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Incidence Statistics for Types of Diseases contagious from sex

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

Incidence Statistics for Types of Diseases contagious from sex

Disease

Incidence Estimate

US people estimate

Statistic Used for Calculation

sexually transmitted diseases approx 1 in 17 or 5.62% or 15.3 million people in USA 15,300,000 15.3 million annual cases (NIAID)
HIV approx 1 in 6,800 or 0.01% or 40,000 people in USA 40,000 approximately 40,000 annual cases in USA (NIAID)
Genital herpes approx 1 in 544 or 0.18% or 500,000 people in USA 499,999 500,000 new cases annually; 1 million annual cases (CDC 2001)
Granuloma inguinale approx 1 in 1,000,000 or 0.00% or 272 people in USA 272 0.1 new cases per 100,000 population of donovanosis was notified in Australia 2002 (Yohannes K, Roche P, Blumer C et al. 2004, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
Chlamydia approx 1 in 68 or 1.47% or 4 million people in USA 4,000,000 estimated 4 million cases (NIAID/CDC) [4-8 million cases] including undiagnosed (about 600,000 diagnosed).
Gonorrhea approx 1 in 339 or 0.29% or 800,000 people in USA 800,000 800,000 cases (CDC estimate/NIAID)
Syphilis approx 1 in 3,885 or 0.03% or 70,000 people in USA 70,000 70,000 cases (NIAID; CDC 2001)
Bacterial vaginosis N/A N/A No information
Trichomoniasis approx 1 in 54 or 1.84% or 5 million people in USA 5,000,000 5 million cases annually in the USA (CDC 2001)
Genital warts approx 1 in 272 or 0.37% or 1 million people in USA 1,000,000 1 million annual cases in the USA (NIAID)
Molluscum contagiosum N/A N/A No information
HPV approx 1 in 49 or 2.02% or 5.5 million people in USA 5,499,999 5.5 million new cases (NIAID/American Social Health Association)
Hepatitis N/A N/A No information
Hepatitis A approx 1 in 8,500 or 0.01% or 32,000 people in USA 32,000 32,000 new cases in the USA 1992 (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact – NIH Publication No. 94-1447, NIDDK, 1994)
Hepatitis B approx 1 in 1,359 or 0.07% or 200,000 people in USA 200,000 200,000 to 300,000 new cases in the USA 1990 (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact – NIH Publication No. 94-1447, NIDDK, 1994)
Chronic Hepatitis B N/A N/A No information
Hepatitis C approx 1 in 1,813 or 0.06% or 150,000 people in USA 150,000 150,000 new cases in the USA 1991 (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact – NIH Publication No. 94-1447, NIDDK, 1994)
Hepatitis D approx 1 in 3,885 or 0.03% or 70,000 people in USA 70,000 70,000 new cases in the USA 1990 (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact – NIH Publication No. 94-1447, NIDDK, 1994)
Hepatitis E approx 1 in 1,000,000 or 0.00% or 272 people in USA 272 0.1 new cases per 100,000 population of Hepatitis E was notified in Australia 2002 (Yohannes K, Roche P, Blumer C et al. 2004, Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
Cytomegalovirus N/A N/A No information
HTLV N/A N/A No information
HTLV-1 N/A N/A No information
Tropical Spastic Paraparesis N/A N/A No information
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease approx 1 in 272 or 0.37% or 1 million people in USA 1,000,000 1 million women have a PID episode each year (NIAID)
Pubic lice approx 1 in 90 or 1.10% or 3 million people in USA 3,000,000 3 million new cases annually estimated (NIAID)
Scabies N/A N/A No information
Urinary tract infections N/A N/A No information
Vaginitis N/A N/A No information
Diseases contagious from oral sex N/A N/A No information
Diseases contagious from anal sex N/A N/A No information
Diseases contagious from vaginal sex N/A N/A No information
Diseases contagious from safe sex N/A N/A No information

Types of Diseases contagious from sex

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

About incidence:

The medical term 'incidence' of Diseases contagious from sex usually refers to the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Diseases contagious from sex. Prevalence is a different medical disease measure that refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Diseases contagious from sex at any given time (e.g. prevalence includes people who have had a medical condition for a long time). For more information on prevalence and incidence statistics, see about prevalence and incidence statistics.

 

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