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Sustained Domestic Transmission of Primary and Secondary Syphilis Incidence by Race/Ethnicity, New Jersey, 2010 to 2020

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Why Is This Important?

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that can have very serious complications when left untreated, but it is simple to cure with the right treatment.


Rate of newly reported cases of primary and secondary syphilis by date of diagnosis per 100,000 population

Data Notes

This is Healthy New Jersey 2020 (HNJ2020) objective STD-4. Data for White, Black, and Asian do not include Hispanics. Hispanic ethnicity includes persons of any race.

Data Sources

How the Measure is Calculated

  • Numerator:

    Number of newly reported cases of primary and secondary syphilis by date of diagnosis
  • Denominator:

    Estimated number of persons in the population

Related Health Objectives and Indicators

  • Health Initiative: HNJ2020

    Healthy NJ 2020 Objective STD-4

    NJ Target: Reduce sustained domestic transmission of primary and secondary syphilis to 2.5 per 100,000 population for the total population, 0.4 for Asians, 7.0 for Blacks, 5.0 for Hispanics, and 1.2 for Whites by 2020

Related Relevant Population Characteristics Indicators:

Health Topic Pages Related to: Syphilis Incidence - Primary and Secondary

Indicator Data Last Updated On 06/03/2021, Published on 06/06/2024
Sexually Transmitted Disease Program, Division of HIV, STD and TB Services; New Jersey Department of Health; PO Box 363; Trenton, NJ 08625-0369 (