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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Chlamydia trachomatis infections among females attending family planning clinics (percent, 15–24 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 7.4 (2008)
2020 Target: 6.7
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2008 2009 2010 2011  
Total 7.4

7.5

8.0

8.3



Race/Ethnicity









American Indian or Alaska Native only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Asian only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Black or African American only 14.6

14.8

14.0

14.9



White only 5.8

5.8

6.1

6.6



2 or more races DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Hispanic or Latino 7.3

7.0

6.9

7.6



Not Hispanic or Latino 7.2

7.4

7.8

8.4



   Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 14.7

14.6

13.9

14.5



   White only, not Hispanic or Latino 5.7

5.8

6.0

6.6



Age group









15-17 years 8.5

8.8

9.5

10.4



18-24 years 7.0

7.4

7.7

8.2



Sexual orientation









Sexual orientation DNC

DNC

DNC

DNC



Gender identity









Gender identity DNC

DNC

DNC

DNC



Footnotes View Footnotes

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

DNC: Data for specific population not collected.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Chlamydia trachomatis infections among females enrolled in a National Job Training Program (percent, 15–24 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 12.8 (2008)
2020 Target: 11.5
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Total 12.8

11.3

11.4

10.3

11.0

Race/Ethnicity









American Indian or Alaska Native only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

Asian only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

Black or African American only 16.6

14.3

13.7

14.9

14.2

White only DSU

5.4

6.9

DSU

7.2

Hispanic or Latino DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

Not Hispanic or Latino 13.3

11.4

11.3

10.7

11.1

   Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 16.7

14.4

13.7

14.9

14.3

   White only, not Hispanic or Latino DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

Age group









16-17 years 14.7

15.8

14.6

15.6

DSU

18-24 years 12.2

10.9

10.6

9.9

11.3

Footnotes View Footnotes

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Chlamydia trachomatis infections among males enrolled in a National Job Training Program (percent, 15–24 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 7.0 (2008)
2020 Target: 6.3
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Total 7.0

7.0

7.2

8.0

7.0

Race/Ethnicity









American Indian or Alaska Native only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

Asian only DSU

DNC

DNC

DSU

DSU

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

Black or African American only 11.4

11.8

12.2

12.6

12.0

White only 3.0

2.7

2.8

3.2

3.5

Hispanic or Latino DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

Not Hispanic or Latino 7.9

7.5

7.5

8.3

7.3

   Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 11.4

11.7

12.1

12.6

11.8

   White only, not Hispanic or Latino 2.7

2.5

2.5

3.0

3.3

Age group









16-17 years 6.4

6.8

6.2

6.9

7.0

18-24 years 8.0

7.7

7.6

8.5

7.5

Footnotes View Footnotes

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

DNC: Data for specific population not collected.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

STD-2 (Developmental) Reduce Chlamydia rates among females aged 15 to 44 years Archived

This objective was archived due to lack of data source, changes in science, or was replaced with other objectives.
See Revision History for Details.

Additional Data Options
Data Not Available

Sexually active females on Medicaid screened for genital Chlamydia (percent, 16–20 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 52.7 (2008)
2020 Target: 70.91
Desired Direction: Increase
Populations 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Total 52.7

54.4

54.6

54.9

53.5

Footnotes View Footnotes

1Target has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Sexually active females on Medicaid screened for genital Chlamydia (percent, 21–24 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 59.4 (2008)
2020 Target: 80.0
Desired Direction: Increase
Populations 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Total 59.4

61.6

62.3

63.4

63.6

Footnotes View Footnotes

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Sexually active females with commercial health insurance screened for genital Chlamydia (percent, 16–20 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 40.1 (2008)
2020 Target: 61.31
Desired Direction: Increase
Populations 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Total 40.1

41.0

40.8

41.5

41.1

Footnotes View Footnotes

1Target has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Sexually active females with commercial health insurance screened for genital Chlamydia (percent, 21–24 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 43.5 (2008)
2020 Target: 74.61
Desired Direction: Increase
Populations 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Total 43.5

