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Gonorrhea Incidence Rate: Females 15-19

This indicator shows the gonorrhea incidence rate in cases per 100,000 females aged 15-19 years.

Gonorrhea Incidence Rate: Females 15-19

328.7
506.4
Comparison: FL Counties 

305.4

cases/100,000 females aged 15-19
Measurement Period: 2013

County: Miami-Dade

Categories: Health / Immunizations & Infectious Diseases, Health / Teen & Adolescent Health
Technical Note: The distribution is based on data from 67 Florida counties.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: October 2014
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Why is this important?

Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) and is caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae, a bacterium that can grow and multiply easily in the warm, moist areas of the reproductive tract. Untreated, gonorrhea can cause serious and permanent health problems in both women and men. In women, gonorrhea is a common cause of pelvic inflammatory disease. In the United States, the highest reported rates of infection are among sexually active teenagers, young adults, and African Americans.

Gonorrhea Incidence Rate: Females 15-19 : Time Series

2010: 483.0 2011: 453.8 2012: 359.4 2013: 305.4

cases/100,000 females aged 15-19


Indicates a change in methodology
2011  Rates calculated prior to 2011 do not reflect the population revisions made by the Florida Department of Health. The population data for 2001-2010, along with rates affected by the population data, were revised in August 2012.

Gonorrhea Incidence Rate: Females 15-19

Comparison: Prior Value 

305.4

cases/100,000 females aged 15-19
Measurement Period: 2013

County: Miami-Dade

Categories: Health / Immunizations & Infectious Diseases, Health / Teen & Adolescent Health
Technical Note: The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were not taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: October 2014

Why is this important?

Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) and is caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae, a bacterium that can grow and multiply easily in the warm, moist areas of the reproductive tract. Untreated, gonorrhea can cause serious and permanent health problems in both women and men. In women, gonorrhea is a common cause of pelvic inflammatory disease. In the United States, the highest reported rates of infection are among sexually active teenagers, young adults, and African Americans.

Gonorrhea Incidence Rate: Females 15-19 : Time Series

2010: 483.0 2011: 453.8 2012: 359.4 2013: 305.4

cases/100,000 females aged 15-19


Indicates a change in methodology
2011  Rates calculated prior to 2011 do not reflect the population revisions made by the Florida Department of Health. The population data for 2001-2010, along with rates affected by the population data, were revised in August 2012.