Table 26. Primary and Secondary Syphilis — Reported Cases and Rates of Reported Cases by State, Ranked by Rates, United States, 2018

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Rank* State Cases Rate per 100,000 Population
1 Nevada 682 22.7
2 California 7,607 19.2
3 Mississippi 464 15.5
4 Georgia 1,607 15.4
5 Arizona 1,047 14.9
6 New Mexico 304 14.6
7 Louisiana 669 14.3
8 Florida 2,880 13.7
9 Oklahoma 531 13.5
10 New York 2,654 13.4
11 Missouri 806 13.2
12 Maryland 737 12.2
13 Illinois 1,408 11.0
14 Washington 802 10.8
  US TOTAL† 35,063 10.8
15 North Carolina 1,098 10.7
16 Oregon 424 10.2
17 Alabama 477 9.8
18 Arkansas 288 9.6
19 Rhode Island 96 9.1
20 Texas 2,538 9.0
21 Virginia 702 8.3
22 Tennessee 553 8.2
23 Kentucky 366 8.2
24 Massachusetts 552 8.0
25 South Carolina 384 7.6
26 Alaska 55 7.4
27 Michigan 649 6.5
28 Hawaii 92 6.4
29 Ohio 740 6.3
30 New Jersey 570 6.3
31 Pennsylvania 797 6.2
32 Nebraska 119 6.2
33 Colorado 337 6.0
34 Maine 74 5.5
35 Indiana 367 5.5
36 Utah 169 5.4
37 North Dakota 41 5.4
38 Minnesota 292 5.2
39 Kansas 152 5.2
40 New Hampshire 64 4.8
41 South Dakota 41 4.7
42 Montana 45 4.3
43 Wyoming 23 4.0
44 West Virginia 65 3.6
45 Delaware 30 3.1
46 Iowa 86 2.7
47 Idaho 46 2.7
48 Wisconsin 152 2.6
49 Connecticut 91 2.5
50 Vermont 11 1.8

* 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 279 cases and a rate of 40.2 cases per 100,000 population, but excludes territories.

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