Table 13. Gonorrhea — Reported Cases and Rates of Reported Cases by State, Ranked by Rates, United States, 2017

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Rank* State Cases Rate per 100,000 Population
1 Mississippi 9,258 309.8
2 Alaska 2,189 295.1
3 Louisiana 12,017 256.7
4 South Carolina 12,623 254.4
5 Alabama 11,948 245.7
6 Oklahoma 9,081 231.4
7 North Carolina 22,871 225.4
8 Arkansas 6,710 224.5
9 Georgia 22,667 219.8
10 New Mexico 4,489 215.7
11 Missouri 13,086 214.8
12 Ohio 23,967 206.4
13 California 75,348 192.0
14 Nevada 5,520 187.8
15 Delaware 1,784 187.4
16 Tennessee 12,426 186.8
17 Illinois 23,859 186.4
18 Maryland 10,978 182.5
19 Arizona 12,502 180.4
20 Indiana 11,835 178.4
21 New York 34,099 172.7
  U.S. TOTAL† 555,608 171.9
22 Texas 47,409 170.2
23 Kentucky 7,417 167.2
24 Michigan 15,742 158.6
25 Kansas 4,545 156.3
26 Florida 31,683 153.7
27 Colorado 8,478 153.0
28 Virginia 12,596 149.7
29 South Dakota 1,290 149.1
30 Nebraska 2,653 139.1
31 Washington 9,915 136.0
32 Wisconsin 7,661 132.6
33 North Dakota 966 127.4
34 Oregon 5,022 122.7
35 Iowa 3,758 119.9
36 Pennsylvania 15,244 119.2
37 Minnesota 6,519 118.1
38 Massachusetts 7,737 113.6
39 Connecticut 3,913 109.4
40 New Jersey 9,439 105.5
41 Rhode Island 1,087 102.9
42 Hawaii 1,358 95.1
43 Utah 2,543 83.3
44 Montana 782 75.0
45 West Virginia 1,296 70.8
46 Wyoming 412 70.4
47 Idaho 987 58.6
48 Maine 620 46.6
49 New Hampshire 513 38.4
50 Vermont 203 32.5

* 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 4,563 cases and a rate of 669.9, but excludes outlying areas (Guam with 202 cases and rate of 121.0, Puerto Rico with 588 cases and rate of 17.2, and Virgin Islands with 15 cases and rate of 13.9).

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