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Special Focus Profiles

This web page is archived for historical purposes and is no longer being updated.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.

The Special Focus Profiles highlight trends and distribution of STDs in populations of particular interest for STD and HIV prevention programs in state and local health departments. These populations are most vulnerable to STDs and their consequences. They include women and infants, adolescents and young adults, racial and ethnic minorities, MSM, and persons entering corrections facilities. The figures cited in this section are located in disease-specific sections of the National Profile, as well as throughout this section.