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Infographic: STD Heat Map of the United States

Infographic: STD Heat Map of the United States

| On 29, Dec 2012

Below is a quick snapshot of where in America are the most heated places for STD’s. Take a look before you have a one-night stand.

STD Heat Map

STD Heat Map

People travel America all the time looking for more than just relaxation. Sex is a major reason people leave their home state. But can we recommend going to Idaho to get “laid”? We have a quick snapshot of where in America are the most heated places for STD’s.

Chlamydia in the U.S.

In most recent study done by CDC, a total of 1,307,893 cases of Chlamydia were reported in the U.S.

By Region

  • South – 468.9 people per 100,000
  • Midwest – 418.3 people per 100,000
  • Northeast – 392.7 people per 100,000
  • West – 391.2 people per 100,000

Top 5 states for Chlamydia

  • Hawaii – 826 people per 100,000
  • Mississippi – 726 people per 100,000
  • Louisiana – 649 people per 100,000
  • South Carolina – 582 people per 100,000
  • Alabama – 574 people per 100,000

Top 3 Metropolitan areas

  • Memphis, TN – 955.1 people per 100,000
  • Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI – 738.1 people per 100,000
  • Virginia Beach-Norfolk, VA-NC – 680.1 people per 100,000

FACTS:

  • Chlamydia is the most frequently recorded STD in the United States.
  • Major cause of infertility.
  • Estimated that 1 in 15 sexually active females aged 14-19 years has chlamydia.
  • In Hawaii, Chlamydia rates sharply increased in 1997 and surpassed the highest rate in the U.S. in 1999.
  • Babies born to infected mothers can have chlamydia in their eyes and throat.

Gonorrhea in the U.S.

In most recent study done by CDC, a total of 309,341 cases of Gonorrhea were reported in the U.S.

By Region

  • South- 134.2 people per 100,000
  • Midwest- 108.5 people per 100,000
  • Northeast- 77.4 people per 100,000
  • West- 58.7 people per 100,000

Top 5 states for Gonorrhea

  • Mississippi – 209.9 people per 100,000
  • Louisiana- 198.4 people per 100,000
  • South Carolina- 174.7 people per 100,000
  • Alabama- 168.5 people per 100,000
  • Arkansas- 165 people per 100,000

Top 3 Metropolitan areas

  • Memphis, TN – 313.1 people per 100,000
  • Milwaukee, WI – 219.6 people per 100,000
  • Birmingham, AL – 208.9 people per 100,000

FACTS:

  • Highest report cases are in sexually active teenagers, young adults, and African Americans.
  • 15-24 year old account for 69% of cases in Mississippi.
  • Women account for 58% of gonorrhea infections in the states of Mississippi.
  • Over 13,000 pregnant women with the disease.

Syphilis in the U.S

In the most recent study done by the CDC, a total of 13,774 cases were reported in the U.S.

By Region

  • South- 5.5 people per 100,000
  • West- 4.3 people per 100,000
  • Northeast- 4 people per 100,000
  • Midwest- 3.4 people per 100,000

Top 5 states for Syphilis

  • Louisiana- 12.2 people per 100,000
  • Georgia- 8.1 people per 100,000
  • Mississippi- 7.7 people per 100,000
  • Arkansas- 7.1 people per 100,000
  • Illinois- 7 people per 100,000

Top 3 Metropolitan Areas

  • Memphis, TN – 12.6 people per 100,000
  • San Francisco-Fremont, CA – 12.6 people per 100,000
  • Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY – 12.5 people per 100,000

FACTS:

  • Can cause long term complications or death if not treated.
  • 72% of Primary and secondary syphilis occurred among men who have sex with men.
  • 2011, 360 reports of children with congenital syphilis in 2011.
  • A person is 2 to 5 times more likely to get HIV if exposed when syphilis sores are present.

Aids in the U.S.

In the most recent study done by the CDC, a total of 476,732 cases were reported in the U.S

By Region

  • South- 13 people per 100,000
  • West- 8.8 people per 100,000
  • Northeast- 14.2 people per 100,000
  • Midwest- 6.3 people per 100,000

Top 5 states for Aids

  • Maryland – 22.1 people per 100,000
  • New York- 20.6 people per 100,000
  • Louisiana- 20 people per 100,000
  • New Jersey- 15.5 people per 100,000
  • South Carolina- 15.5 people per 100,000

Top 3 Metropolitan areas

  • Miami,FL- 865.5 people per 100,000
  • New York- Newark, NY-NJ – 739.3 people per 100,000
  • New Orleans, LA – 620.2 people per 100,000

FACTS:

  • 1.1 million people are living in the U.S. with AIDS, 1 in 5 are unaware they have the disease.
  • Every 9.5 minutes someone in the U.S. is infected with HIV.
  • More than 619,000 people with AIDS in the U.S. have died since the epidemic began in June of 1981.
  • National estimates suggest that there are approximately 7,500 Marylanders who are HIV positive and are unaware of their status.
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