Relevant Population CharacteristicsIn Utah from 2000 to 2016, gonorrhea rates among males have consistently been higher than among females. In 2016, gonorrhea rates in Utah were highest among males aged 25 to 29 (269.8 cases per 100,000 persons) and 30 to 34 (230.4 cases per 100,000 persons). Among females, the highest gonorrhea rate was among 20 to 24 year olds (144.8 cases per 100,000 persons). In 2015, 38.8% of the male gonorrhea cases were reported to be among men who have sex with men (MSM). This may be an underestimate as data on sexual exposure was unavailable for 25.1% of male gonorrhea cases.
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