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Table 13. Gonorrhea - Reported Cases and Rates by State, Ranked by Rates, United States, 2012


Rank*StateCasesRate per 100,000 Population
1Mississippi 6,875 230.8
2Louisiana 8,873 194.0
3Alabama 9,270 193.0
4South Carolina 7,638 163.2
5Georgia 15,326 156.1
6North Carolina 14,318 148.3
7Arkansas 4,307 146.6
8Ohio 16,493 142.9
9Tennessee 9,098 142.1
10Illinois 18,149 141.0
11Missouri 7,889 131.2
12Michigan 12,584 127.4
13Texas 32,473 126.5
14Pennsylvania 15,390 120.8
15Oklahoma 4,441 117.1
16New York 22,571 116.0
17Indiana 7,338 112.6
 U.S. TOTAL 334,826 107.5
18Florida 19,462 102.1
19Alaska 726 100.5
20Delaware 899 99.1
21Kentucky 4,283 98.0
22Maryland 5,686 97.6
23New Mexico 1,883 90.4
24Arizona 5,809 89.6
25California 33,579 89.1
26South Dakota 707 85.8
27Virginia 6,885 85.0
28New Jersey 7,486 84.9
29Nevada 2,264 83.1
30Wisconsin 4,704 82.4
31Kansas 2,228 77.6
32Nebraska 1,429 77.6
33Iowa 2,006 65.5
34Connecticut 2,133 59.6
35Hawaii 815 59.3
36Minnesota 3,082 57.7
37Colorado 2,822 55.2
38North Dakota 335 49.0
39Rhode Island 507 48.2
40Washington 3,238 47.4
41West Virginia 831 44.8
42Massachusetts 2,628 39.9
43Oregon 1,464 37.8
44Maine 456 34.3
45Utah 479 17.0
46Vermont 99 15.8
47New Hampshire 147 11.2
48Montana 108 10.8
49Idaho 167 10.5
50Wyoming 44 7.7

* States were ranked by rate, then by case count, then in alphabetical order, with rates shown rounded to the nearest tenth.

Total includes cases reported by the District of Columbia with 2,402 cases and a rate of 388.7, but excludes outlying areas (Guam with 92 cases and rate of 57.6, Puerto Rico with 345 cases and rate of 9.3, and Virgin Islands with 136 cases and rate of 128.6).

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