Using data from the 2011-2013 National Survey of Family Growth, this report updates nationally representative estimates and trends for HIV testing among the U.S. household population aged 15-44. Patterns of reported HIV testing in 2011-2013 are shown by age, race and Hispanic origin, education, and selected sexual behaviors that may be related to an elevated risk of HIV infection.
This information sheet includes data for young men of color regarding their reproductive and sexual health. A number of sexual health indicators show that young men of color are still disproportionately affected by STIs and HIV.
This audience profile provides a broad overview of the sexual health of youth in the United States, including a brief demographic profile, trends in relationships and communication, and a summary of sexual health knowledge and behaviors, physical health, and use of sexual health care services.
This interactive session provides information about a unique government-community partnership, new multilingual hepatitis B educational resources, and local efforts to increase awareness and encourage hepatitis B testing. Panelists discuss outreach, screening, vaccination, and linkage to care strategies to address hepatitis B among high-risk populations in Philadelphia, Minneapolis, and other communities.
The Call to Action proposes a set of recommendations to prevent new infections; reduce deaths and adverse health outcomes; address disparities; coordinate action among federal, state, and local agencies and health systems; and ultimately reduce health care costs.