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June 16, 2021

Ranking States by Prevalence of STDs

The 2019 report from the CDC (PDF).

Chlamydia: Alaska has the highest rate (848.1/100,000); California is in 15th place with 598.4; national average is 552.8.

Gonorrhea: Mississippi is highest at 404.1; California is in 18th place with 203.0; national average is 188.4.

Primary and Secondary Syphilis: Nevada is highest at 26.6; California is in 4th place with 20.9; national average is 11.9.

Congenital Syphilis: Texas is highest at 138.2; California is in 6th place with 94.3; national average is 48.5. Seven states reported ZERO congenital syphilis.

Filed under California,Health | permalink | June 16, 2021 at 03:25 PM

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