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Table 19. Gonorrhea—Counties and independent cities* ranked by number of reported cases: United States, 2008

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RankCounty/Independent CityCasesRate per
100,000 Population
Cumulative Percent
1Cook County, IL13,227250.33
2Wayne County, MI9,081457.56
3Los Angeles County, CA8,95990.79
4Harris County, TX6,164156.611
5Dallas County, TX5,137217.112
6Philadelphia County, PA4,950341.514
7Marion County, IN3,971452.915
8Shelby County, TN3,849422.916
9Franklin County, OH3,666327.917
10Kings County, NY3,313131.018
11Hamilton County, OH3,185378.119
12Baltimore (City), MD3,181499.020
13Fulton County, GA2,944296.721
14Tarrant County, TX2,940171.222
15Bexar County, TX2,932183.923
16Duval County, FL2,661313.423
17Washington, D.C.2,656451.524
18Bronx County, NY2,629191.425
19Jefferson County, AL2,604395.326
20Cuyahoga County, OH2,478191.226
21New York County, NY2,472152.527
22Jackson County, MO2,345351.628
23Broward County, FL2,323132.029
24Allegheny County, PA2,158177.029
25Maricopa County, AZ2,12854.830
26Mecklenburg County, NC2,121244.630
27Miami-Dade County, FL2,12088.831
28DeKalb County, GA2,116287.132
29Oklahoma County, OK2,099299.132
30Hillsborough County, FL2,092178.133
31Orange County, FL2,075194.634
32San Diego County, CA2,06669.434
33Jefferson County, KY2,043288.035
34San Francisco County, CA2,023264.535
35Alameda County, CA1,952133.336
36Clark County, NV1,918104.436
37St Louis (City), MO1,890538.837
38Travis County, TX1,884193.438
39Queens County, NY1,87382.538
40St. Louis County, MO1,731173.939
41Essex County, NJ1,662214.239
42Sacramento County, CA1,642118.440
43Erie County, NY1,569171.840
44Pinellas County, FL1,505164.041
45Prince George's County, MD1,500181.041
46Denver County, CO1,480251.641
47Tulsa County, OK1,471251.442
48Hennepin County, MN1,448127.442
49San Bernardino County, CA1,37068.243
50King County, WA1,31570.743
51Hinds County, MS1,309525.444
52Caddo County, LA1,299514.244
53Monroe County, NY1,298177.944
54Richmond (City), VA1,279639.145
55Genesee County, MI1,264290.845
56Orleans County, LA1,232515.245
57Charleston County, SC1,222356.346
58Wake County, NC1,222146.746
59Bell County, TX1,210436.946
60Oakland County, MI1,16496.547
61Norfolk (City), VA1,155489.947
62Montgomery County, OH1,154214.548
63Lake County, IN1,146232.948
64Pulaski County, AR1,130302.248
65Davidson County, TN1,091176.149
66Cumberland County, NC1,068348.449
67Mobile County, AL1,057261.449
68Kent County, MI1,056174.749
69Leon County, FL1,054403.950
70New Haven County, CT1,046123.750
71Palm Beach County, FL1,02881.250

* Accounting for 50% of reported gonorrhea cases.

Counties and independent cities were ranked in descending order by number of cases reported in 2008.

NOTE: Milwaukee County was not ranked by case count or rate due to misclassification of 2008 Milwaukee County STD morbidity data.

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