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

Figure 53. Line graph showing national estimates of trends in age-adjusted seroprevalence of Herpes Simplex Virus type 2 among persons aged 14 to 39 years by race and Hispanic ethnicity from 1999 to 2016. Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES).

NOTE: Age-adjusted by the direct method to the 2000 US Census population, using age groups 14–19, 20–29, 30–39, and 40–49 years. Total population includes all race and Hispanic ethnicity groups, including those not shown separately.

SOURCE: McQuillan G, Kruszon-Moran D, Flagg EW, et al. Prevalence of herpes simplex virus type 1 and type 2 in persons aged 14–49: United States, 2015–2016. NCHS Data Brief, No 304. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2018.