Happy Valentine's Day: Website Creates Map Showing Which States Have The Highest STD Rate

Make sure all you get is love on Valentine's Day. bCasual hookups are an all time high. With increased casual sex comes some bad news: STDs have reached all times highs, according to the CDC.

To help you get your game on while staying safe, backgroundchecks.org put together a list of the best and worst states for STDs in America.

To create this report, we used CDC data on STDs, state and county health agency data, and social media surveys. For empirical data, we used a rate of incidents per 100k residents normalized for population. We attached a weighted average to CDC and state health data, and factored in survey data to get our final rankings: