22 STD Facts: Alarming Statistics You Should Know About Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Yeast Infection - (on May 11, 2015 11:55 AM)

Knowing the STD Facts can help you gather evidence about the sexually transmitted diseases such as chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, HPV, Herpes, Genital Warts, Cold Sores, AIDS, HIV, scabies, the clap and many more in detail that shows us how the STDs have become a epidemic.


 

Here we share some STD Facts which will help you with get an in-depth view on the STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) also known as the STIs (sexually transmitted infections).

 

 

STD Facts

  • Over one million people are infected with an STD everyday.

  • North and South America account to almost half of the worlds STD cases.

  • Almost half of the 20 million new sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) diagnosed in the United States are among young people aged 15-24 years.

  • 10000 young Americans get an STD everyday.

  • 1 Out of 5 people In The United States have An STD.

  • 65,000,000 Americans are currently living with an STD.

  • 1 out of 4 high school girls have an STD.

  • 98% of procurable women have STDs.

  • 80% of people who have an STD experience no noticeable symptoms.

  • Women are more susceptible to STDs than men.

  • A young girl is four times more likely to get am STD than she is to become pregnant.

  • One in two sexually active young people in the United States will get an STD by the age of 25.

  • One in five people in the United States that have HIV do not know that they are positive.

  • One in four young people in United States between the age of 13 - 24 are infected with HIV.

  • Gay and Bisexual men of all races are the most affected by HIV.

  • Chlamydia is the number one most reported sexually transmitted disease in the United States.

  • HPV is the number one sexually transmitted infection (STI) on college campuses.

  • One in six people in the United States are infected with Herpes.

  • More than 50% sexually active people in the United States will be infected by HPV at some point in their life.

  • The only way to know for sure if you have an STD is to get yourself tested.

  • All STDs are 100% treatable and many are curable.

  • If untreated some STDs can lead to serious medical problems including; infertility, cancer, damage to vital body organs and death.

 

These alarming STD Facts are more than enough evidence to prove that STDs are a major health risk for people. Yet STDs can be avoided if simple protective measures are employed before making sexual contact such as use of latex condoms, proper washing and cleaning and avoiding drugs.


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