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Sexually transmitted diseases (rate per 100,000) among adolescents and young adults, by age and race, 2002 (vertical bar charts): Chlamydia, 15-19 years: Non-Hispanic White, 713.2; non-Hispanic Black, 5,032.2; Hispanic, 1,320.8. Chlamydia, 20-24 years: Non-Hispanic White, 819.2; non-Hispanic Black, 5,321.1; Hispanic, 1,356.8. Gonorrhea, 15-19 years: Non-Hispanic White, 115.0; non-Hispanic Black, 2,484.9; Hispanic, 216.6. Gonorrhea, 20-24 years: Non-Hispanic White, 152.0; non-Hispanic Black, 3,197.6; Hispanic, 249.4. Syphilis, 15-19 years: Non-Hispanic White, 0.3; non-Hispanic Black, 8.6; Hispanic, 1.6. Syphilis, 20-24 years: Non-Hispanic White, 1.1; non-Hispanic Black, 20.7; Hispanic, 2.8.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2003). STD Surveillance 2002. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.