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18 percent of 18 to 24-year-olds have contracted an STI through the use of dating apps

Young people in Scotland are the most likely in the UK to have contracted an STI from someone they met online (29 percent)

Overall, gay and bisexual young adults are more likely to get regularly tested for STIs (34 and 33 percent respectively) compared to straight people (28 percent)

With government statistics revealing that a case of gonorrhoea or chlamydia is diagnosed every four minutes in England, Zava has conducted research to determine the extent to which the rise of dating apps has contributed to the passing on of STIs. A survey of 2,000 18 to 24-year-olds examined the impact dating apps have had on their...

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