Killeen in top 10 cities with highest STD rates

Posted: 10:46 AM, Jan 07, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-07 11:46:26-05
Bell County has one of highest STD rates in Texas

The city of Killeen was included on a list of top 100 cities with the highest STD rates.

According to data from the CDC's latest Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance Report, Killeen is ranked #8 in the country in terms of highest STD rates.

Waco ranks #33 on the list.

The data, analyzed by Innerbody.com , is based on a city-by-city basis and shows STD rates continue to run rampant in the south.

Nearly half of the top 25 cities with the highest STD rates were in the south.

Texas had six cities on the top 100 list.

According to the report, Chlamydia is the most common STD in Killeen and Waco.

Other Texas cities on the top 100 list include Lubbock (#38) and Austin (#56).