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Table 41. Congenital Syphilis - Reported Cases and Rates in Infants by Year of Birth, by State, Ranked by Rates, United States, 2012

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Rank*StateCasesRate per 100,000 Live Births
1Louisiana3249.3
2Arkansas1127.6
3Texas7819.4
4Florida3716.7
5Maryland1216.0
6Illinois2715.8
7Arizona1415.1
8Ohio1611.0
9Georgia149.9
10South Carolina69.9
Healthy People 2020 TARGET9.1
11Alaska18.8
12Delaware18.7
U.S. TOTAL3227.8
13California346.5
14Alabama46.4
15Michigan76.0
16Pennsylvania64.1
17Nebraska13.7
18Kentucky23.5
19New Mexico13.4
20New York83.2
21Nevada12.7
22Oregon12.1
23Minnesota11.4
24Wisconsin11.4
25Massachusetts11.3
26Missouri11.3
27Tennessee11.2
28Virginia11.0
29New Jersey10.9
30North Carolina10.8
Colorado00.0
Connecticut00.0
Hawaii00.0
Idaho00.0
Indiana00.0
Iowa00.0
Kansas00.0
Maine00.0
Mississippi00.0
Montana00.0
New Hampshire00.0
North Dakota00.0
Oklahoma00.0
Rhode Island00.0
South Dakota00.0
Utah00.0
Vermont00.0
Washington00.0
West Virginia00.0
Wyoming00.0

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

Mother's state of residence was used to assign case.

Total includes cases reported by the District of Columbia, with 0 cases, but excludes outlying areas (Guam with 0 cases, Puerto Rico with 1 case and rate of 2.2, and Virgin Islands with 0 cases).

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