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Young women's bodies are biologically more susceptible to STDs.
Young people, between the ages of 15 to 24, account for 50% of all new STDs, although they represent just 25% of the sexually experienced population
46% of American high school students have had sexual intercourse and potentially are at risk for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and other STDs.
Gonorrhea rates were highest among adolescents and young adults. In 2012, the highest rates were observed among women aged 20–24 years and 15–19 years.
HPV (human papillomavirus) accounts for the majority of prevalent STIs in the US.