Genital Herpes Statistics
Genital herpes is a common STD, and most people with genital herpes infection do not know they have it.
- STD Surveillance 2017 – Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases – Herpes (September 25, 2018)
- Incidence, Prevalence, and Cost of Sexually Transmitted Infections in the United StatesCdc-pdf (February 13, 2013)
Figure 53. Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 — National Estimates of Trends in Age-Adjusted Seroprevalence Among Persons Aged 14–49 Years by Race and Hispanic Ethnicity, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 1999–2000 through 2015–2016
Image Source: Figure 53 from STD Surveillance 2017
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