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Table 23. All Stages of Syphilis* - Reported Cases and Rates by State/Area and Region in Alphabetical Order, United States and Outlying Areas, 2006-2010

State/AreaCases Rates per 100,000 Population
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Alabama 931 1,006 1,187 1,138 781 20.2 21.7 25.5 24.2 16.6
Alaska 25 16 9 4 15 3.7 2.3 1.3 0.6 2.1
Arizona 926 1,245 1,394 1,084 904 15.0 19.6 21.4 16.4 13.7
Arkansas 246 371 508 552 534 8.8 13.1 17.8 19.1 18.5
California 6,046 6,323 6,911 6,033 6,114 16.6 17.3 18.8 16.3 16.5
Colorado 182 157 352 269 342 3.8 3.2 7.1 5.4 6.8
Connecticut 197 148 173 179 234 5.6 4.2 4.9 5.1 6.7
Delaware 74 63 60 87 44 8.7 7.3 6.9 9.8 5.0
District of Columbia 314 416 370 431 495 54.0 70.7 62.5 71.9 82.5
Florida 2,945 3,918 4,585 3,860 4,069 16.3 21.5 25.0 20.8 21.9
Georgia 1,933 2,254 2,833 2,717 2,347 20.6 23.6 29.2 27.6 23.9
Hawaii 66 58 68 88 73 5.1 4.5 5.3 6.8 5.6
Idaho 12 14 26 31 20 0.8 0.9 1.7 2.0 1.3
Illinois 1,473 1,220 1,565 1,915 2,236 11.5 9.5 12.1 14.8 17.3
Indiana 250 216 351 324 412 4.0 3.4 5.5 5.0 6.4
Iowa 68 65 75 65 68 2.3 2.2 2.5 2.2 2.3
Kansas 87 97 125 151 110 3.1 3.5 4.5 5.4 3.9
Kentucky 188 153 218 239 311 4.5 3.6 5.1 5.5 7.2
Louisiana 1,390 1,808 2,024 1,964 2,484 32.4 42.1 45.9 43.7 55.3
Maine 22 21 27 15 41 1.7 1.6 2.1 1.1 3.1
Maryland 1,038 1,171 1,088 993 1,015 18.5 20.8 19.3 17.4 17.8
Massachusetts 378 399 479 473 639 5.9 6.2 7.4 7.2 9.7
Michigan 384 473 546 635 680 3.8 4.7 5.5 6.4 6.8
Minnesota 189 186 266 217 350 3.7 3.6 5.1 4.1 6.6
Mississippi 520 708 745 745 823 17.9 24.3 25.4 25.2 27.9
Missouri 430 484 542 514 512 7.4 8.2 9.2 8.6 8.6
Montana 2 8 10 5 5 0.2 0.8 1.0 0.5 0.5
Nebraska 34 30 36 45 33 1.9 1.7 2.0 2.5 1.8
Nevada 389 396 325 306 412 15.6 15.4 12.5 11.6 15.6
New Hampshire 35 52 41 37 43 2.7 4.0 3.1 2.8 3.2
New Jersey 799 926 1,009 890 947 9.2 10.7 11.6 10.2 10.9
New Mexico 237 180 189 208 151 12.1 9.1 9.5 10.3 7.5
New York 4,586 5,001 5,515 4,623 4,859 23.8 25.9 28.3 23.7 24.9
North Carolina 962 1,093 999 1,524 1,233 10.9 12.1 10.8 16.2 13.1
North Dakota 3 2 4 8 6 0.5 0.3 0.6 1.2 0.9
Ohio 491 549 763 795 1,076 4.3 4.8 6.6 6.9 9.3
Oklahoma 251 216 257 296 272 7.0 6.0 7.1 8.0 7.4
Oregon 99 59 97 132 173 2.7 1.6 2.6 3.5 4.5
Pennsylvania 888 844 902 1,027 1,007 7.1 6.8 7.2 8.1 8.0
Rhode Island 71 76 55 64 79 6.7 7.2 5.2 6.1 7.5
South Carolina 397 411 412 507 579 9.2 9.3 9.2 11.1 12.7
South Dakota 29 12 6 10 12 3.7 1.5 0.7 1.2 1.5
Tennessee 1,015 1,212 1,284 1,317 1,193 16.8 19.7 20.7 20.9 18.9
Texas 4,956 5,506 6,336 6,975 6,411 21.1 23.0 26.0 28.1 25.9
Utah 68 45 40 55 133 2.7 1.7 1.5 2.0 4.8
Vermont 7 11 18 1 4 1.1 1.8 2.9 0.2 0.6
Virginia 701 736 789 755 800 9.2 9.5 10.2 9.6 10.1
Washington 423 367 438 322 535 6.6 5.7 6.7 4.8 8.0
West Virginia 30 27 44 32 26 1.6 1.5 2.4 1.8 1.4
Wisconsin 170 170 187 166 186 3.1 3.0 3.3 2.9 3.3
Wyoming 1 6 9 7 6 0.2 1.1 1.7 1.3 1.1
U.S. TOTAL 36,958 40,925 46,292 44,830 45,834 12.3 13.6 15.2 14.6 14.9
   Northeast 6,983 7,478 8,219 7,309 7,853 12.8 13.7 15.0 13.2 14.2
   Midwest 3,608 3,504 4,466 4,845 5,681 5.4 5.3 6.7 7.2 8.5
   South 17,891 21,069 23,739 24,132 23,417 16.4 19.1 21.2 21.3 20.7
   West 8,476 8,874 9,868 8,544 8,883 12.2 12.7 13.9 11.9 12.4
Guam 13 37 45 12 11 7.6 21.3 25.6 6.7 6.2
Puerto Rico 1,068 1,269 797 725 723 27.2 32.2 20.2 18.3 18.2
Virgin Islands 5 5 1 2 4 4.6 4.6 0.9 1.8 3.6
OUTLYING AREAS 1,086 1,311 843 739 738 25.8 31.0 19.9 17.4 17.3
TOTAL 38,044 42,236 47,135 45,569 46,572 12.5 13.8 15.3 14.6 15.0

*See Syphilis Morbidity Reporting in the Appendix for definition.

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