampshire00.0
New Mexico00.0
Oregon00.0
South Carolina00.0
South Dakota00.0
Utah00.0
Vermont00.0
West Virginia00.0
Wisconsin00.0
Wyoming00.0

* States were ranked in descending order by rate, number of cases, and alphabetically. States with no cases were not ranked.

† Mother's state of residence was used to assign case.

‡ Total includes cases reported by the District of Columbia, with 0 cases and a rate of 0.0, but excludes outlying areas (Guam with 0 cases and rate of 0.0, Puerto Rico with 5 cases and rate of 10.3, and Virgin Islands with 0 cases and rate of 0.0).

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