Table 21. Congenital Syphilis — Reported Cases and Rates of Reported Cases by Year of Birth, by State/Territory* and Region in Alphabetical Order, United States, 2016-2020

Table 21. Congenital Syphilis — Reported Cases and Rates of Reported Cases by Year of Birth, by State/Territory* and Region in Alphabetical Order, United States, 2016-2020
State/Territory
Cases
Rates per 100,000 Live Births
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Alabama 4 6 7 15 21 6.8 10.2 12.1 25.6 35.8
Alaska 0 0 1 0 8 0.0 0.0 9.9 0.0 81.4
Arizona 17 32 61 109 120 20.1 39.1 75.6 137.3 151.2
Arkansas 6 8 25 21 23 15.7 21.3 67.5 57.4 62.9
California 207 281 329 444 481 42.3 59.6 72.3 99.4 107.7
Colorado 4 4 8 10 22 6.0 6.2 12.7 15.9 35.0
Connecticut 0 0 2 3 2 0.0 0.0 5.8 8.8 5.8
Delaware 0 0 0 2 2 0.0 0.0 0.0 18.9 18.9
District of Columbia 1 0 1 1 3 10.1 0.0 10.9 11.0 33.0
Florida 61 99 109 145 154 27.1 44.3 49.2 65.9 70.0
Georgia 21 23 31 56 82 16.1 17.8 24.6 44.3 64.9
Hawaii 1 3 4 3 12 5.5 17.1 23.6 17.9 71.4
Idaho 0 0 1 1 2 0.0 0.0 4.7 4.5 9.1
Illinois 18 22 30 32 26 11.7 14.7 20.7 22.8 18.6
Indiana 8 8 1 13 6 9.6 9.7 1.2 16.1 7.4
Iowa 1 2 3 1 1 2.5 5.2 7.9 2.7 2.7
Kansas 2 1 8 9 8 5.3 2.7 22.1 25.4 22.6
Kentucky 5 6 9 9 13 9.0 11.0 16.7 17.0 24.5
Louisiana 47 57 43 68 63 74.4 93.4 72.1 115.4 106.9
Maine 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Maryland 16 20 29 32 31 21.9 27.9 40.8 45.6 44.2
Massachusetts 3 0 0 9 10 4.2 0.0 0.0 13.0 14.5
Michigan 13 10 14 17 29 11.5 9.0 12.7 15.8 26.9
Minnesota 7 2 10 21 7 10.0 2.9 14.8 31.8 10.6
Mississippi 2 1 3 3 37 5.3 2.7 8.1 8.2 101.0
Missouri 8 10 18 18 30 10.7 13.7 24.6 25.0 41.6
Montana 0 1 0 1 2 0.0 8.5 0.0 9.0 18.1
Nebraska 1 1 0 0 1 3.8 3.9 0.0 0.0 4.0
Nevada 12 24 31 41 46 33.1 67.1 86.9 116.9 131.2
New Hampshire 0 0 1 2 0 0.0 0.0 8.3 16.9 0.0
New Jersey 12 14 13 15 24 11.7 13.8 12.8 15.1 24.1
New Mexico 3 1 10 28 42 12.1 4.2 43.4 122.0 182.9
New York 13 16 28 27 30 5.5 7.0 12.4 12.2 13.5
North Carolina 18 25 19 27 31 14.9 20.8 16.0 22.7 26.1
North Dakota 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 28.7
Ohio 12 18 21 19 33 8.7 13.2 15.5 14.1 24.5
Oklahoma 3 7 11 42 53 5.7 13.9 22.1 85.5 107.8
Oregon 6 8 20 18 19 13.2 18.3 47.4 43.0 45.4
Pennsylvania 5 7 9 13 14 3.6 5.1 6.6 9.7 10.4
Rhode Island 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.8
South Carolina 9 8 9 17 19 15.7 14.0 15.9 29.8 33.3
South Dakota 2 3 1 2 4 16.3 24.7 8.4 17.5 34.9
Tennessee 8 10 13 13 31 9.9 12.3 16.1 16.2 38.5
Texas 71 179 371 528 561 17.8 46.9 98.0 139.8 148.6
Utah 0 0 1 4 1 0.0 0.0 2.1 8.5 2.1
Vermont 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Virginia 8 12 10 11 15 7.8 12.0 10.0 11.3 15.4
Washington 3 6 6 17 10 3.3 6.9 7.0 20.0 11.8
West Virginia 2 3 1 6 8 10.5 16.1 5.5 33.1 44.1
Wisconsin 1 3 1 2 6 1.5 4.6 1.6 3.2 9.5
Wyoming 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 15.2
US TOTAL 641 941 1,323 1,875 2,148 16.2 24.4 34.9 50.0 57.3
Northeast 33 37 53 69 81 5.3 6.0 8.7 11.5 13.5
Midwest 73 80 107 134 154 8.8 9.9 13.4 17.1 19.6
South 282 464 691 996 1,147 18.4 30.9 46.5 67.4 77.6
West 253 360 472 676 766 26.4 38.9 52.5 76.2 86.4
American Samoa NR NR 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Guam 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Northern Mariana Islands NR NR 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Puerto Rico 5 7 9 7 4 17.7 28.8 42.0 34.4 19.7
Virgin Islands 0 0 NR 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
TERRITORIES 5 7 9 7 4 15.2 24.3 34.5 26.8 15.3
TOTAL 646 948 1,332 1,882 2,152 16.2 24.4 34.9 49.9 57.0
* Mother’s state/territory of residence was used to assign case.

NOTE: See Technical Notes for more information on interpreting case counts and rates in US territories. The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced uncertainty and difficulty in interpreting 2020 case data. See Impact of COVID-19 on STDs for more information.

NR = No report.

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