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Georgia has one of the highest STD rates in America for 2023, and it even outranked Florida. In fact, aside from three states, almost every spot in the top 10 was taken by the Southern U.S.

The research done by Innerbody gathered data from the CDC and compiled a list of the numbers reported for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and HIV, as well as STD cases per 100,000 people.

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When it comes to U.S. states with the highest reported cases of STDs, most can be found in the South.

Using the most recent data from the CDC, a report from Innerbody published in February 2022 found Georgia to rank number 3 for most reported infections per 100,000 residents. This puts the Peach State right behind Louisiana (#2) and Mississippi (#1.)

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Florida ranks in many polls, though this new study isn't one that is considered "best of the best." It found that Florida made the top 10 for the highest STD rates in the U.S., according to Innerbody Research based on CDC findings.

The state ranks No. 4 for the most reported total infections per 100,000 people. That number is 259,033 cases. It makes seventh place for the largest STD numbers overall.

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