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Key Factors For STI Infections

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There are 19.1 new individuals get infected from STIs in the United States. The estimated total of individuals with STIs is about 110 million. Each year one in four teens contract STIs. The total direct cost STIs annually in the U.S. is $15.6 billion (2010 US dollars). The key factors for STI infections are poverty, poor healthcare system, education, alcohol and drug abuse. Poverty prevents individuals’ ability to afford good health insurance or if any. People who don’t have health care or have high co-pay tend to wait until the last minute to go to the doctor. In most cases of serious illness, it is either too late or too costly at the point for treatment. This brings us to the second point of healthcare system. The United States
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