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Evidence of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 (HSV-2) Infection Among Persons Aged 14-49, by Age and Sex, 1999-2004

Evidence of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 (HSV-2) Infection Among Persons Aged 14-49, by Age and Sex, 1999-2004
Age Group Percent of Population

Source: Xu, F, Sternberg, MR, Kottiri BJ, et al. “Trends in Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 and Type 2 Seroprevalence in the United States” Journal of the American Medical Association. 2006; 296(8): 964-973. http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/296/8/964.

Female Male
Total 22.8 11.2
15-19 Years 2.3 0.9
20-29 Years 15.6 5.6
30-39 Years 29.5 14.5
40-49 Years 33.9 18.6

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