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Table 22.  Primary and secondary syphilis - Reported cases and rates by 
           state/area, ranked according to rates: United States and 
           outlying areas, 1993
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                                                 Rate per
                                                 100,000
          Rank    State/Area          Cases    Population
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            1     Mississippi         1,761        67.5
            2     Louisiana           2,598        60.7
            3     North Carolina      1,937        28.4
            4     Missouri            1,354        26.1
            5     South Carolina        921        25.5
            6     Arkansas              559        23.4
            7     Tennessee           1,156        23.1
            8     Alabama               869        21.1
            9     Georgia             1,052        15.6
           10     Texas               2,530        14.3
           11     Delaware               94        13.6
           12     Puerto Rico           470        13.3
           13     Illinois            1,489        12.8
           14     Virgin Islands         12        10.8
           15     Ohio                1,180        10.7
                  
                  U.S.TOTAL(1)       26,498        10.4
           
           16     Virginia              660        10.3
                  
                  YEAR 2000 OBJECTIVE              10.0
           
           17     Wisconsin             496         9.9
           18     Kentucky              331         8.9
           19     Oklahoma              282         8.8
           20     Florida             1,191         8.8
           21     New York            1,390         7.7
           22     Maryland              359         7.3
           23     Indiana               362         6.4
           24     Pennsylvania          697         5.8
           25     Michigan              543         5.8
           26     Kansas                130         5.2
           27     Connecticut           158         4.8
           28     New Jersey            328         4.2
           29     California          1,073         3.5
           30     Colorado               90         2.6
           31     Arizona                95         2.5
           32     New Hampshire          26         2.3
           33     Iowa                   64         2.3
           34     New Mexico             34         2.2
           35     Massachusetts         122         2.0
           36     Alaska                 11         1.9
           37     Rhode Island           16         1.6
           38     Nevada                 20         1.5
           39     Minnesota              66         1.5
           40     Oregon                 39         1.3
           41     Washington             67         1.3
           42     Nebraska               14         0.9
           43     Wyoming                 4         0.9
           44     Hawaii                  7         0.6
           45     Maine                   7         0.6
           46     Utah                   10         0.6
           47     West Virginia           8         0.4
           48     South Dakota            2         0.3
           49     Idaho                   2         0.2
           50     Vermont                 1         0.2
           51     North Dakota            1         0.2
           52     Montana                 1         0.1
           53     Guam                    0         0.0
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          (1)Includes cases reported by Washington, D.C.

SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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This page last reviewed: Friday, July 13, 2007