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Statistics On How Many People Get Stds

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Teens Have 70 Percent of STDs Locally, Statistics Show

More than 70 percent of STD cases in the Tampa Bay area were among people ages 15-19, affecting about 3 percent of all teens in Hillsborough and Pinellas counties in 2007, according to state Department of Health data. That is more than double the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Statistics Suggest That Young People in Some U.S. States Are Avoiding Unsafe Sex: But It May Not Be for the Best Reasons

The topic of oral sex among U.S. teens has been publicized from Oprah's talk show to the Atlantic Monthly. Male adult and teen oral sex recipients have risen from about 25 percent of patients in 1990 to 75-80 percent at the clinic of Jonathan... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Swearing Off Sex: Statistics Show Most Teen Abstinence Vows Are Abandoned

Most teens who pledge to remain sexually abstinent until marriage break that vow within five years, studies show. Therefore, when former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's teenage daughter renewed her pledge recently before millions of "Oprah Winfrey Show"... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV and STD statistics in the United States

Can you please tell me how fast HIV is spreading in the US? Is it something that we should be very woried about? If there were 50 people in a room howmany could possible be HIV possitive if you have any %? Also, what other STDs are being spread...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your questions. In regard to the spread of HIV in the USA:Since we do not have nationwide HIV reporting, we do not have very good data regarding the recent spread of HIV in the United States. But based on limited data from the states... Read more »

Statistically calculating the chances of infection

I recently contracted NSU from an act of unprotected sex in Malaysia. I don't think that the girl was a sex worker or drug addict as no money was exchanged or requested. According to the WHO there are approx 13,000 HIV positive women out of a...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. I have seen many people trying to use statistical data to determine their individual risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Unfortunately, in real-life situations, no statistic that you see... Read more »

Explaining HIV Statistics

Hello, Dr. Bob. I hope all is well with you.I was just reading a question to you from Jake from Down Under. You said the CDC puts the risk of transmission from receptive anal sex with someone known to be poz at 5 in 1,000 exposures. I should...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.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 »

Urgent! unprotected sex (HIV STATISTICS, 2010)

Dera Dr Robert,I wrote you early this year to inform you about my status and the relationship i was in.you adviced me to tell my guy.However while contemplating telling him,i discorvered he had been removing the condom while we are having...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,My advice remains the same. You need to level with your partner immediately. Each time you have unprotected sex, you are placing him at grave risk for becoming HIV infected, and he is placing you at risk for STDs (including possible... Read more »
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Statistics

Posted by Anonymous
Does anyone know:

1. What percentage of persons negative at 10-12 weeks have eventually tested positive?

2. Does the mode of transmission, straight sex, oral sex, or fingering, impact the length of time it takes to show positive? For example,... Read more »

Statistics

Posted by Anonymous
Hi, I just have a question about the statistics of new infections in the US each year. There are 295 million people in the US. and one can only begin to imagine the acts of unprotected oral, anal, and vaginal sex that take place each day. I saw a... Read more »

Statistics

Posted by Anonymous
Something to think about - Something that also helped put my mind at ease.

I located a website that provided me with governmental statistics on the number of people infected with HIV/AIDS in my state - which eventually lead me to stats in my city... Read more »

Real Statistics

Posted by Anonymous
Hello everyone-

Now lets all think about this HIV thing with a clear realistic head for a minute..

There are an estimated 950,000-1M cases of HIV/AIDS in North America including Canada. There are an estimated 40K new cases each year ( CDC-but who... Read more »