Syphilis Surveillance Supplement 2013-2017

Drug use more than doubled among heterosexuals with primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis from 2013-2017

This report, Syphilis Surveillance Supplement 2013–2017, presents surveillance data on reported behaviors and characteristics among the reported P&S syphilis cases in the United States during 2013–2017. It is best viewed as a companion to Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance 2017. Both of these publications are intended as reference documents for policy makers, program managers, researchers, and others who are concerned with syphilis and its public health implications.

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