Health Indicator Report of Gonorrhea Rates
Gonorrhea is the second most common STD next to chlamydia. Many men with gonorrhea are asymptomatic and most women are. Untreated gonorrhea can increase a person's risk of acquiring HIV. Rates have been increasing since 2010, with higher rates among men. Highest rates are in the 20 to 29 year age group.
- Patient Reporting Investigating Surveillance Manager, Infectious Disease Bureau, New Mexico Department of Health
- New Mexico Population Estimates: University of New Mexico, Geospatial and Population Studies (GPS) Program, http://gps.unm.edu/.
- U.S. Data Source: Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
DefinitionGonorrhea cases reported in the state of New Mexico per 100,000 population.
NumeratorNumber of cases of chlamydia reported to the state of New Mexico (and Centers for Disease Control) in New Mexico residents from all health care providers.
Page Content Updated On 01/02/2019, Published on 10/07/2019