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Prevalence Statistics for Types of Diseases contagious from vaginal sex

Prevalence Statistics for Types of Diseases contagious from vaginal sex

The information below shows a list of types of Diseases contagious from vaginal sex, with information as to the prevalence of each of these types. Estimates of the people affected are calculated based on the available statistic.

Disease Prevalence Estimate US people estimate Statistic Used for Calculation
sexually transmitted diseases approx 1 in 4 or 23.90% or 65 million people in USA 64,999,999 65 million people living with an incurable STD (CDC)
HIV approx 1 in 302 or 0.33% or 900,000 people in USA 899,999 900,000 Americans (NIAID, quarter are unaware)
Genital herpes approx 1 in 4 or 24.63% or 67 million people in USA 66,999,999 67 million people (NIAID)
Granuloma inguinale N/A N/A No information
Chlamydia N/A N/A No information
Gonorrhea N/A N/A No information
Syphilis N/A N/A No information
Bacterial vaginosis approx 1 in 424 or 0.24% or 640,000 people in USA 640,000 16% of pregnant women (DSTD)
Trichomoniasis N/A N/A No information
Genital warts N/A N/A No information
Molluscum contagiosum N/A N/A Common.
HPV approx 1 in 13 or 7.35% or 20 million people in USA 19,999,999 20 million Americans currently infected (NIAID; CDC 2001)
Hepatitis N/A N/A No information
Hepatitis A N/A N/A No information
Hepatitis B approx 1 in 181 or 0.55% or 1.5 million people in USA 1,499,999 estimated 1.5 million HBV carriers in the U.S. (NWHIC); 417,000 people currently infected (CDC 2001)
Chronic Hepatitis B approx 1 in 362 or 0.28% or 750,000 people in USA 749,999 750,000 people in the United States (NIAID)
Hepatitis C approx 1 in 136 or 0.74% or 2 million people in USA 1,999,999 estimated 2 to 5 million HCV chronic carriers
Hepatitis D N/A N/A No information
Hepatitis E N/A N/A No information
Cytomegalovirus approx 1 in 2 or 50.00% or 136 million people in USA 136,000,000 50% approximately; almost half of young adults (NIAID)
HTLV N/A N/A uncommon
HTLV-1 N/A N/A uncommon
Tropical Spastic Paraparesis N/A N/A No information
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease N/A N/A No information
Pubic lice N/A N/A No information
Scabies N/A N/A common
Urinary tract infections N/A N/A No information
Vaginitis N/A N/A No information

Types of Diseases contagious from vaginal sex

For more information about types of Diseases contagious from vaginal sex, refer to our section on types of Diseases contagious from vaginal sex.

About prevalence:

The medical term 'prevalence' of Diseases contagious from vaginal sex usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Diseases contagious from vaginal sex at any given time, whereas the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Diseases contagious from vaginal sex is called the 'incidence'. For more information on prevalence and incidence statistics, see about prevalence and incidence statistics.

 

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