STD Heat Map [Infographic]

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the sexually transmitted disease epidemic is on the rise. People all over are traveling and not just for relaxation, but to seek out relationships as well. Let’s take a look at the hot spots in the United States where STDs are most prominent.

Chlamydia is most common in the state of Hawaii and 1 in 15 sexually active females ages 14-19 has chlamydia. Chlamydia is also the most frequently recorded STD in the United States. Next on the list we have gonorrhea with 309,341 cases being reported in America and Mississippi with the highest gonorrhea rate. There are 476,732 cases of AIDS reported in the United States and a person is 2 to 5 times more likely to get HIV if exposed when syphilis sores are present.

Protect yourself and those you love, be aware of the spread of STDs and practice safe sex. Check out the infographic below presented by to learn more.

Brian Wallace is the Founder and President of NowSourcing, an industry leading infographic design agency , based in Louisville, KY and Cincinnati, OH which works with companies that range from startups to Fortune 500s. Brian also runs #LinkedInLocal events nationwide, hosts the Next Action Podcast, and has been named a Google Small Business Advisor for 2016-2018. Follow Brian Wallace on LinkedIn as well as Twitter.

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