Here are the rest of the US states that make up the top 10 states with the most STD cases.

5. South Carolina

600 people per 100,000 get infected with Chlamydia in this state. It has consistently ranked in the top 5 of gonorrhea rates and in the top 15 of syphilis rates.


6. Arkansas

With almost 600 people getting Chlamydia for every 100,000 people in the population, Arkansas ranks as one of the top US states with serious STD problem. It also places #9 for syphilis transmissions and #7 for gonorrhea.

7. Illinois

The state of Illinois is ranked number 10 for Chlamydia cases in the country, with more than 500 people per 100,000 infected.

8. Texas

This state ranks #6 in syphilis transmissions, #13th in gonorrhea transmission, and have about 500 per 100,000 afflicted with Chlamydia.

9. New York

Belonging in the top 10 of states with the most severe syphilis transmissions, New York also ranks quite high on the gonorrhea list, at #16. It records about 520 Chlamydia-infected people per 100,000 people in the population.

10. North Carolina

This state is ranked #24 in syphilis transmissions and #6 in gonorrhea transmissions. It has been reported that 524 per 100,000 people in North Carolina are documented to have the Chlamydia infection.