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Prevalence Statistics for Types of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Prevalence Statistics for Types of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

The information below shows a list of types of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 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 (overall) 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)
Syphilis N/A N/A No information
HIV approx 1 in 302 or 0.33% or 900,000 people in USA 899,999 900,000 Americans (NIAID, quarter are unaware)
AIDS N/A N/A No information
Genital herpes approx 1 in 4 or 24.63% or 67 million people in USA 66,999,999 67 million people (NIAID)
Human Papillomavirus approx 1 in 13 or 7.35% or 20 million people in USA 19,999,999 20 million Americans currently infected (NIAID; CDC 2001)
Chlamydia N/A N/A No information
Gonorrhea N/A N/A No information
HTLV N/A N/A uncommon
chancroid 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)
molluscum contagiosum N/A N/A Common.
pubic lice N/A N/A No information
scabies N/A N/A common
Trichomoniasis 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)
Granuloma inguinale N/A N/A No information
Non-Specific Urethritis 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)
Syphilis -- Teratogenic Agent N/A N/A No information
Human carcinogen -- Chronic Hepatitis C viral infection N/A N/A No information
Human carcinogen -- Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 infection N/A N/A No information
Human carcinogen -- Infection with Human papillomavirus type 16 N/A N/A No information
Human carcinogen -- Infection with Human papillomavirus type 18 N/A N/A No information
Human carcinogen -- Infection with Human papillomavirus type 31 N/A N/A No information
Human carcinogen -- Infection with Human papillomavirus type 35 N/A N/A No information
Human carcinogen -- Infection with Human papillomavirus type 39 N/A N/A No information
Human carcinogen -- Infection with Human papillomavirus type 45 N/A N/A No information
Human carcinogen -- Infection with Human papillomavirus type 51 N/A N/A No information
Human carcinogen -- Infection with Human papillomavirus type 52 N/A N/A No information
Human carcinogen -- Infection with Human papillomavirus type 56 N/A N/A No information
Human carcinogen -- Infection with Human papillomavirus type 58 N/A N/A No information
Human carcinogen -- Infection with Human papillomavirus type 59 N/A N/A No information
Human carcinogen -- Infection with Human papillomavirus type 66 N/A N/A No information
Hepatitis A N/A N/A No information
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
Viral Hepatitis N/A N/A No information
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)
Chronic Hepatitis C approx 1 in 68 or 1.47% or 4 million people in USA 3,999,999 Almost 4 million Americans have antibodies indicating infection or prior exposure (NIDDK).
Syphilitic aseptic meningitis N/A N/A No information
Possible human carcinogenic exposure -- Human immunodeficiency virus type 2 N/A N/A No information
Possible human carcinogenic exposure -- Human papillomavirus types 6 and 11 N/A N/A No information
Possible human carcinogenic exposure -- Human papillomavirus genus beta N/A N/A No information
HIV-1A N/A N/A HIV-1Accounts for about 26.7% of cases of HIV worldwide
HIV-1B N/A N/A HIV-1B accounts for about 12.3% of cases of HIV worldwide
HIV-2A N/A N/A No information
HIV-1C N/A N/A HIV-1C accounts for about 47.2% of cases of HIV worldwide
HIV-2B N/A N/A No information
HIV-1D N/A N/A HIV-1D accounts for about 5.3% of cases of HIV worldwide
HIV-1E N/A N/A No information
HIV-1F N/A N/A No information
HIV-1G N/A N/A No information
HIV-1H N/A N/A No information
HIV-1J N/A N/A No information
HIV-1K N/A N/A No information
HIV-1M N/A N/A HIV-1M accounts for about 90% of cases of HIV worldwide
HIV-1N N/A N/A No information
HIV-1O N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF11_cpx N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF13_cpx N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF04_ cpx N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF06_cpx N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF25_cpx N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF21_A2D N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF32_06A1 N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF16_ A2D N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF22_01A1 N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF26_AU N/A N/A No information
HIV-2 N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF36_cpx N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF27_cpx N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF18_cpx N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF37_cpx N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF19_cpx N/A N/A No information
Pediatric AIDS N/A N/A No information
HIV-1A1 N/A N/A No information
HIV-1A2 N/A N/A No information