45.4

45.7

48.5

49.2

Footnotes View Footnotes

1Target has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Females ever treated for pelvic inflammatory disease (percent, 15–44 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 4.2 (2006-2010)
2020 Target: 3.81
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2006-20102        
Total 4.2

SE 0.275








Race/Ethnicity









American Indian or Alaska Native only ---









Asian only 0.6

SE 0.308








Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only ---









Hispanic or Latino 4.4

SE 0.623








Not Hispanic or Latino 4.2

SE 0.328








   Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 5.1

SE 0.542








   White only, not Hispanic or Latino 4.2

SE 0.414








Age group









15-17 years 0.6

SE 0.208








18-24 years 3.3

SE 0.485








25-44 years 5.1

SE 0.387








Educational attainment (25 years and over)









< High school 7.9

SE 1.273








High school 6.6

SE 0.768








Some college 7.1

SE 1.271








Associates degree 4.5

SE 1.053








4-year college degree 1.7

SE 0.315








Advanced degree 2.0

SE 0.738








Family income (percent Poverty Threshold)









<100 6.8

SE 0.658








100-199 4.2

SE 0.505








200-399 4.0

SE 0.437








400-499 1.6

SE 0.430








500+ 1.9

SE 0.590








Family type









Single 2.0

SE 0.317








Single parent with children 8.9

SE 1.062








Married couple or partners 4.6

SE 0.472








Two parent family with children 4.2

SE 0.698








Country of birth









US 4.3

SE 0.318








Outside US 3.8

SE 0.543








Disability status









People with activity limitations 8.4

SE 0.997








People without activity limitations 3.8

SE 0.274








Geographic location









Metropolitan 4.4

SE 0.396








Non-metropolitan 4.2

SE 0.363








Health insurance status









Insured 3.7

SE 0.302








   Private 2.5

SE 0.277








   Public 7.9

SE 0.893








Uninsured 6.2

SE 0.854








Sexual orientation









Sexual orientation









Heterosexual or straight 4.1

SE 0.289








Homosexual or gay/lesbian DSU









Bisexual DSU









Marital status









Married 4.3

SE 0.443








Cohabiting partner 5.7

SE 0.813








Divorced or separated 7.9

SE 1.068








Widowed DSU









Never married 2.9

SE 0.372








Footnotes View Footnotes

1Target has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

2Baseline has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

---: Data are not available.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

STD-6.1 Reduce gonorrhea rates among females aged 15 to 44 years Revised

This objective was revised.
See Revision History for Details.

Additional Data Options

New cases of gonorrhea among females (per 100,000 population, 15–44 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 279.9 (2008)
2020 Target: 251.91
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 20082 2009 2010 2011 2012
Total 279.9

250.3

256.8

264.2

264.7

Race/Ethnicity









American Indian or Alaska Native only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

221.7

Asian only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

28.2

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

156.3

2 or more races DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

58.4

Hispanic or Latino DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

119.9

Not Hispanic or Latino DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

303.1

   Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

1019.6

   White only, not Hispanic or Latino DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

88.2

Age group









15-17 years 456.0

396.8

401.0

401.7

364.0

18-44 years 260.1

234.0

240.7

249.1

253.8

   18-24 years 669.4

608.4

619.8

636.9

626.3

   25-44 years 114.9

99.3

101.8

106.1

116.4

Sexual orientation









Sexual orientation DNC

DNC

DNC

DNC

DNC

Gender identity









Gender identity DNC

DNC

DNC

DNC

DNC

Footnotes View Footnotes

1Target has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

2Baseline has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

DNC: Data for specific population not collected.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

STD-6.2 Reduce gonorrhea rates among males aged 15 to 44 years Revised

This objective was revised.
See Revision History for Details.

