Percentage of young US people by age who received an STD treatment 2013-2015

This statistic displays the percentage of sexually experienced young Americans who received a STD (sexually-transmitted disease) treatment in 2013-2015. Between 2013 and 2015, 5.6 percent of young persons between the ages of 20-22 received a treatment for a STD, while 8 percent of those aged 23-25 received a treatment.

Percentage of sexually experienced young Americans who received an STD treatment in 2013-2015*

Age in yearsPercentage of respondents
15-173.5%
18-197.6%
20-225.6%
23-258%
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Sources

Release date

March 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

2013 to 2015

Number of respondents

10,205 respondents

Age group

15-25 years

Method of interview

Questionnaire

Supplementary notes

* STD = sexually-transmitted disease.
Sexually experienced was defined as those who have ever had vaginal intercourse, oral sex, or anal sex, with an opposite-sex or same-sex partner in their lifetime.
Original question: "In the past 12 months, have you been treated or received medication from a doctor or other medical care provider for a sexually transmitted disease like gonorrhea, chlamydia, herpes, or syphilis?"

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