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Mortality related to sexually transmitted diseases in US women, 1973 through 1992.

Authors
  • Ebrahim, S H
  • Peterman, T A
  • Zaidi, A A
  • Kamb, M L
Type
Published Article
Journal
American journal of public health
Publication Date
Jun 01, 1997
Volume
87
Issue
6
Pages
938–944
Identifiers
PMID: 9224173
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The leading causes of STD-related mortality in women, viral STDs and their sequelae, are generally not recognized as being sexually transmitted. Increases in STD-related mortality are primarily due to sexually transmitted HIV, which will soon surpass cervical cancer as the leading cause.

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