One in five people in the United States has an STD.
Two-thirds of all STDs occur in people 25 years of age or younger.
One in four new STD infections occur in teenagers.
Cervical cancer in women is linked to HPV.
Hepatitis B is 100 times more infectious than HIV.
STDs, other than HIV, cost about $8 billion each year to diagnose and treat ASHA is a trusted partner with the Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention and operates the national AIDS, STD and Immunization Hotlines.
One in five Americans have genital herpes, yet 90 percent of those with herpes are unaware they have it.
At least one in four Americans will contract an STD at some point in their lives.
HPV and Chlamydia are the most common STDs in the United States.
More than 5 million people are infected with HPV each year.
Less than half of adults ages 18 to 44 have ever been tested for an STD other than HIV / AIDS.
At least 15 percent of all infertile American women are infertile because of tubal damage caused by pelvic inflammatory
disease (PID), the result of an untreated STD.
In Rhode Island, the number of people affected: