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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This web page is archived for historical purposes and is no longer being updated.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 2009. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; 2010.

Web Site

The online version of this report is available at /std/stats.

Selected STD Surveillance and Prevention References and Web Sites

STD Surveillance Reports 1993–2009


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: /healthyyouth/data/yrbs/index.htm

National Survey of Family Growth

Mosher WE, Chandra A, Jones J. Sexual behavior and selected health measures: men and women 15–44 years of age, United States, 2002. Adv Data. 2005;362:1-56. Available from:
/nchs/data/ad/ad362.pdf .