Seven Florida Cities Have Highest STD Rates in Top 100 List, Study Says
By Fox 35 // March 19, 2023
Three of the top 25 cities are located in Florida
(FOX 35) – Innerbody Research recently did a study on the U.S. cities with the highest sexually-transmitted disease (STD) rates, and multiple Florida cities ranked among the top 100.
Three of the top 25 cities are located in Florida, which officials said is an improvement from 2022 when the Sunshine State accounted for four of them.
The study is based on data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s latest STD Surveillance Statistics. Chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis top the list of most commonly reported new STD infections, the analysis revealed.
Below is how Florida cities ranked on the top 100 list:
16. Jacksonville, Florida
17. Miami, Florida
19. Fort Lauderdale, Florida
53. Orlando, Florida
59. Tampa, Florida
83. West Palm Beach, Florida
87. Daytona Beach, Florida
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