STD Surveillance Statistics 2012 - Minnesota Dept. of Health

STD Surveillance Statistics, Minnesota - 2012


The 2012 Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Statistics includes summary of surveillance data for Minnesota’s reportable STDs: chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, and chancroid. In Minnesota, STDs are the most commonly reported communicable diseases and account for nearly 70% of all notifiable diseases reported to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). In 2012 the number of reported bacterial STDs increased to 21,465 cases, representing an overall increase of 10% from the previous year. The change in incidence rates varied by disease, with chlamydia increasing by 7%, gonorrhea increasing by 35%, and primary/secondary syphilis decreasing by 15%.


Slide Presentation

Webinar Presentation

Recording of the 2012 STD Surveillance Data Release webinar presentation.

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