Figure 17

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United States map showing rates of reported cases of gonorrhea by county. In 2018, 93.4% of all counties in the United States reported at least one case of gonorrhea; however, 49.0% of reported gonorrhea cases occurred in just 70 counties or independent cities. The rate ranged from 0.0 to 30.0 cases per 100,000 population in 627 counties (20.0%), 31.0 to 60.0 cases per 100,000 population in 625 counties (20.0%), from 61.0 to 102.0 cases per 100,000 population in 629 counties (20.0%), from 103.0 to 183.0 cases per 100,000 population in 628 counties (20.0%), and was 184.0 cases per 100,000 population or more in 633 counties (20.1%). As in previous years, counties with the highest gonorrhea rates were concentrated in the South.