The CDC regularly gathers and analyzes STD data from a variety of sources. This data provides public health professionals with insight into the scope, distribution, and rates of STDs in America. This information enhances prevention efforts and help clinicians evaluate the impact of public health interventions.
Data published in January 2020 outlines risk behaviors among syphilis cases from 2014 through 2018. The most recent STD Surveillance data was published in 2019, using 2018 data. This report highlights reported cases on four nationally notifiable STDs: Congenital syphilis, Primary and secondary syphilis, Chlamydia, and Gonorrhea.