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The Obesity Index: The Cost of Obesity by State

Pennsylvania

*Percentage Obese: 27.4%

*Population: 12,604,767

*Number Of Obese: 3,453,706

*Cost: $4,935,346,099


Iowa

*Percentage Obese: 27.9%

*Population: 3,007,856

*Number Of Obese: 839,191

*Cost: $1,199,205,116


North Dakota

*Percentage Obese: 27.9%

*Population: 646,844

*Number Of Obese: 180,191

*Cost: $257,890,881


Kansas

*Percentage Obese: 28.1%

*Population: 2,818,747

*Number Of Obese: 792,067

*Cost: $1,131,865,039


Texas

*Percentage Obese: 28.7%

*Population: 24,782,302

*Number Of Obese: 7,112,520

*Cost: $10,163,792,043


Wisconsin

*Percentage Obese: 28.7%

*Population: 5,654,774

*Number Of Obese: 1,622,920

*Cost: $2,319,152,877


Ohio

*Percentage Obese: 28.8%

*Population: 11,542,645

*Number Of Obese: 3,324,281

*Cost: $4,750,398,635


North Carolina

*Percentage Obese: 29.3%

*Population: 9,380,884

*Number Of Obese: 2,748,599

*Cost: $3,927,747,988


South Carolina

*Percentage Obese: 29.3%

*Population: 4,561,242

*Number Of Obese: 1,341,005

*Cost: $1,916,296,356


Indiana

*Percentage Obese: 29.5%

*Population: 6,423,113

*Number Of Obese: 1,894,818

*Cost: $2,707,695,400


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