STD Statistics

STD Statistics

Key Facts Bacterial STDs Chlamydia 3 million new cases every year in the U.S.Sexually active women under 26 should get tested annuallyChlamydia is reported to the CDCGonorrhea 700,000 new cases every year in the U.S.Highest in people between 15 and 293 out of 4 reported cases of gonorrhea were in patients between 15 and 29 years oldTrichomoniasis About five million cases occur every year in the U.S. Bacterial Vaginosis Roughly 16% of women in the U.S. are living with bacterial vaginosis Urinary Tract Infection 20% have or will have a urinary tract infection Pelvic Inflamatory Disease Around 15% of female infertility has root causes in damage from PID. Viral STDs Genital Herpes 20% of Americans have genital herpesWomen contract genital herpes more than menGenital herpes is caused by HSV-2Syphillis 36,000 new cases every year in the U.S.More common in the southern regions of the U.S.Most common in men between 35 and 39Genital Warts (HPV) 1% of sexually active adults have genital warts Most common among people from roughly 15 to 30 years old Human Papillomavirus At least 20 million people in the US are infected Hepatitis B 5% of Americans are or have been infected with Hepatitis B AIDS More than 980,000 cases of the disease have been recorded since 1981 Parasitic STDs Pubic Lice 3 million new cases every year in the U.S. Scabies 300 million people infected every year around the world

Mark Heinrich
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