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Figure 9.1.18: Syphilis by year

Rate of syphilis (all types) infections reported per 100,000 population, Middlesex-London and Ontario, 2005 to 2018

Figure 9.1.18: Syphilis by year
Public Health Ontario Infectious Disease Query: Middlesex-London Health Unit: Case counts and crude rates of reportable diseases by year. Toronto ON: Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion; 2019 May 1 [cited 2019 May 7].

Between 2005 and 2018, rates of all types of syphilis significantly increased among Middlesex-London residents and Ontario as a whole. The local rate more than quadrupled during that time period.

The rate among Middlesex-London residents was significantly lower than the rate in Ontario in all years except 2011.