Table 13. Gonorrhea — Reported Cases and Rates of Reported Cases by State, Ranked by Rates, United States, 2016

Rank* State Cases Rate per 100,000 Population
1 Mississippi 7,157 239.2
2 Louisiana 10,782 230.8
3 Georgia 20,553 201.2
4 Alaska 1,454 196.9
5 North Carolina 19,687 196.0
6 Oklahoma 7,574 193.6
7 Arkansas 5,732 192.5
8 Missouri 11,479 188.7
9 South Carolina 9,194 187.8
10 Delaware 1,702 179.9
11 Ohio 20,487 176.4
12 Alabama 8,408 173.0
13 New Mexico 3,516 168.6
14 California 64,551 164.9
15 Illinois 21,199 164.8
16 Maryland 9,523 158.5
17 Texas 42,472 154.6
18 Tennessee 10,179 154.2
19 Nevada 4,380 151.5
20 Arizona 10,330 151.3
21 South Dakota 1,269 147.8
22 New York 29,000 146.5
  U.S. TOTAL† 468,514 145.8
23 Indiana 9,451 142.8
24 Florida 28,162 138.9
25 Virginia 11,084 132.2
26 North Dakota 1,000 132.1
27 Kentucky 5,812 131.3
28 Michigan 12,450 125.5
29 Kansas 3,353 115.2
30 Pennsylvania 14,603 114.1
31 Washington 8,174 114.0
32 Nebraska 2,156 113.7
33 Wisconsin 6,498 112.6
34 Colorado 5,975 109.5
35 Oregon 4,353 108.0
36 Hawaii 1,467 102.5
37 Minnesota 5,104 93.0
38 New Jersey 8,162 91.1
39 Montana 867 83.9
40 Iowa 2,600 83.2
41 Connecticut 2,731 76.1
42 Massachusetts 4,980 73.3
43 Utah 2,100 70.1
44 Rhode Island 716 67.8
45 West Virginia 919 49.8
46 Wyoming 275 46.9
47 Idaho 635 38.4
48 New Hampshire 456 34.3
49 Maine 451 33.9
50 Vermont 126 20.1

* States were ranked by rate, then by case count, then in alphabetical order, with rates shown rounded to the nearest tenth.

† Total includes cases reported by the District of Columbia with 3,226 cases and a rate of 479.9, but excludes outlying areas (Guam with 133 cases and rate of 82.2, Puerto Rico with 744 cases and rate of 21.4, and Virgin Islands with 35 cases and rate of 34.0).