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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This web page is archived for historical purposes and is no longer being updated.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, and public health laboratories that provided surveillance data to CDC.

This report was prepared by the following CDC staff:

Jim Braxton, Delicia Carey, Darlene Davis, Alison Footman, Elaine Flagg, LaZetta Grier, Alesia Harvey, Kathleen Hutchins, Sarah Kidd, Jennine Kinsey, Robert Kirkcaldy, Eloisa Llata, Rob Nelson, Fred Rivers, Mark Stenger, John Su, Elizabeth Torrone, Hillard Weinstock, the Surveillance and Data Management Branch of the Division of STD Prevention, 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 2012. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; 2013.

Web Site

The online version of this report is available at

Selected STD Surveillance and Prevention References and Web Sites

STD Surveillance Reports 1993–2011

STD Data in the NCHHSTP Atlas

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