Gumbumper.com has learned with so much preventative information, billboard ads, etc, the rate of sexually transmitted diseases continue to rise across the country.

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The STDs that are most common includes chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis. Of course abstinence, consistent condom use and practicing monogamy can decrease the likelihood of catching an STD.

10. North Carolina

524 per 100,000 have chlamydia. It ranks 6th in gonorrhea and 24th in syphillis transmissions.

9. New York

516 per 100,000 have chlamydia. It ranks 16th in gonorrhea and 7th in syphillis transmissions.

8. Texas

494 per 100,000 have chlamydia. It ranks 13th in gonorrhea and 6th in syphillis transmissions.

7. Illinois

526 per 100,000 have chlamydia. It ranks 10th in gonorrhea and 8th in syphillis transmissions.

6. Arkansas

565 per 100,000 have chlamydia. It ranks 7th in gonorrhea and 9th in syphillis transmissions.

5. South Carolina

580 per 100,000 have chlamydia. It ranks 4th in gonorrhea and 13th in syphillis transmission rates.

4. Alabama

637 per 100,000 have chlamydia. It ranks 3rd in gonorrhea and 15th in syphillis transmission rates.

3. Georgia

534 per 100,000 have chlamydia. It ranks 5th in gonorrhea and 1st in syphillis transmissions.

2. Mississippi

774 per 100,000 have chlamydia. It ranks 1st in gonorrhea and 11th in syphillis transmissions.

1. Louisiana

597 per 100,000 have chlamydia. It ranks 2nd in gonorrhea and 3rd in syphillis transmissions.

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Did you notice these are all in the south?

nfection rates aren’t spread evenly throughout the U.S. or across different age groups. Young people between 15 and 24 represent half of all new STD cases. STD rates also vary widely by state—the state with the highest syphilis rates (Georgia) reports 47.5 times more infections than the state with the lowest prevalence (Montana). Read on to see which states have the highest and lowest rates…

Best States for STDs

1. West Virginia
(48th for chlamydia, 41st for gonorrhea, 49th for syphilis)

2. Maine
(49th for chlamydia, 44th for gonorrhea, 43rd for syphilis)

3. Vermont
(46th for chlamydia, 46th for gonorrhea, 44th for syphilis)

4. Utah
(47th for chlamydia, 45th for gonorrhea, 42nd for syphilis)

5. Wyoming
(37th for chlamydia, 50th for gonorrhea, 46th for syphilis)

6. Montana
(35th for chlamydia, 48th for gonorrhea, 50th for syphilis)

7. Idaho
(45th for chlamydia, 49th for gonorrhea, 38th for syphilis)

8. New Hampshire
(50th for chlamydia, 47th for gonorrhea, 30th for syphilis)

9. Nebraska
(38th for chlamydia, 32nd for gonorrhea, 48th for syphilis)

10. Minnesota
(43rd for chlamydia, 36th for gonorrhea, 34th for syphilis)

Worst States for STDs

10. North Carolina
(10th for chlamydia, 6th for gonorrhea, 24th for syphilis)

9. New York
(11th for chlamydia, 16th for gonorrhea, 7th for syphilis)

8. Texas
(13th for chlamydia, 13th for gonorrhea, 6th for syphilis)

7. Illinois
(9th for chlamydia, 10th for gonorrhea, 8th for syphilis)

6. Arkansas
(7th for chlamydia, 7th for gonorrhea, 9th for syphilis)

5. South Carolina
(5th for chlamydia, 4th for gonorrhea, 13th for syphilis)

4. Alabama
(3rd for chlamydia, 3rd for gonorrhea, 15th for syphilis)

3. Georgia
(8th for chlamydia, 5th for gonorrhea, 1st for syphilis)

2. Mississippi
(1st for chlamydia, 1st for gonorrhea, 11th for syphilis)

1. Louisiana
(4th for chlamydia, 2nd for gonorrhea, 3rd for syphilis)

What do you think?

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nfection rates aren’t spread evenly throughout the U.S. or across different age groups. Young people between 15 and 24 represent half of all new STD cases. STD rates also vary widely by state—the state with the highest syphilis rates (Georgia) reports 47.5 times more infections than the state with the lowest prevalence (Montana). Read on to see which states have the highest and lowest rates…

Best States for STDs

1. West Virginia
(48th for chlamydia, 41st for gonorrhea, 49th for syphilis)

2. Maine
(49th for chlamydia, 44th for gonorrhea, 43rd for syphilis)

3. Vermont
(46th for chlamydia, 46th for gonorrhea, 44th for syphilis)

4. Utah
(47th for chlamydia, 45th for gonorrhea, 42nd for syphilis)

5. Wyoming
(37th for chlamydia, 50th for gonorrhea, 46th for syphilis)

6. Montana
(35th for chlamydia, 48th for gonorrhea, 50th for syphilis)

7. Idaho
(45th for chlamydia, 49th for gonorrhea, 38th for syphilis)

8. New Hampshire
(50th for chlamydia, 47th for gonorrhea, 30th for syphilis)

9. Nebraska
(38th for chlamydia, 32nd for gonorrhea, 48th for syphilis)

10. Minnesota
(43rd for chlamydia, 36th for gonorrhea, 34th for syphilis)

Worst States for STDs

10. North Carolina
(10th for chlamydia, 6th for gonorrhea, 24th for syphilis)

9. New York
(11th for chlamydia, 16th for gonorrhea, 7th for syphilis)

8. Texas
(13th for chlamydia, 13th for gonorrhea, 6th for syphilis)

7. Illinois
(9th for chlamydia, 10th for gonorrhea, 8th for syphilis)

6. Arkansas
(7th for chlamydia, 7th for gonorrhea, 9th for syphilis)

5. South Carolina
(5th for chlamydia, 4th for gonorrhea, 13th for syphilis)

4. Alabama
(3rd for chlamydia, 3rd for gonorrhea, 15th for syphilis)

3. Georgia
(8th for chlamydia, 5th for gonorrhea, 1st for syphilis)

2. Mississippi
(1st for chlamydia, 1st for gonorrhea, 11th for syphilis)

1. Louisiana
(4th for chlamydia, 2nd for gonorrhea, 3rd for syphilis)

What do you think?

– See more at: http://www.blackmediascoop.com/the-best-worst-states-for-stds/#sthash.hipWC9e1.dpuf