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%.
- 2012 Minnesota Sexually Transmitted Disease Statistics (PDF)
A summary of the 2012 STD data, 10-year trends, sources and limitations of data, and disease-specific data on residence, gender, age and race/ethnicity.
- STD Surveillance Slides, 2012 (PDF)
Slides describing the epidemiology of STDs in Minnesota over time, including demographic patterns and emerging trends.
Recording of the 2012 STD Surveillance Data Release webinar presentation.
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