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New Jersey Health Statistics
1999

TABLE C11. REPORTED INCIDENCE OF SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES

NEW JERSEY, 1989-1999

 

SYPHILIS

GONORRHEA

CHLAMYDIA

YEAR

 NUMBER

 RATE

 NUMBER

 RATE

 NUMBER

 RATE

1989

                 3,361

                   43.5

               14,174

                 183.5

 N/A

 N/A

1990

                 4,394

                   56.8

               14,724

                 190.5

 N/A

 N/A

1991

                 3,765

                   48.6

               10,489

                 135.3

                 1,962

                   25.3

1992

                 2,682

                   34.3

                 6,960

                   89.0

                 4,141

                   53.0

1993

                 2,642

                   33.6

                 6,456

                   82.1

                 2,653

                   33.8

1994

                 2,220

                   28.1

                 5,228

                   66.1

                 2,262

                   28.6

1995

                 1,518

                   19.1

                 5,741

                   72.3

                 4,508

                   56.7

1996

                 1,467

                   18.4

                 8,720

                 109.2

               11,438

                 143.2

1997

                 1,173

                   14.6

                 7,566

                   94.0

               10,339

                 128.4

1998

                    835

                   10.3

                 7,853

                   96.8

               11,683

                 144.0

1999

                    797

                    9.8

                 7,852

                   96.4

               12,424

                 152.6

Rates are computed per 100,000 population.

 

 

 

 

Chlamydia was not a reportable sexually transmitted disease before 1991.

 

 

 

Source:  New Jersey Department of Health, Communicable Disease Service

 


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