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Postmenopausal women in particular may be at increased risk for acquiring HIV from an infected partner during heterosexual contact because of physiologic changes in the vagina.
Thinner vaginal tissues and a reduced amount of vaginal lubrication may lead to abrasions or tears during sex that increase the chance that HIV will enter the bloodstream.
Romantic partner status was the most strongly associated factor with being sexually active, regardless of age.
Similarly, in another cross-sectional study of 1,977 women aged 45-80, 60% reported being sexually active in the previous 3 months.
The survey results reflected a trend toward more open attitudes about sex than in the two previous surveys of 19.
Of note, the proportion of adults aged 45 who believed that people should not have a sexual relationship if they are not married fell from 41% in 1999 to 34% in 2004 and to 22% in 2009.
Statistics on STIs such as trichomoniasis, genital herpes, and human papillomavirus are generally lacking for this age group (the CDC does not recommend routine collection of surveillance data in these cases, although a few jurisdictions/states have initiated collection of such data). This extent is especially apparent with regard to syphilis, the incidence of which has tripled among adults aged 50 , from 2.1 cases per 100,000 individuals in 2001-2002 to 6.3 cases per 100,000 individuals in 2014.
However, data regarding reportable STIs depict the extent to which the U. Although the incidence of both chlamydia and gonorrhea is much higher in younger adults, these infections have also increased among older adults.
Between 20, chlamydia infections increased by about 52% and gonorrhea cases by more than 90% in adults aged 50 .
Although some of these women came of age during the Sexual Revolution of the 1960s, their parents, from a more conservative generation, may not have discussed sex with them when they were children.
Even today, HCPs do not routinely discuss sexuality and STIs with their older patients, whom they may view as asexual or not at risk for STIs.