STD Testing in Salt Lake City, UT

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Salt Lake City STD Testing Centers

Salt Lake City'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 Salt Lake City, UT

STD rates in Salt Lake City and the greater Salt Lake County area STDs have increased over the past few years. The most commonly reported STD in the region is chlamydia. In 2009, there were a total of 3,277 cases of chlamydia reported in the county. In 2014, there were a total of 4,280 cases of chlamydia reported. Gonorrhea cases have been increasing in that time. In 2009, there were a total of 241 cases of gonorrhea reported in the area. In 2014, there were a total of 1,004 cases of gonorrhea reported. Throughout all of the United States, syphilis rates have been increasing. In Salt Lake City and Salt Lake County, the number of cases have been increasing. In 2009, there were a total of 28 cases of syphilis reported. In 2014, there were a total of 39 cases of syphilis reported. 3

In 2014, there were a total of 88 people who were newly diagnosed with HIV in Salt Lake County. Men were more likely than women to report HIV accounting for 85.6% of all cases reported in the region. The largest at-risk group for HIV in the area were white people, who accounted for about 63.6% of all cases reported. The most common mode of transmission was in men who have sex with men which accounted for 57% of all cases reported in men. HIV was most commonly reported in patients between the ages of 25 and 34. 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 Salt Lake City, UT

Utah state laws mandate that the State Board of Education must establish curriculum requirements for grades eight through twelve for the prevention of communicable diseases. All public schools in the Salt Lake City school district follow this guideline. In Utah, any instruction created must stress abstinence from all sexual activity before marriage and fidelity after marriage as the preferred methods for preventing certain communicable diseases. Schools are required by law to use materials approved by the Board of Education. These materials must in no way advocate for homosexuality, advocate for the use of contraceptive methods or devices, or advocate sexual activity outside of marriage. Parents and guardians may opt-out their child from any sexual health education program with a written notice presented to a school's administration. 6

In Salt Lake City and the larger Salt Lake 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 in the state of Utah. 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 Salt Lake City, UT

In 2014, there were a total of 4,280 cases of chlamydia reported in Salt Lake City and Salt Lake County. In Utah, women account for 52.3% of all chlamydia cases reported. Men accounted for 47.7% of cases reported. Chlamydia was most commonly reported in people between the ages of 15 and 24. The largest at-risk group is the white community which accounts for 61.6% of all cases reported. In 2014, there were a total of 1,004 cases of gonorrhea reported in Salt Lake City and Salt Lake County. In Utah, men account for 70% of all cases reported making them slightly more likely than women to report gonorrhea. Gonorrhea is most commonly reported in people between the ages of 20 and 29. The largest at-risk group was the white community which accounted for 64.7% of all cases reported. 3

In 2014, there were a total of 39 cases of syphilis reported in Salt Lake City and Salt Lake County. In Utah, men account 97.4% of all syphilis cases reported. Syphilis is most commonly reported in people between the ages of 30 and 34. The largest at-risk group was the Hispanic community which accounted for 40% 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 Salt Lake City, UT STD Testing Option

Salt Lake City 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 Utah, 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 - Salt Lake City and Salt Lake County
  • 2 City of Salt Lake City- About
  • 3 Utah STD Report - 2014
  • 4 Utah HIV Report - 2014
  • 5 CDC Screening Recommendations
  • 6 Utah Department of Education - Sex Ed Guidelines