Skip to content. Understanding the STD statistics and STD rates by age, race, gender and sexuality is important for sexually active teens to realize STDs are a growing problem among teens and young adults. Increased education about STD symptoms, signs, what to look for and prevention tips are the best way to help stop the spread of these dangerous sexually transmitted infections STI and sexually transmitted diseases STD. The Center for Disease Control is actively working and developing programs to educate teens on safe sex practices to decrease the overall number of teens affected by STDs. Since the release of the STD report and increased efforts, there are some signs of progress being made among the minority cultures.
Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
Report: 20 Texas counties with the highest STD rates - San Antonio Express-News
Published October Data on reported cases of 4 nationally notifiable STDs: chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and chancroid. Published February Risk behaviors among reported primary and secondary syphilis cases for Updated syphilis case definitions Historical case definitions content can be found in the Archive. This interactive tool provides CDC an effective way to disseminate data, while allowing users to observe trends and patterns by creating detailed reports, maps, and other graphics. Recent updates to this resource allow users to explore the latest HIV data at the national-, state-, or county-level.
Statistical Reports and Tables
Slides : PowerPoint slides of the graphs from surveillance. Laura H. Bachmann, MD, MPH, on the surge in congenital syphilis and what healthcare providers can do to stop it. Announcement from Dr. Press Release : Newborn syphilis cases more than double in four years, reaching year high.