Statistics On How Many People Get Stds
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Statistics Suggest That Young People in Some U.S. States Are Avoiding Unsafe Sex: But It May Not Be for the Best ReasonsThe 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 »
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Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramThank 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 »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramThank 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 »
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,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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Posted by AnonymousDoes 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 »
Posted by AnonymousHi, 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 »
Posted by AnonymousSomething 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 »
Posted by AnonymousHello 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 »
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