Additional Data Options

New cases of gonorrhea among males (per 100,000 population, 15–44 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 216.5 (2008)
2020 Target: 194.81
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 20082 2009 2010 2011 2012
Total 216.5

195.8

207.9

216.6

232.1

Race/Ethnicity









American Indian or Alaska Native only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

113.1

Asian only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

37.5

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

126.6

2 or more races DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

46.8

Hispanic or Latino DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

117.9

Not Hispanic or Latino DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

258.0

   Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

972.5

   White only, not Hispanic or Latino DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

64.4

Age group









15-17 years 160.7

140.5

143.1

147.8

138.0

18-44 years 222.9

202.0

215.4

224.5

242.9

   18-24 years 423.8

392.4

415.0

428.2

439.8

   25-44 years 148.8

131.2

139.1

146.0

167.0

Sexual orientation









Sexual orientation DNC

DNC

DNC

DNC

DNC

Gender identity









Gender identity DNC

DNC

DNC

DNC

DNC

Footnotes View Footnotes

1Target has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

2Baseline has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

DNC: Data for specific population not collected.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

New cases of primary and secondary syphilis among females (per 100,000 population)

2020 Baseline (year): 1.4 (2008)
2020 Target: 1.31
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 20082 2009 2010 2011 2012
Total 1.4

1.4

1.1

0.9

0.9

Race/Ethnicity









American Indian or Alaska Native only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

0.6

Asian only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

0.2

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

1.2

2 or more races DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

0.3

Hispanic or Latino DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

0.8

Not Hispanic or Latino DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

1.0

   Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

4.9

   White only, not Hispanic or Latino DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

0.3

Age group









<18 years 0.4

0.4

0.4

0.3

0.3

   0-4 years 0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

   5-11 years 0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

   12-17 years 1.2

1.1

1.0

1.0

0.7

18-44 years 3.2

3.2

2.6

2.2

2.1

   18-24 years 4.8

5.3

4.4

3.6

3.8

   25-44 years 2.6

2.5

1.9

1.6

1.6

45-64 years 0.7

0.6

0.5

0.4

0.4

   45-54 years 1.0

1.0

0.8

0.5

0.6

   55-64 years 0.3

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.1

65 years and over 0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

   65-74 years 0.1

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

   75-84 years 0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

   85 years and over 0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

Sexual orientation









Sexual orientation DNC

DNC

DNC

DNC

DNC

Gender identity









Gender identity DNC

DNC

DNC

DNC

DNC

Footnotes View Footnotes

1Target has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

2Baseline has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

DNC: Data for specific population not collected.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

New cases of primary and secondary syphilis among males (per 100,000 population)

2020 Baseline (year): 7.4 (2008)
2020 Target: 6.71
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 20082 2009 2010 2011 2012
Total 7.4

7.7

7.9

8.1

9.3

Race/Ethnicity









American Indian or Alaska Native only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

3.6

Asian only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

3.9

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

11.7

2 or more races DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

3.6

Hispanic or Latino DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

10.4

Not Hispanic or Latino DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

8.7

   Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

28.9

   White only, not Hispanic or Latino DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

5.1

Age group









<18 years 0.4

0.4

0.4

0.4

0.3

   0-4 years 0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

   5-11 years 0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

   12-17 years 1.2

1.2

1.0

1.0

1.0

18-44 years 15.1

15.8

16.6

16.9

19.3

   18-24 years 14.7

17.3

18.6

19.3

21.2

   25-44 years 15.2

15.2

15.8

16.0

18.5

45-64 years 5.7

5.8

5.9

6.2

7.2

   45-54 years 8.1

8.2

8.5

9.1

10.5

   55-64 years 2.5

2.8

2.6

2.8

3.2

65 years and over 0.6

0.5

0.6

0.8

0.7

   65-74 years 0.9

0.7

0.9

1.2

1.0

   75-84 years 0.2

0.2

0.3

0.2

0.2

   85 years and over 0.0

0.0

0.0

0.2

0.0

Sexual orientation









Sexual orientation DNC

DNC

DNC

DNC

DNC

Gender identity









Gender identity DNC

DNC

DNC

DNC

DNC

Footnotes View Footnotes

1Target has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

2Baseline has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

DNC: Data for specific population not collected.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

STD-8 Reduce congenital syphilis Revised

This objective was revised.
See Revision History for Details.

