What county has the highest STD rate in Georgia?
When we look at ourselves compared to other rural counties, Dougherty County has the highest STD rate of the rural community, said Jenkins. In 2017, Dougherty County had over 1,300 cases of chlamydia and gonorrhea.
How common are STDS in Georgia?
In Georgia, adolescents ages 15-24 were 58% of all STD cases in 2019 with 54,726 STD cases (OASIS, 2020). Of those STD cases diagnosed among adolescents, 80% were Chlamydia cases. Each year, African Americans make up over 35% of Youth STD cases in Georgia (2015-2019).
What county has the highest rate of STDS?
Rank*County/Independent CityRate per 100,000 Population1Los Angeles County, CA268.32Cook County, IL309.33New York County, NY544.74Maricopa County, AZ206.466 more rows
What is the most common STD in Georgia?
Common STDs in Georgia:Bacterial Vaginosis.Chlamydia.Genital Herpes.Gonorrhea.Hepatitis.HIV.Pelvic Inflammatory Disease.Syphilis.More items
What state has the highest STD rate?
Rank*State†Rate per 100,000 Live Births1Texas92.22Nevada85.53Louisiana72.84Arizona72.247 more rows
What STIS is Georgia in the top 5 of highest rates?
According to a recent report from the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Georgia ranked among the top five states in America with the highest rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis.
Which two states have the highest syphilis rates in the South?
All States Ranked by STD Rate (Highest to Lowest)RankMetro AreaSyphilis Cases1Alaska552Mississippi4643Louisiana6694South Carolina38416 more rows•Jan 17, 2020