Primary & Secondary Syphilis Cases
Five-year Average Number of Cases, Rates and Percent Distribution
By Gender and Selected Age Groups
Michigan Residents, 2011-2015

GenderAll AgesLess than 1515 to 1920 to 2425 to 2930 to 4445+
Average Number of Cases       
Total379.2-24.0103.482.8116.053.0
Male349.6-19.895.476.8107.250.4
Female29.6-4.28.06.08.82.6
Female to Male Ratio0.1---0.20.10.10.10.1
Percent Distribution       
Total 100.0- 6.3 27.3 21.8 30.6 14.0
Male 100.0- 5.7 27.3 22.0 30.7 14.4
Female 100.0- 14.2 27.0 20.3 29.7 8.8
Age-specific Rate       
Total 3.8±0.2-     3.5±0.6 14.4±1.2 13.8±1.3 6.5±0.5 1.2±0.1
Male 7.2±0.3-     5.6±1.1 26.2±2.3 25.3±2.5 12.0±1.0 2.5±0.3
Female 0.6±0.1-     1.3±0.5 2.3±0.7 2.0±0.7 1.0±0.3 0.1±0.1

Notes:

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

Asterisk (*) indicates that data do not meet standards of reliability or precision.

A dash ("–") indicates quantity zero.

Tripple dashes ("---") indicates that the data is not available.

All Ages category includes records with unknown age.

Total (Both Sexes) category includes records with unknown sex.

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

Last Updated: 06/02/2016