Nation experiences steep and sustained increases in Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Browse STD Surveillance 2017, starting at the Table of Contents.
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Slides: PowerPoint slides of the graphs from 2017 surveillance.
Announcement from Dr. Gail Bolan: CDC’s STD Director on the continued concerning increases in congenital syphilis.
Press Release: New CDC Analysis shows steep and sustained increases in STDs in recent years
Press Release: Newborn syphilis cases more than double in four years, reaching 20-year high.
Use the State Ranking Tables (tables 2, 13, 26, and 40) to understand what’s happening where you live.
Chlamydia│1.7 million cases; 22% increase since 2013
Gonorrhea│ 555,608 cases; 67% increase since 2013
Primary and Secondary Syphilis│30,644 cases; 76% increase since 2013
Congenital Syphilis│918 cases; 154% increase since 2013
Chlamydia — Rates of Reported Cases Among Women by State, United States and Outlying Areas, 2017
The burden of chlamydia is high among young women aged 15-24. Learn more about affected populations.
Primary and Secondary Syphilis — Reported Cases* by Sex, Sexual Behavior, Race, and Hispanic Ethnicity, United States, 2017
Gay and bisexual men face the highest burden of syphilis in the United States. Learn how syphilis is affecting other communities.
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- Page last reviewed: October 15, 2018
- Page last updated: October 15, 2018
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