Table 40. Congenital Syphilis — 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 Live Births
1 Louisiana 59 93.4
2 Nevada 21 57.9
3 California 281 57.5
4 Texas 176 44.2
5 Florida 93 41.3
6 Arizona 30 35.5
7 Maryland 20 27.3
  U.S. TOTAL‡ 918 23.3
8 Arkansas 8 20.9
9 North Carolina 23 19.0
10 Georgia 23 17.7
11 Oregon 8 17.6
12 Hawaii 3 16.6
13 South Carolina 8 14.0
14 Illinois 21 13.6
15 Missouri 10 13.4
16 Oklahoma 7 13.3
17 Ohio 18 13.0
18 New Jersey 13 12.7
19 Tennessee 10 12.4
20 Virginia 11 10.7
21 West Virginia 2 10.5
22 Alabama 6 10.1
23 Indiana 8 9.6
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24 Kentucky 5 9.0
25 Michigan 10 8.8
26 South Dakota 1 8.1
27 Montana 1 8.1
28 New York 16 6.8
29 Washington 6 6.6
30 Colorado 4 6.0
31 Iowa 2 5.1
32 Wisconsin 3 4.5
33 Pennsylvania 6 4.3
34 New Mexico 1 4.0
35 Nebraska 1 3.8
36 Minnesota 2 2.9
37 Mississippi 1 2.6
  Alaska 0 0.0
  Connecticut 0 0.0
  Delaware 0 0.0
  Idaho 0 0.0
  Kansas 0 0.0
  Maine 0 0.0
  Massachusetts 0 0.0
  New Hampshire 0 0.0
  North Dakota 0 0.0
  Rhode Island 0 0.0
  Utah 0 0.0
  Vermont 0 0.0
  Wyoming 0 0.0

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

† Mother’s state of residence was used to assign case.

‡ Total includes cases reported by the District of Columbia with 0 cases and a rate of 0.0, but excludes outlying areas (Guam with 0 cases and rate of 0.0, Puerto Rico with 4 cases and rate of 14.2, and Virgin Islands with 0 cases and rate of 0.0).

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