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Genital Herpes Statistics

Genital herpes is a common STD, and most people with genital herpes infection do not know they have it.

Genital herpes—Initial visits to physicians’ offices: United States, 1966–2013

Genital Herpes — Initial Visits to Physicians’ Offices, United States, 1966–2013
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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