Baltimore's HIV & STD Decrease.
Gonorrhea & Syphilis
Decreased numbers of HIV infections by 25%
In a report from the Center of HIV surveillance and Epidemology, for Baltimore City's profile, black males have the highest reported cases.
Decreased numbers and rates if cases in youth. Gonorrhea; age-specific (per 100,00 in population). Syphilis; race-specific (per 100,000 in population).
The most common infection among youth is Chlamydia. A 2013 report shows that black males ages 15-19 years have rates nine time higher than their white counterparts. While black females, ages 15-19 years are five times higher than their white counterparts.
Syphilis rates in blacks
Syphilis rates in whites
These cases are reported by gender and race: