Learn about Sexually Transmitted Infection Rates Video

Dr. T Scott Jennings explains that STD rates have increased over the years. He discusses the trends in infection rates and talks about the studies.
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T. Scott Jennings: STD infections rates have generally increased over the last five or ten years particularly in younger women, but it is confusing because studies recently have really been more widely applied to minority populations. So the recent study is suggesting that there is a 60% risk of STDs in girls from age of 18 and 28 is largely based up on looking wider and more minority groups with just more higher risk of infection overall. But definitely see will more community analysis just five or six years ago the HPV infections rates are largely a function of how carefully we can detect those things now and they are detected more easily now. So we see a lot more Human Papillomavirus or HPV infections not only used to see as well.

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