The Highest Infection Rates Being On The Age Group Essays

2277 Words Dec 3rd, 2016 10 Pages
Nearly half of the 20 million new sexually transmitted diseases are diagnosed each year are among ages 15–24. (Alice, 2016)The highest infection rates being in the age group 20-24.(Alice 2016) It is not hard to see why since around early to mid twenties is the age where most young adults spend their time in college. College students are more likely to get a infection due to the lack of education and the large number of sex partners they have. (Alice 2016)Can a person backtrack to figure out which of the many partner they have gave them a STD? It all depends if a person has a lot of partners in a short time, then the possibility that they would be able to figure out who gave them a STD is lower than if a person does not have a lot of partner in a short time, in other words if a person has few partners they will most likely be able to figure out who infected them. In order to gain a firm grasp on the actual hypothesis it would make sense to first cover how stds are spread and a few different types of stds. There are about 20 different infection that are transmitted through sexual contact such as chlamydia, gonorrhea, genital herpes,hiv/aids,etc. (CDC, 2016) Chlamydia is a type of std that can be transmitted during vaginal, oral, or anal sexual contact with an infected partner. (healthguides 2014)Whereas hepatitis b is spread through sharing of needles, razors, toothbrushes etc. as well as sexual contact such as vaginal, anal, and or oral. (healthguides 2014)With any std…

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