Tag Archives: data

CDC’s Syphilis Fact Sheets (2014)

These fact sheets published by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) provide clear and accurate information about the sexually transmitted disease, syphilis.  The fact sheet covers important information such as symptoms, prevention methods, risk factors, contraction of syphilis while pregnant, stages of the disease, treatment and additional resources. There are several versions of the fact sheet– […]

Teen Abortions (2009)

The abortion rate among teens ages 15 to 19 has declined by 53 percent since 1990, from 40.3 abortions per 1,000 teen females in 1990 to 19.1 in 2005. Among all age groups, teen abortion rates have been declining since the late 1980s. Click here to read more.

Illinois Databook (2007)

The 2007 Illinois Sexually Transmitted Diseases Summary provides statistics and trends of reported sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in Illinois for 1998-2007 and consists of five sections: Illinois 2007 epidemiologic summary; Illinois statewide statistics tables; Chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis sections that have tables of cases, rates and county demographics statistics. Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) […]

Global HIV Data (2009)

Kaiser Family Foundation fact sheet regarding the current snapshot of the global HIV/AIDS epidemic sheet regarding the current snapshot of the global HIV/AIDS epidemic. Click here to read more.

Final 2006 Birth Data (2009)

(National Vital Statistics Reports) Fact Sheet abstract states: In 2006, births and fertility rates increased for most states, age groups, and race and Hispanic origin groups. A total of 4,265,555 births were registered in the United States in 2006, 3 percent more than in 2005, and the largest number of births in more than four […]

Facts on Sexually Transmitted Infections in the United States (2009)

This fact sheet compiled by Guttmacher Institute provides detailed information and data from a variety of resources regarding sexually transmitted diseases in the United States.  A variety of topics are discussed including medical costs, symptoms, populations at risk, chlamydia, syphilis, hepatitis B, gonorrhea, HPV, HIV, AIDS, prevention, testing, and treatment. Some interesting facts include: Close […]

Facts on Contraceptive Use in the United States (2010)

Guttmacher Institute provides statistics on contraceptive methods and their usage levels. Women who identify as Catholic also use contraceptive pills. Most women who use pill suss them for contraception a small number use them to regulate their periods or for acne. View quick facts  [opens new window]

Condom Use Data (2009)

Fact sheet on condom use. Includes information on trends, differences by gender, race/ethnicity and grade as well as state, local and international estimates. Link to pdf from Child Trends  [opens new window]

CDC Fact Sheet: HIV Among Hispanics-Latinos (2010)

The HIV epidemic is a profound threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. The rate of new HIV infections among Hispanics/Latinos in 2006 was 2.5 times that of whites. Link to Article from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  [opens new window]

Birth Control Pill Use Among Teens (2010)

Birth Control Pill Use Among Teens (2010) This report is on how and when young people use birth control contraceptives.  It found that those that have stronger relationships with their parents are most likely to get on and stay on birth control, those who are religious and those who have taken a sexual education class. […]

Abortion Fact Sheet (2008)

This fact sheet from the Kaiser Family Foundation provides an overview of the use of abortion services in the U.S. and reviews state and federal policies that affect women’s access. *Needs new link to file or refreshed version

National Campaign Analysis of the 2008 Teen Birth Rate

Data-based analysis of 2008 Birth Rate Statistics from National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy. *Needs more helpful information and refreshed version or file

2007 Abortion Surveillance – United States (2011)

CDC has conducted abortion surveillance to document the number and characteristics of women obtaining legal induced abortions in the United States since 1969. A total of 827,609 abortions were reported to CDC for 2007. Compared with 2006, the total number and rate of reported abortions decreased 2%, and the abortion ratio decreased 3%. Reported abortion […]