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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
1Georgia 937 9.5
2California 2,953 7.8
3Louisiana 339 7.4
4Maryland 431 7.4
5Florida 1,369 7.2
6Texas 1,627 6.3
7New York 1,224 6.3
8Illinois 804 6.2
9Arkansas 173 5.9
10Oregon 212 5.5
11Mississippi 150 5.0
 U.S. TOTAL 15,667 5.0
12New Mexico 101 4.9
13South Carolina 225 4.8
14Massachusetts 316 4.8
15Alabama 216 4.5
16Washington 302 4.4
17Delaware 38 4.2
18Rhode Island 44 4.2
19Tennessee 266 4.2
20Nevada 113 4.1
21Colorado 208 4.1
22Pennsylvania 494 3.9
23Ohio 425 3.7
24North Carolina 347 3.6
25Virginia 285 3.5
26Indiana 224 3.4
27Kentucky 150 3.4
28Arizona 202 3.1
29Michigan 295 3.0
30New Hampshire 36 2.7
31Missouri 157 2.6
32New Jersey 229 2.6
33Iowa 70 2.3
34Minnesota 118 2.2
35Oklahoma 83 2.2
36South Dakota 18 2.2
37Hawaii 23 1.7
38Idaho 26 1.6
39Wisconsin 91 1.6
40Connecticut 55 1.5
41Alaska 11 1.5
42Utah 42 1.5
43Maine 17 1.3
44Vermont 6 1.0
45Kansas 24 0.8
46Wyoming 4 0.7
47North Dakota 4 0.6
48Nebraska 8 0.4
49West Virginia 8 0.4
50Montana 2 0.2

* 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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