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For instance, in Arizona's Maricopa and Pima counties — home to large retirement communities just outside Phoenix — the percent of reported cases of syphilis and chlamydia increased twice as fast as the national average from 2005 to 2009.
Reported cases were up 87 percent among those 55 and older in those counties.
Weller’s findings are preliminary and will require follow-up, though a recent study from Indiana University corroborates her findings: while 80% of 14-to-17-year-old boys used condoms during the last 10 times they had sex, only 58% of their female counterparts reported the same.
(More on Time.com: The Science of Dating: Wear Red) Although we disagree about what type of sexual education children and teenagers should receive, 90% of Americans want some kind of sex ed for teens.
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When left untreated, gonorrhoea can lead to a number of severe medical issues that directly affect women, including pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy and infertility, in addition to an increased risk of HIV, the WHO states.
"They're living in retirement communities with others in the same boat, and sparks fly." Joanne Williams, director of Baltimore County Department of Aging, gets that and takes a proactive approach to STD education at the 20 senior centers she oversees.
"The discussion certainly happens here," Williams said.
In Central Florida, where The Villages and other retirement communities sprawl across several counties, reported cases of syphilis and chlamydia increased 71 percent among those 55 and older in that same period.
And South Florida saw a 60 percent rise in those two sexually transmitted infections among the same age group, according to the Florida Department of Health.