Table 40. Congenital 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 Live Births
1 Texas 367 92.2
2 Nevada 31 85.5
3 Louisiana 46 72.8
4 Arizona 61 72.2
5 California 332 67.9
6 Arkansas 25 65.3
7 Florida 108 48.0
8 New Mexico 10 40.5
9 Maryland 29 39.7
  US TOTAL‡ 1,306 33.1
10 Georgia 31 23.8
11 Oklahoma 12 22.8
12 Missouri 17 22.8
13 Hawaii 4 22.1
14 Oregon 10 22.0
15 Kansas 8 21.0
16 Illinois 29 18.8
17 Kentucky 9 16.2
18 South Carolina 9 15.7
19 Tennessee 12 14.9
20 Ohio 20 14.5
21 Minnesota 10 14.3
22 North Carolina 17 14.1
23 New Jersey 13 12.7
24 New York 28 12.0
25 Alabama 7 11.8
26 Michigan 13 11.5
27 Colorado 7 10.5
28 Alaska 1 8.9
29 Virginia 9 8.8
30 New Hampshire 1 8.2
31 South Dakota 1 8.1
32 Mississippi 3 7.9
33 Washington 7 7.7
34 Iowa 3 7.6
35 Pennsylvania 9 6.5
36 Connecticut 2 5.6
37 West Virginia 1 5.2
38 Idaho 1 4.4
39 Utah 1 2.0
40 Wisconsin 1 1.5
41 Indiana 1 1.2
  Delaware 0 0.0
  Maine 0 0.0
  Massachusetts 0 0.0
  Montana 0 0.0
  Nebraska 0 0.0
  North Dakota 0 0.0
  Rhode Island 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 cases per 100,000 live births, but excludes territories.

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