Single? See the Most Frequently Shared STDs in WA State
We got your STD stats right here, baby. Wrap that rascal fella, remember, no glove, no love, my man!
Washington is NOT in the top 10 in any of the four main STD categories from data examined in a state-by-state breakdown of the most common sexually transmitted diseases.
We are here to educate and remind residents of Washington and Oregon it's a lot worse out of the northwest.
Sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise in the United States.
Chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis have all drastically increased. Chlamydia saw a 22 percent increase from 2014 to 2017, gonorrhea rose 67 percent, and syphilis 76 percent.
Overall, Washington is 35th and Oregon is 37th in the rate of all STD's.
In the specific categories, syphilis is by far the most prevalent STD in the northwest with Washington ranking 13th and Oregon 16th overall.
Gonorrhea stats show Washington ranking 31st while Oregon checks in at number 34.
Chlamydia rates have Oregon ranked 33rd and Washington 36th in the country.
Data was pulled from the most recent STD report done in 2017 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. the four most commonly diagnosed sexually transmitted diseases the CDC monitors which are: gonorrhea, chlamydia, primary and secondary syphilis, and congenital syphilis. Congenital syphilis is diagnosed in infants when a pregnant mother passes syphilis to her baby.