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Source: New York State Department of Health

What does this measure?

The number of people who are reported to be infected with chlamydia, per 10,000 residents.

Why is this important?

Sexually transmitted diseases are preventable ailments that can cause harmful and costly complications, including reproductive health problems, fetal and perinatal health problems, and cancer.

How is our region performing?

In 2017, 52 cases of chlamydia per 10,000 residents were reported in our region, a 245% increase since 2001. However, the rate has dropped 9% since the peak in 2010. New York's rate was higher, at 59 per 10,000 in 2017, and has followed a similar pattern as the regional rate, more than doubling since 2001.

The local counties with the highest number of cases per 10,000 in 2017 were Monroe (67, up 6% since 2016) and Orleans (36, up 4% from 2016). The rate in the City of Rochester was 155, a 3% increase from the previous year and almost three-times greater than their rate of 58 in 2001. The lowest frequencies were in Wyoming (18, down 24% from 2016) with the next lowest in Yates (21, down 10% from 2016). The rate decreased in each local county from 2016 except in Monroe, Orleans, and Wayne (up 6%, 4%, and 9% respectively).

Notes about the data

Not all sexually transmitted disease cases are reported. Variations in screening procedures and community awareness can have an impact on recorded trends. There are some differences in how the state and Monroe County report data (e.g., out-of-county residents tested by a county provider, duplicate tests), which may result in some discrepancies in data reported for Rochester. Data for this indicator are expected to be released in the fourth quarter.

Chlamydia Infections
20012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017
NYS2427293134364246485252514950525559
NYS (excluding NYC)1516202223252729303233343435363840
Region1521353533364246505751514844505052
Monroe1827504946495763697767676155636367
Surrounding Counties1112121214171920212426272726282827
Genesee7981116191923262126293326293129
Livingston61213912161515171918211917182022
Ontario1312131212161519182125253028313129
Orleans1521171715213335334643373139383536
Seneca1111101210202422282225282836293229
Wayne1316151520192220223128282727282729
Wyoming7558881012131422232020292418
Yates1310696141915211931242320262321
Rochester5896136129123141150165179205171172159136152150155

Source: New York State Department of Health
Notes: Figures are per 10,000 residents.




Total Reported Chlamydia Cases
20012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017
NYS46,39151,33656,35158,90864,52868,62480,62988,46092,09899,823102,460100,68796,02098,262103,825109,549116,843
NYS (excluding NYC)16,74218,06021,85424,71925,31327,38829,87432,01233,72236,27937,49438,22737,92238,84540,86042,80145,153
Region1,8082,5954,2634,2094,0324,3945,0795,6066,1256,8876,2586,2605,8395,3756,0576,0156,253
Monroe1,2982,0163,7153,6433,3953,6024,1834,6675,1185,7445,0095,0004,5824,1404,7354,7064,988
Surrounding Counties5105795485666377928969391,0071,1431,2491,2601,2571,2351,3221,3091,265
Genesee4457466796111114135153127155176193151170183167
Livingston417886607610595100108121116139122113113130143
Ontario136120130120126169159200193224272274327303343345318
Orleans679073736491144152142199184157130164157143148
Seneca393836433670847899778910097127100111101
Wayne123149138144189178210185206287261257247244257243263
Wyoming29222336363343525461939782821189673
Yates3125162314354737524779605951645852
Rochester1,2792,1172,9772,8072,6383,0153,1933,4973,7754,3293,6093,6253,3452,8533,1783,1333,231

Source: New York State Department of Health
Notes: No notes











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