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The Top 10 States You're Most Likely To Catch An STD

The Top 10 States You’re Most Likely To Catch An STD

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Even with so many preventative measures being taken that include radio ads, TV commercials, free condoms at local health departments, and much more, the rate of sexually transmitted diseases continues to rise nationwide.

According to the Center For Disease Control, people between the ages of 15 and 24 account for half of the new STD cases, and women under 25 are recommended to be tested for chlamydia at least once per year.

The STDs that are most common are chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis. True you can catch these diseases anywhere in America. However, all states are not created equal… In some states, you are more likely to catch an STD than other places… Check out these top 10 hotspots that you are likely to need a trip to the free clinic if you engage in unprotected sex…

10. North Carolina

524 per 100,000 have chlamydia. It ranks 6th in gonorrhea and 24th in syphilis transmissions.

9. New York

516 per 100,000 have chlamydia. It ranks 16th in gonorrhea and 7th in syphilis transmissions.

8. Texas

494 per 100,000 have chlamydia. It ranks 13th in gonorrhea and 6th in syphilis transmissions.

7. Illinois

526 per 100,000 have chlamydia. It ranks 10th in gonorrhea and 8th in syphilis transmissions.

6. Arkansas

565 per 100,000 have chlamydia. It ranks 7th in gonorrhea and 9th in syphilis transmissions.

5. South Carolina

580 per 100,000 have chlamydia. It ranks 4th in gonorrhea and 13th in syphilis transmission rates.

4. Alabama

637 per 100,000 have chlamydia. It ranks 3rd in gonorrhea and 15th in syphilis transmission rates.

3. Georgia

534 per 100,000 have chlamydia. It ranks 5th in gonorrhea and 1st in syphilis transmissions.

2. Mississippi

774 per 100,000 have chlamydia. It ranks 1st in gonorrhea and 11th in syphilis transmissions.

1. Louisiana

597 per 100,000 have chlamydia. It ranks 2nd in gonorrhea and 3rd in syphilis transmissions.

Ladies, please practice safe sex… Don’t become a part of these statistics…

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