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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Volume 507: debated on Tuesday 9 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many cases of sexually transmitted infections were diagnosed in (a) under 12 year-olds, (b) 13 to 15 year-olds, (c) 16 and 17 year-olds and (d) people aged 18 years old or more in each region in each year since 1997; (320783)

(2) how many cases of (a) herpes, (b) Chlamydia, (c) HIV, (d) syphilis and (e) gonorrhoea were diagnosed in people of each age group in each region in each year since 1997.

Information on the number of diagnoses of sexually transmitted infections is not collected in the form requested.

Information on the number of diagnoses for herpes, Chlamydia, HIV, syphilis and gonorrhoea for people under 16, between 16-19 and 20 and over has been placed in the Library.