Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) Statistics

1 in 8 women with a history of PID experience difficulties getting pregnant.

Most Recent Data

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SOURCE: Kreisel, K, Flagg, EW, Torrone E. Trends in pelvic inflammatory disease emergency department visits, United States, 2006–2013. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2018; 218(1): 117.e1–117.e10.

Figure F. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease — National Estimates of Lifetime Prevalence Among Sexually Experienced Women Aged 18–44 Years by Race/Hispanic Ethnicity and Previous STD Diagnosis, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 2013–2014

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NOTE: Error bars indicate 95% confidence intervals. Prevalence estimates among non-Hispanic Black women with a previous STI diagnosis have a relative standard error >40% but <50%.

SOURCE: Kreisel, K, Torrone, E, Bernstein, K, et al. Prevalence of pelvic inflammatory disease in sexually experienced women of reproductive age — United States, 2013–2014. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2017; 66(3):80–83.

Source: 2018 STD Surveillance Report