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Table 40. Congenital Syphilis - Reported Cases and Rates in Infants by Year of Birth, by State, Ranked by Rates, United States, 2010

Rank* State† Cases Rates per 100,000 Live Births
1Louisiana 33 49.8
2Maryland 22 28.2
3Arkansas 11 26.6
4Texas 103 25.3
5Mississippi 9 19.4
6Delaware 2 16.4
7Illinois 27 14.9
8Arizona 15 14.6
9Alabama 9 13.9
10Tennessee 11 12.7
11Nevada 5 12.1
12Georgia 18 11.9
 YEAR 2020 TARGET   9.1
 U.S. TOTAL‡ 377 8.7
13Florida 19 7.9
14North Carolina 10 7.6
15California 38 6.7
16Ohio 10 6.6
17New York 16 6.3
18Connecticut 2 4.8
19Idaho 1 4.0
20New Jersey 3 2.6
21Missouri 2 2.4
22Pennsylvania 3 2.0
23Utah 1 1.8
24Michigan 2 1.6
25Wisconsin 1 1.4
26Massachusetts 1 1.3
27Washington 1 1.1
28Virginia 1 0.9
 Alaska 0 0.0
 Colorado 0 0.0
 Hawaii 0 0.0
 Indiana 0 0.0
 Iowa 0 0.0
 Kansas 0 0.0
 Kentucky 0 0.0
 Maine 0 0.0
 Minnesota 0 0.0
 Montana 0 0.0
 Nebraska 0 0.0
 New Hampshire 0 0.0
 New Mexico 0 0.0
 North Dakota 0 0.0
 Oklahoma 0 0.0
 Oregon 0 0.0
 Rhode Island 0 0.0
 South Carolina 0 0.0
 South Dakota 0 0.0
 Vermont 0 0.0
 West Virginia 0 0.0
 Wyoming 0 0.0

* States were ranked in descending order by rate and by number of cases. 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 1 case and a rate of 11.3, but excludes outlying areas (Guam with 0 cases and rate of 0.0, Puerto Rico with 2 cases and rate of 4.3, and Virgin Islands with 0 cases and rate of 0.0).

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