STD Annual Data Release 2017 - Minnesota Dept. of Health

STD Annual Data Release 2017

Summary

  • From 2016-2017, the chlamydia rate increased by 4%.

  • From 2016-2017, the rate of gonorrhea increased by 28%.

  • From 2016-2017, the rates of reported syphilis increased by 10%.

  • Minnesota has seen a resurgence of syphilis over the past decade, with men who have sex with men and those co-infected with HIV being especially impacted. However, the number of females is near the record high for the last decade.

  • Persons of color continue to be disproportionately affected by STDs.

  • STD rates are highest in the cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul. However, chlamydia and gonorrhea cases in the Twin Cities suburbs and Greater Minnesota account for 62% of the reported cases in 2017.

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