Additional Data Options

New cases of congenital syphilis (per 100,000 live births)

2020 Baseline (year): 10.7 (2008)
2020 Target: 9.61
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 20082 2009 2010 2011 2012
Total 10.7

10.3

9.2

8.6

7.8

Race/Ethnicity









American Indian or Alaska Native only 12.1

10.1

2.0

4.0

4.1

Asian or Pacific Islander only 2.8

4.7

3.6

5.9

2.4

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

2 or more races DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

Hispanic or Latino 13.7

12.9

8.9

7.7

7.9

Not Hispanic or Latino 9.7

9.4

9.2

8.9

7.8

   Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 35.9

34.1

34.3

33.5

29.6

   White only, not Hispanic or Latino 2.9

2.8

2.8

2.2

2.1

Footnotes View Footnotes

1Target has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

2Baseline has been revised. See Tech Specs for details.

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Genital herpes infection due to herpes simplex type 2 among young adults (percent, 20–29 years)

2020 Baseline (year): 10.5 (2005-2008)
2020 Target: 9.5
Desired Direction: Decrease
Populations 2005-2008        
Total 10.5
CI 8.9 / 12.2
SE 0.807








Sex









Male 6.6
CI 5.1 / 8.1
SE 0.741








Female 14.4
CI 11.7 / 17.1
SE 1.322








Race/Ethnicity









American Indian or Alaska Native only DSU









Asian only DSU









Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU









Black or African American only ---









White only ---









2 or more races DSU









Hispanic or Latino DSU









   Mexican American 5.5
CI 2.9 / 8.1
SE 1.246








Not Hispanic or Latino ---









   Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 32.3
CI 26.5 / 38.1
SE 2.808








   White only, not Hispanic or Latino 7.1
CI 5.2 / 9.0
SE 0.925








Educational attainment (25 years and over)









< High school 14.4
CI 8.5 / 20.3
SE 2.851








High school (including GED or equivalent) 15.6
CI 10.4 / 20.9
SE 2.574








Some College or AA degree 15.7
CI 12.2 / 19.2
SE 1.719








College graduate or above DSU









Family income (percent Poverty Threshold)









<100 13.4
CI 8.8 / 18.1
SE 2.278








100-199 12.3
CI 8.3 / 16.4
SE 1.97








200-399 9.8
CI 6.8 / 12.8
SE 1.472








400-499 DSU









500+ 6.6
CI 3.0 / 10.1
SE 1.715








Country of birth









US 11.2
CI 9.2 / 13.2
SE 0.979








Outside US 7.1
CI 4.0 / 10.2
SE 1.493








Disability status









People with activity limitations DSU









People without activity limitations 10.5
CI 8.8 / 12.1
SE 0.813








Health insurance status









Insured 9.8
CI 7.9 / 11.6
SE 0.908








   Private 8.1
CI 6.1 / 10.0
SE 0.957








   Public 17.5
CI 11.0 / 24.1
SE 3.183








Uninsured 11.9
CI 8.8 / 15.1
SE 1.534








Sexual orientation









Sexual orientation DSU









Gender identity









Gender identity DNC









Marital status









Married 9.7
CI 7.6 / 11.9
SE 1.068








Cohabiting partner 11.5
CI 6.4 / 16.6
SE 2.483








Divorced or separated DSU









Widowed DSU









Never married 10.0
CI 7.6 / 12.4
SE 1.167








Veteran status









Veteran DSU









Non-veteran 10.7
CI 9.0 / 12.4
SE 0.832








Obesity status









Obese 13.9
CI 10.7 / 17.0
SE 1.533








Not obese 9.0
CI 7.4 / 10.5
SE 0.779








Footnotes View Footnotes

DSU: Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

DNC: Data for specific population not collected.

---: Data are not available.

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.