Table 40. Congenital Syphilis — Reported Cases and Rates of Reported Cases by State, Ranked by Rates, United States, 2019

Table 40. Congenital Syphilis — Reported Cases and Rates of Reported Cases by State, Ranked by Rates, United States, 2019
Rank* State† Cases Rate per 100,000 Live Births
1 Texas 528 138.2
2 Arizona 109 133.1
3 New Mexico 28 117.8
4 Nevada 41 114.7
5 Louisiana 68 111.4
6 California 445 94.3
7 Oklahoma 43 85.6
8 Florida 145 64.8
9 Arkansas 21 56.0
US TOTAL‡ 1,870 48.5
10 Maryland 31 43.3
11 Oregon 18 41.3
12 Georgia 52 40.2
13 West Virginia 6 32.1
14 Minnesota 21 30.6
15 South Carolina 17 29.8
16 Alabama 15 25.4
17 Missouri 18 24.6
18 Kansas 9 24.6
19 North Carolina 27 22.5
20 Illinois 32 21.4
21 Delaware 2 18.4
22 Washington 15 17.1
23 Hawaii 3 17.1
24 New Hampshire 2 16.5
25 South Dakota 2 16.5
26 Kentucky 9 16.4
27 Tennessee 13 16.0
28 Indiana 13 15.8
29 Colorado 10 15.5
30 Michigan 17 15.3
31 New Jersey 15 14.8
32 Ohio 19 13.9
33 Massachusetts 9 12.7
34 New York 27 11.8
35 Virginia 11 11.0
36 Pennsylvania 13 9.4
37 Connecticut 3 8.5
38 Montana 1 8.5
39 Utah 4 8.2
40 Mississippi 3 8.0
41 Idaho 1 4.5
42 Wisconsin 2 3.1
43 Iowa 1 2.6
Alaska 0 0.0
Maine 0 0.0
Nebraska 0 0.0
North Dakota 0 0.0
Rhode Island 0 0.0
Vermont 0 0.0
Wyoming 0 0.0
 

* States were ranked by rate; then 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 1 case and a rate of 10.5, but excludes territories.

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