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Unit: cases/100,000 population
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Syphilis Incidence Rate

Value: 13.7 cases/100,000 population
Measurement
Period:
2012
Location: County : Miami-Dade
Comparison: FL Counties
Categories: Health / Immunizations & Infectious Diseases
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What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the infectious syphilis (primary and secondary) incidence rate in cases per 100,000 population.
Why this is important: 
Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by a bacterium called Treponema pallidum. Syphilis can also be passed from mother to infant during pregnancy causing a disease called congenital syphilis.

In 2008, 13,500 cases of primary and secondary syphilis were reported in the United States, a 17.7 percent increase from 2007. The rate of primary & secondary syphilis in the United States was 18.4% higher in 2008 than in 2007. Primary and secondary syphilis rates have been increasing each year since 2000. In 2008, 63% of the reported primary and secondary syphilis cases in the U.S. were among men who have sex with men, but syphilis among heterosexuals is an emerging problem.
Technical Note:  The distribution is based on data from 67 Florida counties.
Source: Florida Department of Health, Bureau of STD Prevention & Control
URL of Source:   http://www.doh.state.fl.us/Disease_ctrl/std/index.html
URL of Data:   http://www.floridacharts.com/charts/OtherIndicators/NonVi...
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: July 2013

Time Series Data

2005: 6.9 2006: 8.4 2007: 8.5 2008: 10.2 2009: 12.6 2010: 15.1 2011: 13.1 2012: 13.7

cases/100,000 population


Indicates a change in methodology
2011 Rates calculated prior to 2011 do not reflect the population revisions made by the Florida Department of Health. The population data for 2001-2010, along with rates affected by the population data, were revised in August 2012.
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Unit: cases/100,000 population
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Syphilis Incidence Rate

Value: 13.7 cases/100,000 population
Measurement
Period:
2012
Location: County : Miami-Dade
Comparison: Prior Value
Categories: Health / Immunizations & Infectious Diseases
What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the infectious syphilis (primary and secondary) incidence rate in cases per 100,000 population.
Why this is important: 
Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by a bacterium called Treponema pallidum. Syphilis can also be passed from mother to infant during pregnancy causing a disease called congenital syphilis.

In 2008, 13,500 cases of primary and secondary syphilis were reported in the United States, a 17.7 percent increase from 2007. The rate of primary & secondary syphilis in the United States was 18.4% higher in 2008 than in 2007. Primary and secondary syphilis rates have been increasing each year since 2000. In 2008, 63% of the reported primary and secondary syphilis cases in the U.S. were among men who have sex with men, but syphilis among heterosexuals is an emerging problem.
Technical Note:  The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were not taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Source: Florida Department of Health, Bureau of STD Prevention & Control
URL of Source:   http://www.doh.state.fl.us/Disease_ctrl/std/index.html
URL of Data:   http://www.floridacharts.com/charts/OtherIndicators/NonVi...
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: July 2013

Time Series Data

2005: 6.9 2006: 8.4 2007: 8.5 2008: 10.2 2009: 12.6 2010: 15.1 2011: 13.1 2012: 13.7

cases/100,000 population


Indicates a change in methodology
2011 Rates calculated prior to 2011 do not reflect the population revisions made by the Florida Department of Health. The population data for 2001-2010, along with rates affected by the population data, were revised in August 2012.
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