STD Statistics - 2014
- From 2004-2014, the chlamydia rate increased by 64%.
- The rate of gonorrhea increased by 5% between 2013 and 2014.
- Rates of reported syphilis increased in 2014 compared to 2013 by 18%.
- 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.
- 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 61% of the reported cases in 2014.
- Adolescents and young adults (15-24 years) have the highest rates of chlamydia and gonorrhea, making up 64% of new infections in 2014.
- Between 2013 and 2014, early syphilis cases increased by 24%. Men who have sex with men comprised 76% of all male cases in 2014; cases among women are continuing to increase.
- 2014 Minnesota Sexually Transmitted Disease Statistics (PDF)
A summary of the 2014 STD data, 10-year trends, sources and limitations of data, and disease-specific data on residence, gender, age and race/ethnicity.
- STD Surveillance Slides, 2014 (PDF)
Slides describing the epidemiology of STDs in Minnesota over time, including demographic patterns and emerging trends.
- Highlights from the STD Surveillance Report, 2014 (PDF)
Webinar presentation, slides only, no audio narration.
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