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Nashville STD Testing Centers

Nashville's private testing facilities provide diagnostic testing for a variety of conditions, so other patients won't know the reason for your visit. Your test results will be kept private, and will be available to you quickly--usually in 3 business days or less.

STD Statistics in Nashville, TN

STD rates in Nashville and the greater Davidson County area have increased over the past few years. The most commonly reported STD in the region is chlamydia. In 2012, there were a total of 3,818 cases of chlamydia reported in the county. In 2014, there were a total of 4,380 cases of chlamydia reported. Gonorrhea cases have been increasing in that time as well. In 2012, there were a total of 1,314 cases of gonorrhea reported in the area. In 2014, there were a total of 1,325 cases of gonorrhea reported. Throughout all of the United States, syphilis rates have been increasing. In Nashville and Davidson County, the number of cases have been decreasing. In 2012, there were a total of 63 cases of syphilis reported. In 2014, there were a total of 58 cases of syphilis reported.3

In 2014, there were a total of 159 people who were newly diagnosed with HIV in Davidson County. Men were more likely than women to report HIV accounting for 87.4% of all cases reported in the region. The largest at-risk group for HIV in the area were black people, who accounted for about 59% of all cases reported. The most common mode of transmission was in men who have sex with men which accounted for 74.2% of all cases reported. HIV was most commonly reported in patients between the ages of 20 and 29.3, 4 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend screening for HIV at least once for all people between the ages of 13 and 64.5

STDs and Sexual Education in Nashville, TN

In the state of Tennessee, including the public schools in Nashville, it is forbidden by law to teach any sexual health education program without the approval of the state school board. Should a program be developed and approved, it must include only information encouraging abstinence from sexual intercourse during the teen and pre-teen years. In Tennessee, violation of this rule is considered a Class C misdemeanor. All information presented in any health education course must be age-appropriate, as well as medically and factually accurate. Parents and guardians must be notified by the school should any course of health education. Parents and guardians then have the right to review any course materials and must supply the school with written consent before a child can participate in any such program.6

In Nashville and the larger Davidson County area, high school aged people who are sexually active account for a large number of reported STD cases. People between the age of 15 and 19 are the second largest group to report chlamydia and gonorrhea in the region. Women between the ages of 15 and 19 are at a much larger risk than men of the same age.3 The CDC recommends that all women under the age of 25 be tested regularly for chlamydia. Additionally, it suggests that all women with multiple partners, regardless of age, should also be tested.5

STDs and Demographics in Nashville, TN

In 2014, there were a total of 4,380 cases of chlamydia reported in Nashville and Davidson County. In Davidson County, women account for 63.9% of all chlamydia cases reported. Men accounted for 36.1% of cases reported. Chlamydia was most commonly reported in people between the ages of 15 and 24. The largest at-risk group is the African-American community which accounts for 65.2% of all cases reported. In 2014, there were a total of 1,325 cases of gonorrhea reported in Nashville and Davidson County. In Davidson County, men account for 58.6% of all cases reported making them more likely than women to report gonorrhea. Gonorrhea is most commonly reported in people between the ages of 20 and 34. The largest at-risk group was the African-American community which account for 72.3% of all cases reported.3

In 2014, there were a total of 58 cases of syphilis reported in Nashville and Davidson County. In Davidson County, men account for almost all of the syphilis cases reported. Syphilis is most commonly reported in people between the ages of 20 and 24. The largest at-risk group was the African-American community which accounted for 58.6% of all cases reported.3 The CDC recommends screenings at least once a year for chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis for all sexually active gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men. They further recommend annual testing for any women who may be below the age of 25 or engage in unsafe sex or sex with multiple partners.5

Your Best Nashville, TN STD Testing Option

Nashville offers its residents and visitors many options for STD treatment and testing. If you are concerned that you may have been exposed to an STD in Tennessee, getting tested is simple, affordable and confidential with STDTestExpress.com. To get started, answer a few brief medical questions to receive a personal test recommendation from our doctors. From there, you can pick a lab to visit from our vast network of locations throughout your area. If available in your area, In-Home Collection even allows you to be tested at home, work or another convenient location. For both options, your results are usually available within 3 business days or less. Our medical staff is available to answer any questions you have and prescription services are available if allowed by state law. It is just that simple to go and get tested today.

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References:

  • 1 U.S. Census Bureau Quickfacts - Nashville and Davidson County
  • 2 City of Nashville - About
  • 3 Davidson County Annual STD/HIV Report - 2014
  • 4 Tennessee State HIV Report - 2014
  • 5 CDC Screening Recommendations
  • 6 Tennessee State Policies on Sexual Health Education