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The Obesity Index: The Cost of Obesity by State

New York

*Percentage Obese: 24.2%

*Population: 19,541,453

*Number Of Obese: 4,729,031

*Cost: $6,757,786,193


Virginia

*Percentage Obese: 24.2%

*Population: 7,882,590

*Number Of Obese: 1,907,586

*Cost: $2,725,941,508


Idaho

*Percentage Obese: 24.5%

*Population: 1,545,801

*Number Of Obese: 378,721

*Cost: $541,192,659


Minnesota

*Percentage Obese: 24.6%

*Population: 5,266,214

*Number Of Obese: 1,295,488

*Cost: $1,851,253,272


Rhode Island

*Percentage Obese: 24.6%

*Population: 1,053,209

*Number Of Obese: 259,089

*Cost: $370,238,772


Wyoming

*Percentage Obese: 24.6%

*Population: 544,270

*Number Of Obese: 133,890

*Cost: $191,329,410


Alaska

*Percentage Obese: 24.8%

*Population: 698,473

*Number Of Obese: 173,221

*Cost: $247,533,243


California

*Percentage Obese: 24.8%

*Population: 36,961,664

*Number Of Obese: 9,166,492

*Cost: $13,098,918,028


New Mexico

*Percentage Obese: 25.1%

*Population: 2,009,671

*Number Of Obese: 504,427

*Cost: $720,826,784


Florida

*Percentage Obese: 25.2%

*Population: 18,537,969

*Number Of Obese: 4,671,568

*Cost: $6,675,670,940


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