Statistics For Aids Hiv And Chlamydia And Syphilis
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U.S. Gonorrhea Rate Drops to Record Low; Increases Seen in Number of Chlamydia, Syphilis Cases, CDC Report SaysGonorrhea prevalence in the United States dropped nearly 5% between 2002 and 2003, falling to a record low of 116.2 cases of the sexually transmitted disease per 100,000 people, according to CDC 's "2003 STD Surveillance Report ," which was released... Read more »
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Gonococcal, Chlamydia and Syphilis Infection Positivity Among MSM Attending a Large Primary Care Clinic, Boston, 2003-2004Increases in syphilis and rectal gonorrhea have been reported in the past decade among US men who have sex with men (MSM), the authors noted; "however, limited [STD] positivity data are available on MSM who receive their health care from primary... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi.The CDC's estimated statistics for acquiring HIV are meant to give a sense of the relative risk of acquiring the virus via various types of sexual activity. They are not meant to define the actual risk of any one single sexual coupling.... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,I'll respond to your three specific questions first:1.The sensitivity and specificity of a test assume the test is performed properly and free from confounding variables.2.The estimated statistical risk assumes unprotected sex with a partner... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,The HIV-risk statistics I quote are merely statistical estimates that give relative risk. They are not meant to be applied to a specific coupling to gage actual risk. Rather they help advise someone of the relative risk of one type of activity... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolIt has been well established that any sexually transmitted disease that leads to genital ulceration can make it easier to contract HIV. Syphilis, chlamydia, and herpes all cause genital ulcers. The most obvious reason for this increased risk of... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHello,
How the numbers compiled for HIV stats worldwide etc. Or more to the point how do they know how it was caught, i.e hetro sex, gay sex, drug use etc Do they rely on the persons hoensty for this? For examle a hetro guy could go with men but not... Read more »
Posted by rlimbo, 1 ReplyI haven't been able to find the "per 10,000 exposures" table on theCDC website, just references to those statistics, which doesn't say when the statistics were published.
If HIV is an non-contagious as it is, how is it such a problem, especially in... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousWhere can I find statistics on HIV infection in the Navy broken down to different demographic levels? In particular, the number of women that are in the navy and have HIV.
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Posted by ms203, 2 RepliesOk there have been a hugh leap in recent studies that Gay and Bi-sexual men are more likely to contact Hiv.
My question is , If so why do men continue to do such unsafe sex methods??? I'm a Heterosexual, although I did receive oral from a man before... Read more »
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