Sexually Transmitted Cases By Race, Gender and Disease, Michigan Residents, 2015

All Genders

Race or Hispanic
Ancestry
ChlamydiaGonorrheaPrimary & Secondary
Syphilis
All Syphilis
NumberPercentNumberPercentNumberPercentNumberPercent
Total 47,702100.0% 10,615 100.0% 401100.0% 1,094 100.0%
White 13,506 28.3% 1,789 16.9% 141 35.2% 339 31.0%
Black  16,120 33.8% 5,603 52.8% 233 58.1% 648 59.2%
Native American 180 0.4% 19 0.2% 1 0.2% 3 0.3%
Asian & Pacific Islander 290 0.6% 41 0.4% 4 1.0%12 1.1%
Other Race 608 1.3% 105 1.0% 6 1.5% 21 1.9%
Hispanic 1,501 3.1% 243 2.3% 16 4.0% 51 4.7%
Not Reported 15,497 32.5% 2,815 26.5% - 0.0% 20 1.8%

Male Cases

Race or Hispanic
Ancestry
ChlamydiaGonorrheaPrimary & Secondary
Syphilis
All Syphilis
NumberPercentNumberPercentNumberPercentNumberPercent
Total 14,431100.0% 5,288100.0% 368100.0% 889100.0%
White 3,572 24.8% 815 15.4% 134 36.4% 301 33.9%
Black  5,459 37.8% 2,863 54.1% 207 56.3% 502 56.5%
Native American 45 0.3% 11 0.2% 1 0.3% 3 0.3%
Asian & Pacific Islander 85 0.6% 23 0.4% 4 1.1% 9 1.0%
Other Race 160 1.1% 58 1.1% 6 1.6% 17 1.9%
Hispanic 404 2.8% 101 1.9% 16 4.3% 44 4.9%
Not Reported 4,706 32.6% 1,417 26.8% - 0.0% 13 1.5%

Female Cases

Race or Hispanic
Ancestry
ChlamydiaGonorrheaPrimary & Secondary
Syphilis
All Syphilis
NumberPercentNumberPercentNumberPercentNumberPercent
Total 33,224 100.0% 5,315 100.0% 33 100.0% 205 100.0%
White 9,930 29.9% 974 18.3% 7 21.2% 38 18.5%
Black  10,656 32.1% 2,738 51.5% 26 78.8% 146 71.2%
Native American 135 0.4% 8 0.2% - 0.0% - 0.0%
Asian & Pacific Islander 205 0.6% 18 0.3% - 0.0% 3 1.5%
Other Race 447 1.3% 47 0.9% - 0.0% 4 2.0%
Hispanic 1,097 3.3% 142 2.7% - 0.0% 7 3.4%
Not Reported 10,754 32.4% 1,388 26.1% - 0.0% 7 3.4%
Notes:

Race or Hispanic Ancestry: Race without mention of Hispanic ancestry, or Hispanic ancestry with or without mention of race.

Reporting of race or Hispanic ethnicity has always been very complete for syphilis cases ( > 90%) but poor for gonorrhea and chlamydia cases ( <=50% 2005, 60% 2009- 2011, 70% 2012- 13, 75% 2014). Race and ethnicity data are expected to improve further over the next few years.

STD cases: Outpatient clinics, hospitals, doctors offices and other health facilities report STD cases to the Michigan Department of Community Health. Cases include Michigan residents and reports of out-of-state testing for Michigan residents.

Source: Michigan Sexually Transmitted Diseases Database, STD & HIV Prevention Section, Bureau of Epidemiology, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services; Table prepared by the Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

Last Updated: 06/02/2016