"We have several zip codes in the Dallas County and Dallas area that have significantly higher birth rates [...]" Dr. Golman explains as she emphasizes: "Alarmingly higher birth rates than the national birth rates!"
Here are the facts that Dr. Golman gives in terms of numbers.
- Nationally the birth rate is 26 per 1,000 girls, ages 15-19, every year.
- In Texas that hovers around 41.
- In Dallas that number is around 50 girls per 1,000 - ages 15 to 19, per year.
Source: Paul Mann (News Director). (Sep. 24 2015) News Radio 1080 KRLD, CBS Dallas/Fort Worth.