Figure 35. Primary and Secondary Syphilis — Reported Cases by Sex and Sexual Behavior, 36 States*, 2012–2016

Figure 35. Line graph showing reported cases of primary and secondary syphilis in 36 States from 2012 to 2016 by sex and sexual behavior.

* 36 states were able to classify ≥70% of reported cases of primary and secondary syphilis as either MSM, MSW, or women for each year during 2012–2016.

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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