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Snapshot: Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the United States, 2009
Three sets of graphs covering Gonorrhea (99.1 reported cases per 100,000 people), Chlamydia (409.2 reported cases per 100,000 people), and Syphilis (4.6 reported cases per 100,000 people) in the United States in 2009, and showing the Current Burden, Trends Over Time, and Disparities.

This graphic contains twelve individual charts illustrating the overall burden, trends over time and racial and ethnic disparities in reported cases of gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis in the U.S. in 2009. View High Resolution Version

This graphic contains twelve individual charts illustrating the overall burden, trends over time and racial and ethnic disparities in reported cases of gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis in the U.S. in 2009.

In the U.S. in 2009, there were 99.1 reported cases of gonorrhea per 100,000 people; 409.2 reported cases of chlamydia per 100,000 people; and 4.6 reported cases of primary and secondary syphilis – the most infectious stages of the disease – per 100,000 people. View High Resolution Version

Gonorrhea Graphics – High Resolution Available Below

The rate of gonorrhea in the U.S. in 2009 represents a 10 percent decline from the rate in 2008 and a 17 percent decline in the rate from 2006.  The rate of gonorrhea is at its lowest level on record.

The rate of gonorrhea in the U.S. in 2009 represents a 10 percent decline from the rate in 2008 and a 17 percent decline in the rate from 2006. The rate of gonorrhea is at its lowest level on record. View High Resolution Version

The rate of gonorrhea is at its lowest level since CDC began tracking the disease in 1941.

The rate of gonorrhea is at its lowest level since CDC began tracking the disease in 1941. View High Resolution Version

Reported gonorrhea cases declined for all racial and ethnic groups between 2006 and 2009, though at a slower pace among blacks than among Hispanics and whites.

Reported gonorrhea cases declined for all racial and ethnic groups between 2006 and 2009, though at a slower pace among blacks than among Hispanics and whites. View High Resolution Version

Chlamydia Graphics – High Resolution Available Below

Rates of chlamydia continue to increase in the U.S., due to expanded screening efforts.  The rate of reported chlamydia cases in the U.S. in 2009 represents a 3 percent increase from 2008 and a 19 percent increase from 2006.

Rates of chlamydia continue to increase in the U.S., due to expanded screening efforts. The rate of reported chlamydia cases in the U.S. in 2009 represents a 3 percent increase from 2008 and a 19 percent increase from 2006. View High Resolution Version

The rate of reported chlamydia cases in the U.S. increased between 2000 and 2009, mirroring an increase in the percentage of young sexually active women who have been screened for the disease over the same time period.

The rate of reported chlamydia cases in the U.S. increased between 2000 and 2009, mirroring an increase in the percentage of young sexually active women who have been screened for the disease over the same time period. View High Resolution Version

Young women bear a disproportionate burden of chlamydia, with the highest rate of chlamydia – 10,630 reported cases per 100,000 people – among young black women.

Young women bear a disproportionate burden of chlamydia, with the highest rate of chlamydia – 10,630 reported cases per 100,000 people – among young black women. View High Resolution Version

Syphilis Graphics – High Resolution Available Below

Though once on the verge of elimination, syphilis cases continue to rise in the U.S.  The rate of reported cases of primary and secondary syphilis – the most infectious stages of the disease – in 2009 represents a 5 percent increase from 2008 and a 39 percent increase from 2006.

Though once on the verge of elimination, syphilis cases continue to rise in the U.S. The rate of reported cases of primary and secondary syphilis – the most infectious stages of the disease – in 2009 represents a 5 percent increase from 2008 and a 39 percent increase from 2006. View High Resolution Version

The overall syphilis rate in the U.S. peaked in 1947 and reached its lowest point in 2000.  Since 2001, however, syphilis has been increasing steadily.

The overall syphilis rate in the U.S. peaked in 1947 and reached its lowest point in 2000. Since 2001, however, syphilis has been increasing steadily. View High Resolution Version

There is a concerning increase in the rate of primary and secondary syphilis among young, black men ages 15-24, which has tripled between 2005 and 2009.

There is a concerning increase in the rate of primary and secondary syphilis among young, black men ages 15-24, which has tripled between 2005 and 2009. View High Resolution Version

 
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