Table 26. Primary and Secondary Syphilis — Reported Cases and Rates of Reported Cases by State, Ranked by Rates, United States, 2019

Table 26. Primary and Secondary Syphilis — Reported Cases and Rates of Reported Cases by State, Ranked by Rates, United States, 2019
Rank* State Cases Rate per 100,000 Population
1 Nevada 808 26.6
2 New Mexico 511 24.4
3 Mississippi 690 23.1
4 California 8,266 20.9
5 Oklahoma 791 20.1
6 Arizona 1,290 18.0
7 Alaska 129 17.5
8 Georgia 1,750 16.6
9 Louisiana 700 15.0
10 Florida 3,189 15.0
11 New York 2,865 14.7
12 Maryland 868 14.4
13 Arkansas 404 13.4
14 Missouri 817 13.3
15 Alabama 618 12.6
US TOTAL† 38,992 11.9
16 Oregon 454 10.8
17 Washington 816 10.8
18 North Carolina 1,122 10.8
19 Illinois 1,374 10.8
20 South Carolina 516 10.1
21 Tennessee 676 10.0
22 Kentucky 438 9.8
23 Delaware 94 9.7
24 Rhode Island 101 9.6
25 Massachusetts 610 8.8
26 Colorado 486 8.5
27 Hawaii 120 8.4
28 Texas 2,357 8.2
29 Pennsylvania 991 7.7
30 Virginia 659 7.7
31 New Jersey 631 7.1
32 Nebraska 136 7.0
33 Minnesota 385 6.9
34 Michigan 678 6.8
35 Kansas 190 6.5
36 Ohio 749 6.4
37 Montana 67 6.3
38 North Dakota 45 5.9
39 Connecticut 210 5.9
40 South Dakota 48 5.4
41 Indiana 336 5.0
42 West Virginia 79 4.4
43 Utah 138 4.4
44 Iowa 132 4.2
45 Maine 55 4.1
46 New Hampshire 47 3.5
47 Wisconsin 179 3.1
48 Idaho 47 2.7
49 Wyoming 11 1.9
50 Vermont 11 1.8
 

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

† Total includes cases reported by the District of Columbia with 308 cases and a rate of 43.8, but excludes territories.

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