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Figure 41. Primary and Secondary Syphilis — Reported Cases by Sex, Sexual Behavior, and HIV Status, 31 States*, 2015

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Figure 41. Bar graph showing reported cases of primary and secondary syphilis in 31 states during 2015 by sex, sexual behavior, and HIV status.

* 31 states were able to classify ≥70% of reported cases of primary and secondary syphilis as MSW, MSM, or women and ≥70% of cases as HIV-positive or HIV-negative during 2015.

MSM = Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (collectively referred to as MSM); MSW = Men who have sex with women only.

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