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Table: Gonorrhea and Syphilis Rates by City

1999

Gonorrhea Rate by City

  

Syphilis Rate by City

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No.

City

Cases

Rate per 100,000 Population

 

No.

City

Cases

Rate per 100,000 Population

 1.

Baltimore, Md.

6,124

948.6

 

1.

Indianapolis, In.

407

50.0

 2.

Richmond, Va.

1,827

940.9

 

2.

Nashville, Tenn.

250

46.8

 3.

St. Louis, Mo.

2,876

847.6

 

3.

Baltimore, Md.

246

38.1

 4.

Rochester, N.Y.

2,037

846.6

 

4.

Memphis, Tenn.

258

29.7

 5.

Atlanta, Ga.

5,631

761.6

 

5.

Atlanta, Ga.

213

28.8

 6.

Washington, D.C.

3,536

675.9

 

6.

Oklahoma City, Ok.

114

28.0

 7.

Detroit, Mich.

7,900

626.8

 

7.

Detroit, Mich.

189

15.0

 8.

Newark, N.J.

1,741

612.3

 

8.

St. Louis, Mo.

51

15.0

 9.

Norfolk, Va.

1,291

599.9

 

9.

Tulsa, Ok.

45

11.8

10.

Memphis, Tenn.

5,038

579.9

 

10.

New Orleans, La.

51

11.0

11.

New Orleans, La.

2,687

577.2

 

11.

Louisville, Ky.

67

10.0

12.

Philadelphia, Penn.

7,775

541.3

 

12.

Chicago, Ill.

282

9.5

13.

Milwaukee, Wis.

4,884

535.7

 

13.

Norfolk, Va.

20

9.3

14.

Chicago, Ill.

14,488

486.4

 

14.

Washington, D.C,

45

8.6

15.

Kansas City, Mo.

1,956

432.8

 

15.

Charlotte, N.C.

53

8.4

16.

Minneapolis, Minn.

1,558

427.4

 

16.

Newark, N.J.

22

7.7

17.

Jacksonville, Fla.

2,981

405.2

 

17.

Dallas, Texas

151

7.4

18.

Buffalo, N.Y.

1,233

389.2

 

18.

Phoenix, Az.

195

7.0

19.

Birmingham, Ala.

2,492

377.8

 

19.

Richmond, Va.

13

6.7

20.

Indianapolis, In.

3,045

374.4

 

20.

San Juan, P.R.

61

5.8

 

 

Gonorrhea Rate per 100,000 for United States:

133.2

 

Syphilis Rate per 100,000 for United States:

2.5



  
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