Table 27. Primary and Secondary Syphilis — Reported Cases and Rates of Reported Cases by State/Territory and Region in Alphabetical Order, United States, 2015-2019

Table 27. Primary and Secondary Syphilis — Reported Cases and Rates of Reported Cases by State/Territory and Region in Alphabetical Order, United States, 2015-2019
State/Territory Cases Rates per 100,000 Population
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Alabama 280 376 424 477 618 5.8 7.7 8.7 9.8 12.6
Alaska 8 8 13 55 129 1.1 1.1 1.8 7.5 17.5
Arizona 589 721 943 1,047 1,290 8.6 10.4 13.4 14.6 18.0
Arkansas 134 150 234 288 404 4.5 5.0 7.8 9.6 13.4
California 4,908 5,891 6,708 7,607 8,266 12.5 15.0 17.0 19.2 20.9
Colorado 245 250 292 337 486 4.5 4.5 5.2 5.9 8.5
Connecticut 92 110 110 91 210 2.6 3.1 3.1 2.5 5.9
Delaware 41 58 57 30 94 4.3 6.1 5.9 3.1 9.7
District of Columbia 95 161 274 279 308 14.1 23.6 39.5 39.7 43.8
Florida 2,083 2,406 2,390 2,880 3,189 10.3 11.7 11.4 13.5 15.0
Georgia 1,413 1,350 1,489 1,607 1,750 13.8 13.1 14.3 15.3 16.6
Hawaii 91 112 94 92 120 6.4 7.8 6.6 6.5 8.4
Idaho 57 50 64 46 47 3.4 3.0 3.7 2.6 2.7
Illinois 1,085 1,260 1,225 1,408 1,374 8.4 9.8 9.6 11.1 10.8
Indiana 285 326 319 367 336 4.3 4.9 4.8 5.5 5.0
Iowa 75 89 101 86 132 2.4 2.8 3.2 2.7 4.2
Kansas 87 124 133 152 190 3.0 4.3 4.6 5.2 6.5
Kentucky 145 219 262 366 438 3.3 4.9 5.9 8.2 9.8
Louisiana 696 750 679 669 700 14.9 16.0 14.5 14.4 15.0
Maine 28 42 65 74 55 2.1 3.2 4.9 5.5 4.1
Maryland 509 509 573 737 868 8.5 8.5 9.5 12.2 14.4
Massachusetts 418 489 538 552 610 6.2 7.2 7.8 8.0 8.8
Michigan 403 365 480 649 678 4.1 3.7 4.8 6.5 6.8
Minnesota 246 306 292 292 385 4.5 5.5 5.2 5.2 6.9
Mississippi 219 326 310 464 690 7.3 10.9 10.4 15.5 23.1
Missouri 307 400 507 806 817 5.0 6.6 8.3 13.2 13.3
Montana 13 14 48 45 67 1.3 1.3 4.6 4.2 6.3
Nebraska 45 67 43 119 136 2.4 3.5 2.2 6.2 7.0
Nevada 335 444 587 682 808 11.6 15.1 19.6 22.5 26.6
New Hampshire 40 40 43 64 47 3.0 3.0 3.2 4.7 3.5
New Jersey 372 472 499 570 631 4.2 5.3 5.5 6.4 7.1
New Mexico 118 189 193 304 511 5.7 9.1 9.2 14.5 24.4
New York 2,006 2,455 2,355 2,654 2,865 10.1 12.4 11.9 13.6 14.7
North Carolina 1,196 1,082 1,138 1,098 1,122 11.9 10.7 11.1 10.6 10.8
North Dakota 11 33 44 41 45 1.5 4.4 5.8 5.4 5.9
Ohio 560 716 832 740 749 4.8 6.2 7.1 6.3 6.4
Oklahoma 209 264 373 531 791 5.3 6.7 9.5 13.5 20.1
Oregon 345 327 352 424 454 8.6 8.0 8.5 10.1 10.8
Pennsylvania 655 755 793 797 991 5.1 5.9 6.2 6.2 7.7
Rhode Island 77 90 71 96 101 7.3 8.5 6.7 9.1 9.6
South Carolina 294 316 361 384 516 6.0 6.4 7.2 7.6 10.1
South Dakota 39 26 33 41 48 4.5 3.0 3.8 4.6 5.4
Tennessee 349 390 488 553 676 5.3 5.9 7.3 8.2 10.0
Texas 1,680 1,955 2,233 2,538 2,357 6.1 7.0 7.9 8.8 8.2
Utah 65 92 117 169 138 2.2 3.0 3.8 5.3 4.4
Vermont 9 23 13 11 11 1.4 3.7 2.1 1.8 1.8
Virginia 334 459 536 702 659 4.0 5.5 6.3 8.2 7.7
Washington 445 565 677 802 816 6.2 7.8 9.1 10.6 10.8
West Virginia 52 53 62 65 79 2.8 2.9 3.4 3.6 4.4
Wisconsin 79 132 173 152 179 1.4 2.3 3.0 2.6 3.1
Wyoming 5 7 4 23 11 0.9 1.2 0.7 4.0 1.9
US TOTAL 23,872 27,814 30,644 35,063 38,992 7.4 8.6 9.4 10.7 11.9
Northeast 3,697 4,476 4,487 4,909 5,521 6.6 8.0 7.9 8.7 9.8
Midwest 3,222 3,844 4,182 4,853 5,069 4.7 5.7 6.1 7.1 7.4
South 9,729 10,824 11,883 13,668 15,259 8.0 8.8 9.6 11.0 12.2
West 7,224 8,670 10,092 11,633 13,143 9.5 11.3 13.0 14.9 16.9
American Samoa NR NR NR 0 0 0.0 0.0
Guam 2 2 13 18 5 1.2 1.2 7.8 10.7 3.0
Northern Mariana Islands NR NR NR 1 1 1.9 1.9
Puerto Rico 531 493 411 365 329 15.3 14.5 12.3 11.1 10.0
Virgin Islands 8 0 0 NR NR 7.8 0.0 0.0
TERRITORIES 541 495 424 384 335 14.5 13.4 11.7 10.8 9.4
TOTAL 24,413 28,309 31,068 35,447 39,327 7.5 8.7 9.4 10.7 11.9
 

NR = No report.

NOTE: See Technical Notes for more information on interpreting case counts and rates in US territories.

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