Infectious Syphilis Diagnosis Rate per 100,000 Population, On-Reserve, 2018

Notes: Syphilis is a chronic infectious disease caused by the spirochaete Treponema pallidum. Syphilis is usually transmitted by sexual contact or from mother to infant, although endemic syphilis is transmitted by non-sexual contact in communities living under poor hygiene conditions.

Source: First Nation and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB), Indigenous Services Canada