Among the US civilian noninstitutionalized population aged 14 to 59 years in 2013 to 2016, prevalence of Trichomonas vaginalis infection in urine was 1.3% overall. Prevalence was 2.1% among females, 0.5% among males, and highest at 9.6% among non-Hispanic black females. Estimate instability limited analysis of factors beyond sex, age, and race/Hispanic ethnicity.
Among US female participants aged 14 to 59 years in 2013 to 2016, urine prevalence of Trichomonas vaginalis was 1.3%. Prevalence was higher among female participants (2.1%), particularly black female participants (9.6%), versus male participants (0.5%).
From the Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
Disclaimer: The findings and conclusions in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Correspondence: Elaine W. Flagg, PhD, MS, Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, MS - US12-2, Atlanta, GA 30329-4027. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Received for publication February 15, 2019, and accepted April 21, 2019.
Online date: May 30, 2019