March 2nd, 2011 | Published in STD Research & Statistics
A snapshot of New York STD Statistics:
New York STD Statistics:
Syphilis Cases 5,087
Syphilis Rates 26.8
Chlamydia Cases 83,904
Chlamydia Rates 441.4
HIV Cases (2006) 5,500
HIV Rates (2006) 29.2
Gonorrhea Cases 15,254
Gonorrhea Rates 80.3
Note: Rates are per 100,000 people
Source: CDC “Transmitted Disease Surveillance 2009”
Below is a statistical overview of the core STD's New Yorkers are currently facing :
New York STD Statistics: Chlamydia
Chlamydia STD statistics indicate that the actual number of Chlamydia cases in the U.S. is much higher than the number reported. About 1,210,523 cases of Chlamydia are reported each year according to the CDC.
New York STD Statistics: Syphilis
While syphilis STD statistics indicate only 15% of untreated syphilis infections manifest in the late stages, the tertiary stage symptoms of syphilis in women and men are life threatening. Syphilis STD statistics show the disease is most common in people between 20 and 39 years of age.
New York STD Statistics: Herpes I
Herpes type 1 is very common according to the herpes I STD statistics collected by the CDC, affecting one in five adults, making it slightly more common than herpes type 2.
New York STD Statistics: Gonorrhea
The rate of gonorrheal infections in 2006 was 120.9 per 100,000 persons according to CDC gonorrhea STD statistics. This is a small but noticeable increase in the number of cases after several years of stable gonorrhea rates.
New York STD Statistics: Herpes II
Approximately one out of six people between the ages of 14 to 49 years of age have genital herpes, however herpes II STD statistics indicate that many of those infected experience no symptoms. For this reason, a herpes II test is recommended as part of an annual STD examination.
New York STD Statistics: Hepatitis B
Data from the CDC regarding hepatitis B STD statistics suggest between 800,000 and 1.4 million people in the United States have chronic hepatitis B. Additionally, 620,000 people die each year from liver disease caused by hepatitis B.
New York STD Statistics: HIV
The CDC estimates that more than one million people in the United States are living with HIV. However, according to HIV STD statistics research, one in five of those people living with HIV are unaware.
New York STD Statistics: Trichomoniasis
Trichomoniasis STD statistics from the CDC show that an estimated 7.4 million new cases occur each year in women and men in the U.S. Trichomoniasis is the most common curable STD, usually infecting young, sexually active women.