STD Testing in Salem, NH

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Salem STD Testing Centers

Salem'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 Salem, NH

STD rates in Salem and the greater Rockingham County area have been on the rise in the past few years. The most commonly reported STD in the region is chlamydia. In 2010, there were a total of 393 cases of chlamydia reported in the area. In 2014, there were a total of 629 cases of chlamydia reported. Gonorrhea cases have been increasing as well. In 2010, there were a total of 30 cases of gonorrhea reported in the area. In 2014, there were a total of 47 cases of gonorrhea reported. Throughout all of the United States, syphilis rates have been increasing. In Rockingham County, the number of cases has increased as well. In 2010, there were a total of 5 cases of syphilis reported. In 2014, there were a total of 18 cases of syphilis reported.3

Newly diagnosed cases of HIV have been decreasing over the years in New Hampshire. In 2010, there were a total of 50 newly diagnosed cases of HIV reported. In 2014, there were a total of 35 newly diagnosed cases of HIV in the state. Rockingham County had the second most reports of HIV in the state. Men were more likely to be diagnosed with HIV accounting for 80% of all cases reported. The largest at-risk group for HIV in the area was white people, who accounted for 60% of all cases reported. The most common mode of transmission was in men who have sex with men (MSM), which accounted for 56% of all cases reported.3 The Centers for Disease Control recommends screening for HIV at least once for all people between the ages of 13 and 64.5

STDs and Sexual Education in Salem, NH

In New Hampshire, the State Board of Education is responsible for both developing and providing HIV/AIDS educational materials to all localized school boards and any private or public elementary, secondary and postsecondary educational institutions. Since 2003, the entire state, including the schools of Salem, have followed the state mandated Health Education Curriculum Guidelines. These guidelines require that all elementary schools teach family building education, HIV prevention education and human growth and development. In middle school, instruction is required to expand upon these ideas but further include information on sexual behavior, STD prevention and pregnancy prevention. In high school, this education program expands to include information on domestic and sexual violence and consent. Throughout the entire program abstinence is taught as the most effective means of preventing unintended pregnancy, HIV transmission or transmission of other STDs.

The state of New Hampshire does not require parental permission for students to participate in sexual health education. There are no state laws that state whether or not a parent may remove their child from such educational programs.4 In Salem, high school aged people who are sexually active account for a large number of reported STD cases. People between the age of 13 and 19 are the third largest group to report STDs in New Hampshire. Chlamydia is the most common STD reported in Salem and it is most present in female patients.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 Salem, NH

Chlamydia is the most commonly reported STD in Salem and Rockingham County. In 2014, there was an incident rate of 209.2 cases of chlamydia reported per 100,000 residents. Women are more likely to report a chlamydia infection than a man. Women account for 68.4% of all cases reported. The largest at-risk group for chlamydia infection was the white community which accounted for 70.5% of all reports each. Chlamydia was most commonly reported in people between the ages of 15 and 24. Gonorrhea reports have increased over the past few years in Rockingham County. In 2014, there was an incident rate of 15.6 cases of gonorrhea reported per 100,000 residents in the county. The largest at risk group was the white community which accounted for 73.2% of all cases reported. Gonorrhea was most commonly reported in people between the ages of 15 and 29.3

In Salem, the number of syphilis cases has increased over the years. In 2014, there was an incident rate of 6 cases of syphilis reported per 100,000 residents in Salem and Rockingham County. Men accounted for 83.9% of syphilis cases reported. Syphilis was most commonly reported in people over the age of 25.3 The CDC recommends screenings at least once a year for syphilis, chlamydia, and gonorrhea 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 Salem, NH STD Testing Option

Salem 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, 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 - Salem and Rockingham County
  • 2 City of Salem - About
  • 3 New Hampshire STD/HIV Data Report - 2010 - 2014
  • 4 Health Education Guidelines - New Hampshire Department of Education
  • 5 CDC Screening Recommendations