With regard to sex education, the United States trails behind most developed countries. The lack of formalized, nation-wide sex education in the U. Despite numerous studies refuting the effectiveness of abstinence-only sex education, many states still adopt it if they adopt sex education at all. Even in many states that do have sex education programs , the education is not necessarily required to be medically accurate , according to the Guttmacher Institute. Despite many advancements in healthcare in the past decade, both gonorrhea and chlamydia rates have seen upward trends since
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Data and Statistics
Sexually Transmitted Diseases by State - | National Council For Home Safety and Security
KNOE - Louisiana has the highest rate of sexually transmitted diseases in the country. The map above click here to enlarge shows the state's overall score. The lower the score, the higher the rate of STDs in the state. Louisiana is number one with 2. Vermont was the lowest with
U.S. States With High STD Rates Have One Thing In Common
Despite our puritan heritage, Americans really love to have sex. It turns out, a lot of us like to have sex without protection, too. The military helped cities rank strongly in the top 10, with Norfolk Naval Base, Ft. Hood, and Ft. Bragg all pushing their cities to the top.
The STDcheck. We recently took a look at the top 50 metropolitan areas in the country and put together a list of which cities have the highest number of overall positive STD test results per capita. The results are based on a sample size of 90, patients over the course of two years. Based on our completely anonymized data, how does your city measure up? Austin is home to SXSW, the infamous 6th Street strip of bars and nightclubs, Lake Travis which has its very own nude beach, Hippie Hollow and, of course, scorching hot summertime temperatures made for wearing as little clothing as possible.