HIV-1A3 N/A N/A HIV-1Accounts for about 26.7% of cases of HIV worldwide
HIV-1F1 N/A N/A No information
HIV-1F2 N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF01_AE N/A N/A HIV-1, CRF01_AE accounts for about 3.2% of cases of HIV worldwide
HIV-1, CRF33_01B N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF31_BC N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF15_01B N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF34_01B N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF02_AG N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF30_0206 N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF20_BG N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF12_BF N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF41_CD N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF40_BF N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF07_BC N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF35_AD N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF08_BC N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF42_BF N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF23_BG N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF14_BG N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF24_BG N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF05_ D/F N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF43_02G N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF17_BF N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF28_BF N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF38_BF N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF29_BF N/A N/A No information
HIV-1, CRF39_BF N/A N/A No information
Chlamydial Infection N/A N/A No information
Tumours related to AIDS N/A N/A No information
Pulmonary infections related to AIDS N/A N/A No information
Opportunistic infections related to HIV infection N/A N/A No information
Gastrointestinal infections related to AIDS N/A N/A No information
HIV related skin conditions N/A N/A No information
Neurological disorders related to AIDS N/A N/A No information
HIV like Severe sore throat N/A N/A No information
AIDS-Associated Nephropathy N/A N/A No information
AIDS-Related Complex N/A N/A No information
AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections N/A N/A No information
AIDS wasting syndrome N/A N/A No information
AIDS Dementia Complex N/A N/A No information
Vaginosis (bacterial vaginosis) N/A N/A No information
Neurosyphilis -- general paresis N/A N/A No information
Genital warts N/A N/A No information
HIV/AIDS approx 1 in 302 or 0.33% or 900,000 people in USA 899,999 900,000 Americans (NIAID, quarter are unaware)
Lymphoma, AIDS-related N/A N/A No information
Lipodystrophy-HIV related N/A N/A No information
Tinea cruris N/A N/A No information
Ureaplasma urealyticum N/A N/A No information
Lymphogranuloma venereum N/A N/A No information
Primary syphilis N/A N/A No information
Secondary syphilis N/A N/A No information
Tertiary syphilis N/A N/A No information
Congenital syphilis N/A N/A No information
HIV-associated eosinophilic folliculitis N/A N/A No information
Treponema infection N/A N/A No information
The clap N/A N/A No information
Syphilis, latent N/A N/A No information
Neurosyphilis N/A N/A No information
Neurosyphilis -- asymptomatic N/A N/A No information
Neurosyphilis -- tabes dorsalis N/A N/A No information
Neurosyphilis -- meningovascular N/A N/A No information
AIDS dysmorphic syndrome N/A N/A No information
Condyloma N/A N/A No information
Durand-Nicolas-Favre syndrome N/A N/A No information

Prevalence Statistics for Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Prevalance of Sexually Transmitted Diseases:

65 million people living with an incurable STD (CDC)


Prevalance Rate:

approx 1 in 4 or 23.90% or 65 million people in USA [about data]


Worldwide prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Diseases:

Worldwide, an estimated 333 million new cases of four curable STDs (gonorrhea, chlamydial infection, syphilis and trichomoniasis) occurred in 1997. (Source: excerpt from Sexually Transmitted Diseases Statistics, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Prevelance statistics about Sexually Transmitted Diseases:

The following statistics relate to the prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Diseases:

  • 36 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for sexually transmitted infections in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 75% of hospitalisations for sexually transmitted infections occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 4% of hospitalisations for sexually transmitted infections occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)

Types of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

For more information about types of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, refer to our section on types of Sexually Transmitted Diseases.

About prevalence:

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

 

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