How Arizona ranks against the nation for sexually transmitted diseases

Posted at 6:16 PM, Oct 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-26 01:54:46-04

Dear Arizona, we have an STD problem.

The CDC recently released their 2015 "surveillance" report on sexually transmitted diseases across the nation and their rankings showed that The Grand Canyon State is doing pretty poorly in terms of syphilis cases.

These designations, which were ranked by rate, then by case count, places Arizona as eighth in the nation for syphilis.

Click on each point in the map below to see how many syphilis cases were reported in each state. 

Arizona fell more towards the middle of the rankings for chlamydia, ranking 18th with over 32,000 cases reported.

Open each point in the map below to see further state-by-state statistics for chlamydia.

While the state's cases for gonorrhea are significantly lower in comparison to chlamydia, Arizona still ranks 20th in the nation.

Take a look at the map below for each rate for gonorrhea cases in the nation in 2015.

For more data and the full CDC report, click here.