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Similar to trends in females, increases have been observed in rates of reported cases of chlamydia among all age groups in males aged 15–44 years, although for males these increases have been more pronounced. The rate among 15–19 year olds increased 3.7% during 2017–2018, with a total increase of 32.8% during 2014–2018 (from 722.4 to 959.0 cases per 100,000 males). The rate among 20–24 year old males increased 3.3% during 2017–2018, with a total increase of 31.1% during 2014–2018 (1,361.3 to 1,784.5 cases per 100,000 males).