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Syphilis: Iowa, 2014-2018

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• In Iowa in 2018, the rate of syphilis among women was 0.7 cases per 100,000 women, compared to an overall rate of 3.0 cases per 100,000 women in the U.S. 
• Sexually transmitted infections are risk factors for adverse perinatal outcomes such as miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth, preterm delivery, birth defects, newborn illness and death. 

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  • Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance, Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Retrieved September 21, 2020, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.