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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
1Mississippi6,875230.8
2Louisiana8,873194.0
3Alabama9,270193.0
4South Carolina7,638163.2
5Georgia15,326156.1
6North Carolina14,318148.3
7Arkansas4,307146.6
8Ohio16,493142.9
9Tennessee9,098142.1
10Illinois18,149141.0
11Missouri7,889131.2
12Michigan12,584127.4
13Texas32,473126.5
14Pennsylvania15,390120.8
15Oklahoma4,441117.1
16New York22,571116.0
17Indiana7,338112.6
U.S. TOTAL334,826107.5
18Florida19,462102.1
19Alaska726100.5
20Delaware89999.1
21Kentucky4,28398.0
22Maryland5,68697.6
23New Mexico1,88390.4
24Arizona5,80989.6
25California33,57989.1
26South Dakota70785.8
27Virginia6,88585.0
28New Jersey7,48684.9
29Nevada2,26483.1
30Wisconsin4,70482.4
31Kansas2,22877.6
32Nebraska1,42977.6
33Iowa2,00665.5
34Connecticut2,13359.6
35Hawaii81559.3
36Minnesota3,08257.7
37Colorado2,82255.2
38North Dakota33549.0
39Rhode Island50748.2
40Washington3,23847.4
41West Virginia83144.8
42Massachusetts2,62839.9
43Oregon1,46437.8
44Maine45634.3
45Utah47917.0
46Vermont9915.8
47New Hampshire14711.2
48Montana10810.8
49Idaho16710.5
50Wyoming447.7

* 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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