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Table 4 Epidemiology of genital herpes in the claims database

From: The estimated economic burden of genital herpes in the United States. An analysis using two costing approaches

Age Sex Population Prevalent GH   Incident GH   Recurrent GH   Active GH  
    N proportion/1,000 N rate/1,000 N rate/1,000 N rate/1,000
0-20 Male 81,966 12 0.15 3 0.04 0 0 4 0.05
  Female 80,180 57 0.71 18 0.22 4 0.05 18 0.22
  Total 162,146 69 0.43 21 0.14 4 0.02 22 0.14
21-40 Male 70,026 141 2.01 32 0.46 21 0.30 58 0.83
  Female 84,067 455 5.41 105 1.25 42 0.50 162 1.93
  Total 154,093 596 3.87 137 0.89 63 0.41 220 1.43
41-60 Male 61,450 71 1.16 18 0.29 10 0.16 31 0.50
  Female 69,947 159 2.27 43 0.61 25 0.36 62 0.89
  Total 131,397 230 1.75 61 0.46 35 0.27 93 0.71
>60 Male 9,045 3 0.33 1 0.11 1 0.11 1 0.11
  Female 8,394 5 0.6 0 0 1 0.12 2 0.24
  Total 17,439 8 0.46 1 0.06 2 0.11 3 0.17
All Male 222,487 227 1.02 53 0.24 32 0.14 94 0.42
  Female 242,588 676 2.79 167 0.69 72 0.30 244 1.01
  Total 465,075 903 1.94 220 0.47 104 0.22 338 0.73