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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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:

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









Not Hispanic or Latino 7.2

7.4

7.8

8.4



   White only, not Hispanic or Latino 5.7

5.8

6.0

6.6



   Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 14.7

14.6

13.9

14.5



White only 5.8

5.8

6.1

6.6



Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Hispanic or Latino 7.3

7.0

6.9

7.6



American Indian or Alaska Native only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Asian only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



Black or African American only 14.6

14.8

14.0

14.9



2 or more races DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU



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









Asian only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

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

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

White only DSU

5.4

6.9

DSU

7.2

Black or African American only 16.6

14.3

13.7

14.9

14.2

American Indian or Alaska Native only 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









White only 3.0

2.7

2.8

3.2

3.5

Not Hispanic or Latino 7.9

7.5

7.5

8.3

7.3

   White only, not Hispanic or Latino 2.7

2.5

2.5

3.0

3.3

   Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 11.4

11.7

12.1

12.6

11.8

American Indian or Alaska Native only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

Hispanic or Latino DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

Asian only DSU

DNC

DNC

DSU

DSU

Black or African American only 11.4

11.8

12.2

12.6

12.0

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








Hispanic or Latino 4.4

SE 0.623








Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only ---









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 6.6

SE 0.768








Associates degree 4.5

SE 1.053








< High school 7.9

SE 1.273








Advanced degree 2.0

SE 0.738








4-year college degree 1.7

SE 0.315








Some college 7.1

SE 1.271








Family income (percent Poverty Threshold)









400-499 1.6

SE 0.430








<100 6.8

SE 0.658








500+ 1.9

SE 0.590








200-399 4.0

SE 0.437








100-199 4.2

SE 0.505








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









Outside US 3.8

SE 0.543








US 4.3

SE 0.318








Disability status









People without activity limitations 3.8

SE 0.274








People with activity limitations 8.4

SE 0.997








Geographic location









Metropolitan 4.4

SE 0.396








Non-metropolitan 4.2

SE 0.363








Health insurance status









Uninsured 6.2

SE 0.854








Insured 3.7

SE 0.302








   Public 7.9

SE 0.893








   Private 2.5

SE 0.277








Sexual orientation









Sexual orientation









Bisexual DSU









Homosexual or gay/lesbian DSU









Heterosexual or straight 4.1

SE 0.289








Marital status









Married 4.3

SE 0.443








Widowed DSU









Never married 2.9

SE 0.372








Cohabiting partner 5.7

SE 0.813








Divorced or separated 7.9

SE 1.068








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

Not Hispanic or Latino DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

303.1

   White only, not Hispanic or Latino DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

88.2

   Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

1019.6

Asian only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

28.2

2 or more races DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

58.4

Hispanic or Latino DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

119.9

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

156.3

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









Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

126.6

Not Hispanic or Latino DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

258.0

   White only, not Hispanic or Latino DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

64.4

   Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

972.5

Hispanic or Latino DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

117.9

American Indian or Alaska Native only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

113.1

Asian only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

37.5

2 or more races DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

46.8

Age group









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

15-17 years 160.7

140.5

143.1

147.8

138.0

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









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

Hispanic or Latino DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

0.8

American Indian or Alaska Native only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

0.6

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

1.2

Asian only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

0.2

2 or more races DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

0.3

Age group









<18 years 0.4

0.4

0.4

0.3

0.3

   12-17 years 1.2

1.1

1.0

1.0

0.7

   5-11 years 0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

   0-4 years 0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

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

65 years and over 0.0

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

   65-74 years 0.1

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

45-64 years 0.7

0.6

0.5

0.4

0.4

   55-64 years 0.3

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.1

   45-54 years 1.0

1.0

0.8

0.5

0.6

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









Asian only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

3.9

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

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

11.7

American Indian or Alaska Native only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

3.6

2 or more races DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

3.6

Hispanic or Latino DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

10.4

Age group









65 years and over 0.6

0.5

0.6

0.8

0.7

   85 years and over 0.0

0.0

0.0

0.2

0.0

   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

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

<18 years 0.4

0.4

0.4

0.4

0.3

   12-17 years 1.2

1.2

1.0

1.0

1.0

   5-11 years 0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

   0-4 years 0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

45-64 years 5.7

5.8

5.9

6.2

7.2

   55-64 years 2.5

2.8

2.6

2.8

3.2

   45-54 years 8.1

8.2

8.5

9.1

10.5

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

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

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

Asian or Pacific Islander only 2.8

4.7

3.6

5.9

2.4

2 or more races DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

DSU

Hispanic or Latino 13.7

12.9

8.9

7.7

7.9

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









2 or more races DSU









Hispanic or Latino DSU









   Mexican American 5.5
CI 2.9 / 8.1
SE 1.246








Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only DSU









White only ---









Asian only DSU









Not Hispanic or Latino ---









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








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








American Indian or Alaska Native only DSU









Black or African American only ---









Educational attainment (25 years and over)









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








College graduate or above DSU









< High school 14.4
CI 8.5 / 20.3
SE 2.851








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








Family income (percent Poverty Threshold)









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









<100 13.4
CI 8.8 / 18.1
SE 2.278








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








   Public 17.5
CI 11.0 / 24.1
SE 3.183








   Private 8.1
CI 6.1 / 10.0
SE 0.957








Uninsured 11.9
CI 8.8 / 15.1
SE 1.534








Sexual orientation









Sexual orientation DSU









Gender identity









Gender identity DNC









Marital status









Cohabiting partner 11.5
CI 6.4 / 16.6
SE 2.483








Divorced or separated DSU









Widowed DSU









Married 9.7
CI 7.6 / 11.9
SE 1.068








Never married 10.0
CI 7.6 / 12.4
SE 1.167








Veteran status









Non-veteran 10.7
CI 9.0 / 12.4
SE 0.832








Veteran DSU









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.