Primary & Secondary Syphilis Cases
Five-year Average Number of Cases, Rates and Percent Distribution
By Gender and Selected Age Groups
Michigan Residents, 2012-2016

GenderAll AgesLess than 1515 to 1920 to 2425 to 2930 to 4445+
Average Number of Cases       
Total399.2-27.4109.692.6114.854.8
Male368.6-22.0101.486.4107.251.6
Female30.6-5.48.26.27.63.2
Female to Male Ratio0.1---0.20.10.10.10.1
Percent Distribution       
Total 100.0- 6.9 27.5 23.2 28.8 13.7
Male 100.0- 6.0 27.5 23.4 29.1 14.0
Female 100.0- 17.6 26.8 20.3 24.8 10.5
Age-specific Rate       
Total 4.0±0.2-     4.0±0.7 15.2±1.3 15.0±1.4 6.4±0.5 1.3±0.2
Male 7.6±0.3-     6.3±1.2 27.7±2.4 27.7±2.6 12.1±1.0 2.5±0.3
Female 0.6±0.1-     1.6±0.6 2.3±0.7 2.0±0.7 0.8±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: 10/31/2017