DALLAS (AP) ― Texas has the highest rate of repeat teen births of any state at 23 percent, according to a new report from a research group.
Child Trends, the Washington D.C.-based group, said in its report that among 73 major U.S. cities in 2006, the latest year for which city-level data are available, Dallas had the highest repeat percentage of repeat teen births at 28 percent.
San Antonio had a repeat teen birth rate of 26 percent. Fort Worth's was at 25 percent and Houston and Austin each had a repeat teen birth rate of 24 percent. El Paso was at 21 percent and Arlington was at 19 percent.