Figure AA. Primary and Secondary Syphilis — Estimated Rates of Reported Cases Among MSM by State, United States, 2017

Figure AA. United States map showing estimated rates of reported cases of primary and secondary syphilis among MSM in 2017 by state.

* States reporting less than 70% of cases identified as MSM, MSW, or women in 2017 are suppressed.

NOTE: Estimates based on reported P&S syphilis cases among MSM in 2017 (numerator) and a published method of estimating the population size of MSM (denominator) by state. See Section A1.2 in the Appendix for information on estimating MSM population sizes for rate denominators.

ACRONYMS: MSM = Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (collectively referred to as MSM); MSW = Men who have sex with women only; P&S = Primary and secondary.