Report: Idaho Ranks Low In National Analysis of STD Rates 

A new report indicates that Idahoans have some of the lowest rates of sexually transmitted diseases when compared to the rest of the U.S. For example, Idaho is ranked 46th in the nation in when it comes to the percentage of the population with an STD (0.54 percent). Alaska topped the list (1.39 percent), followed by Mississippi, Louisiana, South Carolina and New Mexico. West Virginia was ranked 50th (0.37 percent).

The report from the National Council for Home Safety and Security used data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and U.S. Census databases.

Idaho was ranked 46th in the nation for its rate of primary and secondary syphilis infections, 47th in the nation for its rate of gonorrhea infections and 44th in the nation for its rate of infections of chlamydia, the most commonly diagnosed sexually transmitted disease in the U.S.

For the full report, click here.


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