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Introductory Section

This web page is archived for historical purposes and is no longer being updated. Newer data is available on the STD Data and Statistics page.


Publication of this report would not have been possible without the contributions of the state and territorial health departments, sexually transmitted disease control programs, regional Infertility Prevention Projects, and public health laboratories. We also acknowledge the contributions of staff within the Division of STD Prevention, the Statistics and Data Management Branch, and the Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch of CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention.

Copyright Information

All material contained in this report is in the public domain and may be used and reprinted without special permission; however, citation as to source is appreciated.

Suggested Citation

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance 2010. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; 2011.


The online version of this report is available at

Selected STD Surveillance and Prevention References and Web Sites

STD Surveillance Reports 1993–2010

STD Data on Wonder

STD Data Management & Information Technology

STD Fact Sheets

STD Treatment Guidelines

STD Program Evaluation Guidelines

STD Program Operation Guidelines

Recommendations for Public Health Surveillance of Syphilis in the United States

Behavioral Surveillance
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System:

National Survey of Family Growth
Chandra A, Mosher WD, Copen C, Sionean C. Sexual behavior, sexual attraction, and sexual identity in the United States: Data from the 2006–2008 National Survey of Family Growth. National health statistics reports; no 36. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2011.