Data and Policy Resources

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STD-related Data Sources

STD Surveillance Report
CDC's annual report of statistics and trends for the three reportable STDs in the United States.

Indian Health Surveillance Report: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Report presenting statistics and trends for STDs among American Indians and Alaska Natives in the United States.

Interactive tool allowing users to create detailed reports, maps, and charts using CDC's HIV, STD, hepatitis, and tuberculosis data.

Key Statistics from the National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG)
Highlights from CDC's national survey which collects data on contraception, infertility, sexual activity, and marriage.

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)
Data from national and local school-based surveys about youth health risk behaviors.

The Sexual Health of Youth in the United States: An Audience Profile
Report by the National Coalition for Sexual Health on the state of youth sexual health.

Policy Publications

Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT) Legal/Policy Toolkit
Provides resources to assist states that are interested in adopting or facilitating the implementation of policies that permit EPT.

Tribal HIV/STD Advocacy Kit & Policy Guide
Toolkit developed by the Indian Health Service containing tools for assessing community readiness to implement a sexual health program, information to guide policy development, and case studies of effective models.

Shifting to Third-Party Billing Practices for Public Health STD Services: Policy Context and Case Studies
Guide published by the National Coalition of STD Directors to introduce issues and highlight case studies related to third party billing practices for STD-related services.

Third-Party Billing for Public Health STD Services: A Summary of Coordinated Needs Assessment Results
Results of ten coordinated billing needs assessments conducted by the STD-related Reproductive Health, Prevention, Training, and Technical Assistance Centers to determine current billing status, barriers to billing, and training and technical assistance needs.