Houston Matters

Why Are Teen Birth Rates in Texas Much Higher than Nationally?

Posted on · TheCenters for Disease Control and Preventionrecently releasedapreliminary National Vital Statistics Reporton birth rates in 2013. According to the CDC, teen birth rates are at their lowest ever. In 2013, there were 26.6 births per one thousand women aged 15 to 19. That's down 10 percent from 2012 (29.4), which was the previous historic low for […]