Czech men more frequently affected by sexually transmitted diseases than women

27-12-2009

Czech men are more frequently affected by sexually transmitted diseased than women, according to figures by the Health Ministry released on Sunday. The incidence of syphilis has been 42 percent higher among men than women in the last five years, while the incidence of gonorrhoea 150 percent higher. In total, 1667 Czechs were infected in 2008 with either disease, which was 2.3 percent less than in the previous year.