Carroll County has maintained a similar rate of Chlamydia as the state overall. Periodically the incidence peaks above the state rate but consistently remains lower with an eight-year trend of 376.1 per 100k persons25 compared to 419.4 in the state overall. Gonorrhea incidence remains significantly lower than the state rate except for the year 2012 where the rate was nearly the same as the state and in 2018 where it exceeded the state rate by 10 persons per 100k25.
Approximately 40.4% of Kentucky high school students have had at least one sexual encounter26. Of those, 7.2% had sexual intercourse with four or more persons and 30.7% are currently sexually active26.