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Statistics for sexually transmitted infections, or STIs, in Hamilton.
In 2014, there were 1369 new cases of chlamydia in Hamilton.
- About two in three cases were females.
- Chlamydia is the most common STI in Hamilton.
There were 194 new cases of gonorrhea in Hamilton in 2014.
- There were slightly more cases in males than in females.
- Gonorrhea is the second most common STI in Hamilton.
HIV and AIDS
There were 22 new cases of HIV including 3 new AIDS cases in Hamilton in 2014.
- 86% of new cases were in males.
- All three AIDS cases were diagnosed shortly after being diagnosed with HIV.
- HIV and AIDS has been decreasing since 2003 in Hamilton.
In 2014, there were 54 cases of syphilis: 30 infectious and 24 non-infectious cases.
- 78% of syphilis cases are in men, many in men who have sex with men.
- The number of infectious syphilis cases is increasing.
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