Which age groups have the highest prevalence of chancroid?

Updated: Aug 05, 2019
  • Author: Joseph Adrian L Buensalido, MD; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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Although it can affect people of any age, chancroid predominantly affects younger sexually active people. The most common age group affected was 21-30 years. [38] Females aged 15-19 years have the highest prevalence among women in the United States, followed by those aged 20-24 years. In males, the highest prevalence is in those aged 20-24 years.


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