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Sexually transmitted disease surveillance 2006
  • Published Date:
    November 2007
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    Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Figures in the national profile -- Figures in the special focus profiles -- Tables in the national profile -- Geographic divisions of the United States -- National overview of sexually transmitted diseases, 2006 -- -- National profile -- Introduction -- Chlamydia -- Gonorrhea -- Syphilis other sexually transmitted diseases -- -- Special focus profiles -- Introduction -- STDs in women and infants -- STDs in adolescents and young adults -- STDs in racial and ethnic minorities -- STDs in men who have sex with men -- STDs in persons entering corrections facilities -- -- Tables -- National summary -- Chlamydia -- Gonorrhea -- Syphilis -- Chancroid -- Selected STDs -- -- Appendix -- Interpreting STD surveillance data -- Table A1. Selected STDs-- percentage of unknown, missing, or invalid values for selected demographic variables by state, 2006 -- Table A2. Reported cases of sexually transmitted disease by sex and reporting source: United States, 2006 -- Table A3. Healthy people 2010 sexually transmitted diseases objective status -- Table A4. Government Performance Results Act (GPRA) sexually transmitted diseases goals and measures -- STD surveillance case definitions -- Contributors.

    "Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance, 2006 presents statistics and trends for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the United States through 2006. This annual publication is intended as a reference document for policy makers, program managers, health planners, researchers, and others who are concerned with the public health implications of these diseases. The figures and tables in this edition supersede those in earlier publications of these data. The surveillance information in this report is based on the following sources of data: (1) case reports from state and local STD programs; (2) the Regional Infertility Prevention Projects, the National Job Training Program, the Corrections STD Prevalence Monitoring Project, and the Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM) Prevalence Monitoring Project; (3) the Gonococcal Isolate Surveillance Project (GISP); and (4) national surveys implemented by federal and private organizations. The STD surveillance systems operated by state and local STD control programs, which provide the case report data for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, and chancroid are the data sources of many of the figures and most of the statistical tables in this publication. These systems are an integral part of program management at all levels of STD prevention and control in the United States. Because of incomplete diagnosis and reporting, the number of STD cases reported to CDC is less than the actual number of cases occurring in the United States population. Case report data for other STDs are not available because they are not nationally notifiable diseases. Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance, 2006 consists of four parts. The National Profile contains figures that provide an overview of STD morbidity in the United States. The accompanying text identifies major findings and trends for selected STDs. The Special Focus Profiles contain figures and text describing STDs in selected subgroups and populations that are a focus of national and state prevention efforts. The Detailed Tables provide statistical information about STDs at the county, metropolitan statistical area (MSA), regional, state, and national levels. The Appendix includes information on interpreting the STD surveillance data used to produce this report, Healthy People 2010 STD objectives, Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) goals, and STD surveillance case definitions." - p. vi

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