No- it's complicated
To associate a specific race with the incidence of syphilis
, provides only a superficial and misleading impression.
It's important to know that people in lower socio-economic groups have high incidences- these groups have a greater number of people of a specific ethnicity.
Granted, it has been referred in the past to as the "english" disease, the "french" disease, or the "italian"disease, .