Figure 26. Gonorrhea — Estimated* Rates of Reported Gonorrhea Cases by MSM, MSW, and Women, STD Surveillance Network (SSuN)†, 2010–2017

Figure 26. Line graph showing estimated rates of reported gonorrhea cases by MSM, MSW, and women from 2010 to 2017. Data from the STD Surveillance Network.

* Estimates based on interviews among a random sample of reported cases of gonorrhea (N=17,765); cases weighted for analysis.

† Sites include Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York City, Washington State, San Francisco, and California (excluding San Francisco).

NOTE: Data not available for 2014; 2013–2015 trend interpolated; trend lines overlap for MSW and women in this figure. See Section A2.2 in the Appendix for SSuN methods.

ADAPTED FROM: Stenger M, Pathela P, Anschuetz G, et al. Increases in the rate of Neisseria gonorrhoeae among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) — findings from the STD Surveillance Network 2010–2015. Sex Transm Dis 2017; 44(7): 393–397.

ACRONYMS: MSM = Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (collectively referred to as MSM); MSW = Men who have sex with women only.