Genital Herpes Statistics
Genital herpes is a common STD, and most people with genital herpes infection do not know they have it.
- STD Surveillance 2014 - Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Herpes (November 17, 2015)
- Figure 53. Genital Herpes — Initial Visits to Physicians’ Offices, United States, 1966–2013
- Figure 54. Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 — Seroprevalence Among Non-Hispanic Whites and Non-Hispanic Blacks by Sex and Age Group, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988–1994, 1999–2002, 2003–2006, and 2007–2010
- Table 45. Selected STDs and Complications -Initial Visits to Physicians' Offices, National Disease and Therapeutic Index, United States, 1966-2013
- Incidence, Prevalence, and Cost of Sexually Transmitted Infections in the United States (February 13, 2013)
- Seroprevalence of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2- National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES), United States, 2005-2008- MMWR (April 21, 2010)
- QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 20--29 Years with Genital Herpes Infection, by Race/Ethnicity --- National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, United States, 1988--1994, 1999--2002, and 2003--2006 - MMWR (February 27, 2009)
- Tracking the Hidden Epidemics - Trends 2000: Herpes (1999 data)
Genital herpes—Initial visits to physicians’ offices: United States, 1966–2013
NOTE: The relative standard errors for genital herpes estimates of more than 100,000 range from 19% to 23%. See Section A2.5 in the Appendix and Table 45.
SOURCE: National Disease and Therapeutic Index, IMS Health, Integrated Promotional Services™. IMS Health Report, 1966–2013. The 2014 data were not obtained in time to include them in this report.
Image Source: Figure 53 from STD Surveillance 2014
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