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Table 26. Primary and Secondary Syphilis - Reported Cases and Rates by State, Ranked by Rates, United States, 2012


Rank*StateCasesRate per 100,000 Population
1Georgia9379.5
2California2,9537.8
3Louisiana3397.4
4Maryland4317.4
5Florida1,3697.2
6Texas1,6276.3
7New York1,2246.3
8Illinois8046.2
9Arkansas1735.9
10Oregon2125.5
11Mississippi1505.0
U.S. TOTAL15,6675.0
12New Mexico1014.9
13South Carolina2254.8
14Massachusetts3164.8
15Alabama2164.5
16Washington3024.4
17Delaware384.2
18Rhode Island444.2
19Tennessee2664.2
20Nevada1134.1
21Colorado2084.1
22Pennsylvania4943.9
23Ohio4253.7
24North Carolina3473.6
25Virginia2853.5
26Indiana2243.4
27Kentucky1503.4
28Arizona2023.1
29Michigan2953.0
30New Hampshire362.7
31Missouri1572.6
32New Jersey2292.6
33Iowa702.3
34Minnesota1182.2
35Oklahoma832.2
36South Dakota182.2
37Hawaii231.7
38Idaho261.6
39Wisconsin911.6
40Connecticut551.5
41Alaska111.5
42Utah421.5
43Maine171.3
44Vermont61.0
45Kansas240.8
46Wyoming40.7
47North Dakota40.6
48Nebraska80.4
49West Virginia80.4
50Montana20.2

* 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 165 cases and a rate of 26.7, but excludes outlying areas (Guam with 6 cases and rate of 3.8, Puerto Rico with 306 cases and rate of 8.3, and Virgin Islands with 0 cases and rate of 0.0).

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