The truth about STDs: heatmap of American cities
STD's are no laughing matter. This study incorporated data from the CDC in an visual format shows some surprising statistics, including:
- Chlamydia is the most frequently recorded STD in the United States.
- Estimated that 1 in 15 sexually active females aged 14-19 years has chlamydia.
- 1.1 million people are living in the U.S. with AIDS, 1 in 5 are unaware they have the disease.
- Every 9.5 minutes someone in the U.S. is infected with HIV.
This infographic / heat map, courtesy of bestmedicaldegrees.com (click here to see the infographic in its entirety), shows us precisely where the outbreak of specific STD's are at their worst.
Was your city on the map? Please let us know in the comments.