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Source: Monroe County Department of Public Health

What does this measure?

The number of people who are reported to be infected with chlamydia, per 10,000 residents within Monroe County, broken down by race/ethnicity.

Why is this important?

Sexually transmitted diseases are preventable ailments that can cause harmful and costly complications, including reproductive health problems, fetal and perinatal health problems, and cancer.

How is our region performing?

Black or African American residents have consistently had the highest rate of chlamydia infection in Monroe County, with 231 infections per 10,000 African American residents in 2018. This rate is more than twice what it was in 2001. In the City of Rochester, the rate was higher at 267 per 10,000 residents - over two times the level in 2001. Among other ethnic groups, Hispanic or Latino rates were 104 in the County and 146 in the City, and white rates were 25 in the County and 45 in the City.

Notes about the data

Not all sexually transmitted disease cases are reported. Variations in screening procedures and community awareness can have an impact on recorded trends. Data for Hispanics not available before 2004.

Chlamydia Infections within Monroe County, by Race/Ethnicity, 2018
Black or African AmericanWhiteLatino or Hispanic
Monroe23125104
Rochester26745146

Source: Monroe County Department of Public Health
Notes: Rates are cases per 10,000 residents for the respective racial/ethnic group. Data for Hispanics not available till 2004.




Number of Chlamydia Cases in Monroe County, by Race/Ethnicity, 2018
Black or African AmericanWhiteLatino or Hispanic
Monroe2,7841,420700
Rochester2,280441542

Source: Monroe County Department of Public Health
Notes: Data for Hispanics not available till 2004.




Chlamydia Infections within Monroe County, by Race/Ethnicity, 2001
Black or African AmericanWhite
Monroe916
Rochester10615

Source: Monroe County Department of Public Health
Notes: Rates are cases per 10,000 residents for the respective racial/ethnic group. Data for Hispanics not available till 2004.




Number of Chlamydia Cases in Monroe County, by Race/Ethnicity, 2001
Black or African AmericanWhite
Monroe968373
Rochester877157

Source: Monroe County Department of Public Health
Notes: Data for Hispanics not available till 2004.







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